Posts from June 2021

Posts from June 2021

Compelling Thought

The First Game of Hide and Seek

In the opening moments of the Bible, we read about the first humans — Adam and Eve. They were God’s creative masterpieces being perfect in every way! He made them with three intentions: to love them personally, for them to fill the earth with people, and for them to take care of the earth He had just created.  God had a few instructions for them including to enjoy everything in the earth except for one tree. We don’t know how…
Compelling Thought

A Glimmer of Hope from the Cemetery

At the impressionable age of 12, I was standing in Woodside Cemetery in Middletown, Ohio questioning God. My heart was broken. Rocky Glenn, my 16-month old brother, had died and all I could do was ask why! Why? Several weeks before Ken, my older brother, had begun to participate in a church sponsored basketball league. The prerequisite to play was that you would attend the church services. When the funeral director asked my father who he would like to officiate…
Compelling Thought

Right Thinking

Philippians 4:8 “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.” The Lord gave us a list of things in this verse we are to be thinking about, that we are to ponder, that we are to consider. These are worthy things to think upon. We…