Posted in March 2013

Not Dry Yet (by Len Winneroski)

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10 (NLT) I have heard it said that there is a very thin line between genius and insanity. One historical figure that seems to lend credence to this … Continue reading

Useless Prayer (by D.A. Cobb)

I read a report today discussing the findings of a study involving six hospitals across the country examining whether prayer helps in the recovery of heart bypass patients. It was the largest undertaking of its kind and the results were published with the headline, “Praying for heart-bypass patients didn’t aid recovery”. The story went on … Continue reading

Worth (by D.A. Cobb)

The other day I read the board of directors of a major oil company had approved the retirement benefits for the outgoing chairman. His pension is estimated to have a value of four hundred million dollars. That’s right, $400,000.000. Is any one individual really entitled to such an outlandish payment? What possible guidelines were used … Continue reading

The Locked Chapel (by D.A. Cobb)

When I moved my family to Indianapolis we became members of a large and prestigious church on the far north side. Although still on the roster, we now attend a smaller more Christ centered house of worship filled with the Holy Spirit. On occasion I stop by the original church, enter a side door and … Continue reading

Church, One Lump or Two (by John Loy)

While serving in the Marine Corps, I drank my coffee black. There was nothing quite like the bold, full flavored taste. And the cooks at the chow hall were not afraid to make it STRONG. If you have ever watched an episode of MASH or other military themed show, you know the type of coffee … Continue reading

Camping (by D.A. Cobb)

One year my son decided to join the Boy Scouts. He worked hard and received the required merit badgers along with other awards for his efforts. It reminded me of the time I was a scout and travelled with other members of my troop to Camp Philmont in New Mexico. We spent two weeks in … Continue reading

God’s Plan (by John Loy)

Luke’s gospel tells the story of ten men with leprosy who were in need of a touch from Jesus. Leprosy was incurable. They asked Jesus for a healing, and He extended it to them. But out of the ten, only one returned to give Him thanks. We read that “One of them, when he saw … Continue reading