Prayer for the Needy, by Searcy Fox

Throughout many times in my life, I have cried out to God to hear me and answer me. Not until later in life, did I realize that even though God does not respond in the exact way I asked or when I ask but he did respond in his timing. I have come to recently […]

Lent- the Verb, by Greg Crotty

And not hide yourself from your own flesh; Then your light shall break forth like the morning, your healing shall spring forth speedily, and your righteousness shall go before you. –Isaiah 58:1-9 During the 6 weeks of Lent, most Christians will observe the tradition of fasting and reflect on their spirituality. Considered will be abstinence, acts […]

Selflessness & Getting Over Yourself, by Laney Crampton

Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, “Who do the crowds say I am?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that one of the prophets from long ago has come back to life.” ”But what about you?” he asked. […]

Ash Wednesday, by the Rev. Gates Elliott

“Beware of practicing your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then you have no reward from your Father in heaven.” – Matthew 6:1 It is a bit ironic that we read a passage about the need to keep our piety to ourselves on a day in which we as a […]