Daily Devotional 4-13-16

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Persuasion’…  April 13, 2016 Addressing the question, ‘How can we make politics better?’ in an opinion article in The New York Times yesterday (April 12), David Brooks observed: ‘…It’s increasingly clear that the roots of political dysfunction lie deep in society. If there’s truly going to be improvement, there has to be improvement in the social context politics is embedded in. ‘In healthy societies, people...

Read More

Daily Devotional 3-2-16

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Growth’…  March 2, 2016 For many, church is an irrelevant institution filled with self-righteous hypocrites. The Letters of Paul the Apostle paint a very different picture of church – a picture of vitality, community and  growth. We see this for example in Paul’s thanksgiving for the church in Colossae.   1Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful...

Read More

Daily Devotional 2-24-16

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Mercy and Hope’…  February 24, 2016 Jesus’ story of the Prodigal Son paints one of the most vivid pictures of the extraordinary riches of God’s grace. In Luke 15 we read: Then Jesus said, “There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the property that will belong to me.’ So he divided his property between them. 13 A few days later the younger son...

Read More