Pastor’s Blog

Daily Devotional August 4, 2022

“Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the
pioneer and perfecter of faith”  (Hebrews 12:2-3, NIV).
The headline read:
“US Runner, 105, Sets New World Record for 100m Sprint—But Feels
Disappointed She Wasn’t Faster.”


Daily Devotional August 3, 2022

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”

(2 Corinthians 5:17, NIV). 

     We pay a lot of attention to our skin. We wash it. Shave it. Moisturize it. Some of us even paint it.


Daily Devotional August 2, 2022

“For the body, itself is not made up of only one part, but of many parts” (1 Corinthians 12:14).

     The floods that recently devastated Eastern Kentucky substantiated a familiar adage. Nothing is more powerful than the love of a mother—except when a mother’s love is combined with a few feet of electrical cord.


Daily Devotional August 1, 2022

“But anyone who is alive in the world of the living has some hope; a live dog is better
off than a dead lion” (Ecclesiastes 9:4, GNT)
     In 1972, Walter Mishel conducted an experiment with a large group of four and five-year-old children. Each child was given a binary choice to either eat a marshmallow or wait fifteen minutes and receive a second marshmallow. Follow-up studies on delayed gratification discovered the minority of children who held out for a second marshmallow went on to enjoy better outcomes in life, to include better social skills, higher test scores, and healthier bodies.


Daily Devotional July 29, 2022

“So my dear brothers and sisters, stand strong. Do not let anything move you. Always give
yourselves fully to the work of the Lord because you know that your work in the Lord is never
wasted” (1 Corinthians 15:58, NCV).

     Sisyphus. His is not a common name. Sisyphus is the mythical Greek king who was punished for his cruelty to others by pushing a large rock up a steep hill, only to find it rolling back when nearing the top.


Daily Devotional July 28, 2022

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs,
which outwardly appear beautiful, but within are full of dead people’s bones and all
uncleanness” (Matthew 23:27, ESV).