by Michael Crawford on December 10th, 2020
Fear Not Isaiah 43:1-5a December 7, 2020FEAR has been defined as a distressing emotion brought about by many different factors such as anger, danger, evil, pain and the list goes on. FEAR has been describe as an overwhelming sensation that robs a person of their ability to think, speak, and sometimes even move. FEAR has been developed as means to keep people under control. What is certain abo...
by Michael Crawford on December 1st, 2020
FOR THE MIND! November 22, 2020 Scripture teaches us the importance of the words that we say and how we say them. To the church in Colossae Paul wrote, “Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one” (Colossians 4:6). Scripture also teaches us that we are to strive for peace. Jesus tells us, “Blessed are the...
The Light that Shines
by Michael Crawford on October 20th, 2020
FROM THE HEART! October 8, 2020 In his book, Inside Out: Christian Hope in a World of Contradictions, Dr. Wayne Bray rightly proclaims that “the only hope for a world turned upside down is a church turned inside out.” But, what if the church turned inside out looks the same as the world turne...
by Michael Crawford on September 27th, 2020
FROM THE HEART! September 8, 2020 This year has been a very challenging one on many levels. The global pandemic from COVID-19 reminds us that our human existence is frail for life is fleeting. The protests turned lawlessness reminds us that sin affects our reason and robs us of all civility. The outright violence and anarchy...