Author: Pastor Carl

God’s Greatness

He knew what was in store for him. He shared it with his disciples. “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him.  And...

The Three “Rs”

The old school basics for a good education are the three “Rs”:  Reading, (W)riting, and (A)rithmetic.  Sticking to these three “Rs” can provide all that is really needed to be well educated. The old...

Show Mercy

Jesus, in his earthly ministry, was continually showing mercy to others.  When criticized for it, he told his critics to be about showing mercy, too, instead of finding fault and hurting others with their...

Daily Bread

“Give us this day our daily bread.” Matthew 6:11 Jesus invites us to ask our Father for daily bread.  Just what is this daily bread?  Is it what we can get at the highest...

Right Here, Right Now

In a powerful episode in his ministry, Jesus met a grieving woman on her way to the cemetery.  She certainly had every reason to grieve.  First, her husband had died, and then her only...

New Life

It was an astonishing discovery the women made that first Easter morning.  The gray shimmers of dawn found them approaching the forbidding chamber into which, not many hours before, the broken body of Jesus...

Hang On!

In the book of Job the “Adversary” approaches the Lord with a question he has been considering for some time.  Simply stated, the question is, “How bad can I make it?”  Scholars believe that...

Epiphany Light

Epiphany is the season of celebrating the light of Christ in the world.  It is a Greek word meaning “manifestation”, “display”, or “showing”.  The season is made up of the several weeks between Christmas...

Giving From God’s Heart

“We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia” (2 Corinthians 8:1).  That’s where Paul, the Apostle’s, account of the generous sharing of...