Ride On! Ride On!

Do you not know that in a race the [bikers] all compete, but only one receives the prize? [Bike] in such a way that you may win it. Athletes exercise self-control in all things; they do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable one. — First Corinthians...

Survey Update

I’m giving you my opinion about this. It’s to your advantage to do this, since you not only started to do it last year, but you wanted to do it too. Now finish the job as well so that you finish it with as much enthusiasm as you started… — Second Corinthians 8:10-11...

American Gospel

In one of the last letters of his life, written, his doctor said, with “all the striking characteristics of his vigorous and unfaded intellect,” [Thomas] Jefferson spoke of America’s hard-won freedom from monarchs who used church and state to reign over others, acting...

Compassion

Have compassion for everyone you meet Even if they don’t want it. What seems conceit, Bad manners or cynicism is always a sign Of things no ears have heard, no eyes have seen. You do not know what wars are going on Down there where the spirit meets the bone. — Miller...

True Happiness

True happiness is found in unselfish love, a love which increases in proportion as it is shared. There is no end to the sharing of love, and, therefore, the potential happiness of such love is without limit. Infinite sharing is the law of God’s inner life. He has made...

Freedom

For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. — Galatians 5:1 (NRSV) Dear Friends, Easter is behind us once again; my 33rdEaster Sunday as a professional worship leader. We had a wonderful celebration of...