February 26, 2020
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What Would We Change?

What are the things that you would change in our Church, in our city, in our family, in our nation, in the world? As you compile your list, let me try to anticipate it by offering a simple solution to any of the problems that bother you and to any...

The Eternal Facilitator

With the solemnity of Pentecost practically on our doorsteps it would be wise and helpful to appreciate, at least with a small dose, this great liturgical feast that we, as Church, will soon be celebrating. In effect, when we closely consider...

Pondering Pentecost

The Near-Death Experience Research Foundation claims that more than 15 million Americans have had a Near-Death Experience (NDE); that is, they have come close to death or experienced clinical death as established by no heartbeat or brainwave...

Using Our Spirit-Given Gifts

Pentecost is the birthday of the Church in the power of the Holy Spirit. For this reason it should not surprise us to realize that his divine work has woven all pages of the Bible into a most masterful tapestry filled with grace and light. Here are...

God’s Breath of Life

And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, and whose sins you retain are retained.” (John 22:23) The unmistakable message that John is conveying to...

The Very Life of God

We could spend the rest of our life speaking about the Holy Spirit and still have only begun to cover this most awesome subject. The Holy Spirit is the very Life of God and we are destined to share ever more fully in that Life. Hence, given the...

The Good News of Pentecost

A famous Christian evangelist named Dwight Moody frequently preached at missions and revivals, and as a result many people gave their lives to Christ. One day someone asked him, “How many converts did you have last night?,” and he answered, “Two and...

The Spirit of Love

On Pentecost Sunday we remember and celebrate the event that marked the fulfillment of the promise that Jesus made to his disciples, the gift of the Holy Spirit that Jesus personally requested from His heavenly Father, the gift that would always...