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The Father’s Feelings Part II

by Russ Peters

Continued from part I Jehovah God assumed the Father role as He planned for His only begotten Son (Jesus). As the angel Gabriel was telling Mary about God’s plan she said, “How can this be, since I do not know a man?” And the angel answered and said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come […]

The Father’s Feelings Part I

by Russ Peters

We cannot dive into this subject directly. A foundation needs to be laid. So let us go to the first words in the Bible: Genesis 1:1, 2, “In the beginning God (Hebrew word, Elohim) created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the […]

The Reserve Tank

by Anonymous

Bill rode home from Bible study on his Honda 1100 Shadow in freedom and glory.  It was a dark, peaceful night on Highway 280.  Then, about five miles from his turnoff in Burlingame the engine sputtered and stopped.  Not a problem, he thought, and he reached down to the fuel petcock to switch it from […]

Marriage Ministry Moment

by Garry Swaffar

Marriage Ministry Moment: A man goes to see the Rabbi. ‘ “Rabbi, something terrible is happening and I have to talk to you about it.” The Rabbi asked, “What’s wrong?” The man replied, “My wife is going to poison me.” The Rabbi, very surprised by this, asks, “How can that be?” The man then pleads, […]

Bread Truck

by Anonymous

Mike (not his real name) emerged from a rough childhood with a smoldering anger in his heart. As a young married man he worked for a beer distributor, which offered free beer to employees. He and some other employees drank and smoked pot together after hours. The combination of these factors took a toll on […]

Dare To Be Different Part III

by Russ Peters

Continued from Part II Let us fast forward to the book of Acts, in the New Testament. The beginning of the Christian Church by the outpouring of the Holy Spirit is described in chapter two. In Acts chapter seven, just a few years later (between 34 and 39 AD), a young man by the name […]

Dare To Be Different Part II

by Russ Peters

Dare To Be Different Part II As time went on, Nebuchadnezzar began to forget his awe at Daniel’s God, and instead dwelt on the fact that he was that “head of Gold,” representing the greatest gentile kingdom portrayed in his dream which Daniel had interpreted. Chapter three of Daniel describes how his heart was lifted […]

Dare To Be Different Part I

by Russ Peters

Tuesday, July 4, 2017, was the 241st birthday of the United States of America, a country founded on Christian principles. In the early days the USA was considered to be a Christian nation, whose citizens conducted themselves in such a manner that the nation has been greatly blessed by God. Though the USA has only […]

Flying Free

by Anonymous

When Gordon plays guitar onstage he looks confident and at home in his skin, but it was not always so. Gordon’s love of music dates back to early childhood.  When he and his family watched Ozzie and Harriet on TV, at the end of the show when Ricky Nelson played his guitar and sang a […]