Take Me To Church? Did you go to church this morning or are you a Saturday Sabbath observer? Worse yet, some would say, are you among the growing number who do not attend a church, synagogue, temple or mosque? No, this is not a poll and one will not be taken on this topic of attendance at religious institutions. What more interests me is this: Did you pray today? The ‘smart’ ones among you will know that this is one of my trick questions. Trick in as much as: There
Children Church Lessons “Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.” Ralph Waldo Emerson For most of my childhood years, my Sundays mornings into afternoons were spent in church, dressed in uncomfortable frilly frocks, wearing even more uncomfortable ill-fitting shoes sent to us from “The States.” The lessons from the pulpit were, for the most part, lost on me. More interested in lunch, what was for dinner or the conversation with
Blessed Sunday “Compassion is a lifetime business. You can’t say something like, “I will have compassion on Monday, Thursdays and Fridays only. But for the rest, I will be cruel”. That is hypocrisy.” Israelmore Ayivor Many entered the sanctuary today full of holiness and remained there for most of the day, enjoying the community and using the best church apps to share their thoughts and tithing. Come Monday, they will exit and at the gate pick up their basket full of judgement, criticism and hatred, peddling their wares all week.