Happy Labor Day!

Whatever you do, work hardily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ. – Colossians 2:23-24 (ESV) Have a happy, safe, and blessed Labor Day!  

Happy Independence Day!

Happy 236 Birthday to the USA! We are blessed to live in this young democratic experiment called the United States of America. Pray for our president and all those who are in authority over us. Remember those in the armed forces who sacrifice so much that we may live the liberties we enjoy and sometimes […]

A Confession: I love C.M.E. Christians!

You have heard of C.M.E. Christians, haven’t you? This has nothing to do with a particular denomination. C.M.E. Christians are in every church. They are people who only come to church on Christmas, Mother’s Day, and Easter Sunday. Get it? Ironically, C.M.E. Christians are usually not true Christians. They are nominal Christians, at best. They […]

Notes from Palm Sunday 2012

Yesterday was Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week. I am very excited! Saturday was our Make a Difference Day. Our members participated in various service projects to show the love of Christ to our community and city. It was a great day of service. Thanks to all of our volunteers. You make it happen! […]

When the Holidays are not Happy

When the Holidays are not HappyBy H.B. Charles, Jr. The holiday season – Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years – is a special time for many people. It is a time of celebration. Family and friends come together that may not have seem one another for a while. Wonderful meals are enjoyed. Gifts are shared. Affirming […]

Merry Christmas!!!

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his should, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne of David […]

Happy Thanksgiving

It is the end of a long, good day. I am winding down now, preparing for bed. At this point, it’s been more than twenty-four hours since I have slept. I pulled an all-nighter last night to finish my message for our Thanksgiving Day service this morning. My message was on the story of Mephibosheth […]

Good Friday – Easter

I had a rather long flight home yesterday from Detroit. It was scheduled to be almost five hours. But we were delayed in leaving Detroit, because of the weather. And it was a turbulent flight the whole way here. And once we neared LAX, we were diverted because of weather and air traffic. So the […]