Nov. 10 – Give Thanks to God

Give flowers through fence

How far would you go to rescue your child? If you could, would you dare to rattle the gates of Hell? Since all of humanity are children of God through Adam and Eve, how far would God go to rescue? For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous and the unrighteous, in… Continue reading Nov. 10 – Give Thanks to God

Nov. 17 – Consecration Sunday

Offering Plate

Once a year we estimate the portion of our income that we will set aside as thanksgiving for what God has done in our lives. The amazing part is that we will do this even before we know what the coming year will bring. We do this because we know that God loved us first.… Continue reading Nov. 17 – Consecration Sunday

Aug. 11 – Expected Treasures

"Just in the nick of time someone would give us something we needed." I have heard stories of families struggling to make ends meet for diverse reasons at every congregation that I have served. They often told of praying for food, clothing, car repairs, … and just when they thought all was lost they received… Continue reading Aug. 11 – Expected Treasures

Risky Business

For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. — Matthew 25:14-15 (NRSV) The Greek word from which the English word 'talent' derives… Continue reading Risky Business

Where Is Your Heart?

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. — Matthew 6:21 (NRSV) Many churches call the Sunday before Advent "Christ the King Sunday." On this day the Church celebrates the authority of Christ in our lives and over all the earth and heaven. At Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church we will also call… Continue reading Where Is Your Heart?