Welcoming Guests is the Mission

Welcoming Guests is the Mission

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.                                    –Hebrews 13:2 Dear Friends of the Living Messiah, WHY DOES THE CHURCH EXIST?  The short answer is “mission.”  But so...
Remember That You Are Dust …

Remember That You Are Dust …

By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken:  You are dust, and to dust you shall return. –spoken by the Lord when first humans were expelled from Eden.  Genesis 3:19 There shall be in that great...
Soggy Cereal & Tepid Tea

Soggy Cereal & Tepid Tea

ONE OF MY FAVORITE POEMS is by a seminary professor, the late Gerhard E. Frost.  It seemed fitting to share as we begin a new year with hopes and goals to achieve as individuals, a community, and a church. “SOGGY CEREAL AND TEPID TEA” When I remember that I am a...
You’ve Got a Friend

You’ve Got a Friend

Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son,  whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the worlds. He is the reflection of God’s glory and the exact imprint...