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What is True Worship?

by Delesslyn A. Kennebrew Worship is not the slow song that the choir sings. Worship is not the amount you place in the offering basket. Worship is not volunteering in children’s church. Yes, these may be acts or expressions of worship, but they do not define what true worship really is. There are numerous definitions of […]

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There Is a Light

There is a lamp in my office. Tracy Waal, my former boss at MVNU, made it out of an old electrical box and antique gas light covers. The first time I saw it I was amazed. What a wonderful expression of the creativity and skill that God had given him. Everyday I turn it on as soon as I enter […]

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Billy Graham

Many of us were touched by the life and ministry of Billy Graham. Today’s devotional is from www.billygraham.org/devotion. You can find devotional thoughts written by Rev. Graham for each day of the year. Living in His Power By Billy Graham I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. —Philippians 4:13 Jesus had a humble heart. […]

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Brothers and Sisters

My identical triplet brothers and I were all kinds of trouble growing up. When I was 12 and the boys were 10 my sister Natalie was born. She was a feisty red head with a big heart, but that did not keep us from harassing her on a regular basis. Natalie was born with an […]

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Suffering and Perseverance

For those of you that missed yesterday’s service, I hope you will go online and listen to the powerful words God spoke through Tracy Waal. Today I opened up Streams in the Dessert and was in awe at how the words of L.B. Cowman tied into yesterday’s sermon: “And I will make you ride on the heights […]

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Prayer

This morning I read from Streams in the Desert.  It was a beautiful reminder for me.  I pray it will be the same for you. “In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he […]

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