Monthly Archives: June 2020

4th of July Thoughts

Wow! Another 4th of July.  Happy Birthday America! As I think about July 4th, I think about all the history of those days.  I think of the people whose lives were made harsher as tyranny increased.  I think about how … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Ep 24 – Fitly Spoken Words

What does God mean by a word fitly spoken? He says that they are as valuable or as beautiful as apples of gold in a setting of silver. Do we value it? Do we show it by doing it? On … Continue reading

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The Confidence of Knowing God’s Love

Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart, 2 Corinthians 4:1 Did you have a grandmother like mine? In my grandmother’s house there were smells and expressions that told me I was loved … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Ep 23 – Superstitions, where do they come from?

This week we are thinking a bit about superstitions. Where do they come from? Why did we adopt them? What do they mean to us? On Android you can find past episodes here: Of course, you can always find all … Continue reading

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Grace, Listening, Grace, Love, Grace, Patience…

There is a word in the Christian vocabulary that we really like on one hand, but also really struggle with. The word is grace. As we see the polarization of our communities right now over our differing responses to the … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Ep 22 – Christ confidence. The God-ward way we find our ability to do what He has asked of us.

This week we are thinking about self-confidence. It seems, in many ways, to be a slippery thing for us. Should we be talking about self confidence, or should we be talking about Christ confidence? Is this the God-ward way we … Continue reading

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Be An Example

Paul said, “Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.”  Quite a statement!  It speaks of Paul’s desire to see those around him become like Jesus.  It speaks of a discipleship that was more modeling than teaching.  … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Ep 21 – Thoughts about The Empty Nest

This week we are thinking about the empty nest. Another one of my children has just graduated High School. This means that we are one child away from the empty nest. I just wanted to share some musings about this … Continue reading

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Why I wear a mask at church – Guest blog

by Amy Jakes   May 27, 2020 Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work, to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show … Continue reading

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