Monthly Archives: September 2005

Sunday’s sermon

If we want to learn about faith, holiness, the bible, money, evangelism – and many other subjects – John Wesley is a great source. But when it comes to learning how to lead one’s family life, Wesley’s example is best … Continue reading

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Katrina Relief Projects

Here’s a post from Randy Hageman about some opportunities to help people recover from Hurricane Katrina: Gateway Community Church (formerly Abundant Life UMC), in conjunction with Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (both Clear Lake area churches) have set up the C.O.R.E. … Continue reading

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Quick Thinking

This just in from a friend who wanted to remain anonymous: City officials of Houston have seen the errors of their ways during the recent hurricane evacuation and have improved the Houston Hurricane Evacuation Plan. Here is the newly developed … Continue reading

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One More Famous Person

Steve has no been profiled at Locusts & Honey. Go check it out!

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Banned Books Week

This is “Banned Books Week.”  Let’s all take a minute to celebrate that in the good ol’ US of A we don’t ban books!  Why, then, have a “Banned Books Week,” you ask? In honor of freedom of the press and freedom … Continue reading

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Rita Ramblings, Part 2

If ever you doubted God’s providence, surely you are a believer after the past week! Less than one week after focusing worship on Jesus’ parable of the Talents and what it means to live in the Kingdom of God, we … Continue reading

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ONENATIONUNDERgod

Denmark has an offical state church (of the Lutheran variety). One of their leaders (a custodian) decided years ago that he thought reinarnation was part of Christianity so he started teaching it. The other leaders in the church (pastor, bishop, … Continue reading

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Rita Ramblings

I have been occupied hosting evacuees from south Houston since last Thursday night. I will have many thoughts about sbservations from my experiences, but for now, I’ll consider it enough to post these few paragraphs. First United Methodist Church of … Continue reading

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Rita Destruction

First news on how UM churches have fared in Rita. Susan Buchanan, pastor at Mont Belvieu (east of Houston) has pictures up on the destruction at their church – they lost part of their roof. According to the Beaumont Examiner, … Continue reading

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Preparing for Rita

Blogging on this site has been pretty slow this week. First, I was busy preparing for Sunday’s Charge Conference. More recently I’ve been busy I’ve been busy preparing for Hurricane Rita. We’re 300 miles form the coast, so the major … Continue reading

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