Salt & Light Living

Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12) Matthew 5:13-16, 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16) — February 9, 2020 INTRODUCTION TO ISAIAH 58:1-9A Israel has strictly followed the law regarding fasting, but God seems not to take notice because they were pursuing their own interests, quarreling and fighting and oppressing others.  God prefers they fast from those activities. Hear the word of theContinue reading “Salt & Light Living”

Faith Lift: May We Live in Such a Way

This prayer is one that I submit as a follow up to my last Sunday’s sermon Lord, teach us the difference between being happy and experiencing joy.  Adjust our attitudes to realize we have nothing without you in our lives, and that we are blessed when we’re on top of the world and when we’reContinue reading “Faith Lift: May We Live in Such a Way”

Faith Lift: Souper Bowl of Caring

In 1990, a seminary intern serving at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina prayed a simple prayer: “Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game, help us be mindful of those who are without a bowl of soup to eat,” That prayer inspired a youth-led movement to help hungry and hurting people around the world. HisContinue reading “Faith Lift: Souper Bowl of Caring”