HYMN-PRAYING

Written by Steve Macchia on Jan 24, 2023 10:09 am* This past Sunday I was in the middle of singing one of the worship leader-led hymns with our congregation and found my soul strangely warmed by the presence of the Spirit we call Holy. I noticed my hands beginning to open up with a gentle gratitude …

Desire Drives Dedication, Determination by Harvey MacKay*

A young college graduate, determined to find a position with a reputable company, began seeking interviews. Although she faced continual rejection, her persevering talent kept her goals in mind. One busy personnel manager, flooded with applications, suggested the hopeful applicant check back in 10 years. “No problem,” said the young woman. “Would a morning or …

January Prayer Update

PRAISE: I had good visit with my family Christmas weekend, and it was a delight to see my siblings, niece, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews in-person. (Two grandnieces and one grandnephew were born during the pandemic.) God works through our various year-end efforts including the email series and the needed funds came in for the ministry, …