Category Archives: Newsletter Articles

Why have I asked Life Action to come to WBC?

A meditation on Acts 3:20 Throughout our journey of faith in Christ we go through seasons.  For some of us it has been the same season for a long time, and for others it seems like the seasons are constantly changing.  No matter where you find yourself there...

Remembering and Forgetting

I am writing this article in a very memorable place for me – the Chapel in the Pines at Camp Susque.  It is where I first spoke to the youth group of WBC before I was hired as Youth Pastor back in the fall of 2005.  Sometimes it...

Timing Is Everything

A meditation on confession             When preparing to confess to those we have wronged, time and place are important considerations.  This last week I was reminded of a friend of mine.  For the sake of this article, let’s call him Bob.  Bob had finished another semester of college...

Idleness and the Second Coming

Last week our Wednesday evening Prayer and Bible Study finished 1 and 2 Thessalonians.  These two great letters are written by the Apostle Paul.  In both letters he addresses the issue of Christ’s second coming.  It seems there was confusion in the Thessalonian church over how those events...

Learning to Be Content

Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and...

Lent

The season of Lent begins in March.  For those of us who practice the tradition of Lent that means giving up something or simply put fasting that item for the duration of Lent.  While there are definitely spiritual benefits to fasting from certain foods and abstaining from various...

Sochi

The Winter Olympic will soon begin.  Athletes from all over the world will gather to compete in a variety of winter sports to crown a champion in each category.  I enjoy watching the Olympics.  There is something inspiring about knowing that these men and women have trained and...

Do Good

Fall is a time of change: change of weather, change of leaves, and even the clothing we wear changes.  It is also a time of year when we look back over the spring and summer months and give thanks to God for his hand in providing for us. ...

Eating and Drinking to the Glory of God

A Meditation on 1 Corinthians 10:31 “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” And it begins.  Yes, Halloween has just passed and Wal-Mart has Christmas preparations in full swing.  We must of course first get past Thanksgiving, but...