Glimpses of Grace
Last Sunday morning I woke up to rain. About 5 am as I stepped outside, the heavens opened up. First thought: what will we do about the outdoor service and the picnic? All the plans, the work, the anticipation. The… Read the rest
As we begin the school year this week, here is a prayer for our use:
A Prayer for Students…and All of “Us”
For the opportunity to learn, we thank You Lord…
We do… Read the rest
Wow! It has been a long time since you’ve heard from me in a Glimpses!
That is what happens when I’m away on mission in Africa, recovering from and responding to the trip, working with leaders and helpers as… Read the rest
Today Pastor John and a team from Pittsburgh Presbytery are leaving for a two-week mission trip to Malawi, Africa. Please join me in praying for them daily. Pray for safety, energy, and strength. Even more, pray for what… Read the rest
Glimpses of Grace…
“Out of the depths have I cried out to You, O Lord. Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.” (Psalm 130:1-2)
These words are my heartfelt prayer as I… Read the rest
This time we get to be the instruments of grace…
You may have heard that one of our mission partners, Washington City Mission, experienced a massive fire over the weekend. The fire significantly damaged the kitchen, dining room and… Read the rest
The last three Saturdays have been wonderful experiences of God’s blessing and grace through his servants.
On the first of those Saturdays, May 16, I joined over a hundred other folks to celebrate the 100th birthday of Amy Perkins… Read the rest
“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing so some have entertained angels unaware.”
We heard this in Scripture and in sermon on Sunday as Robbie reminded us of the strangers “entertained” by a gracious… Read the rest
After the sermon on Sunday and your comments and reflections with me, I found a prayer I had written a while back- for myself and now for you, too.
A Prayer for Perspective
Oh Lord, do I… Read the rest
Last Sunday the sermon was on, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.”
What better prayer could we pray then the beloved, “Prayer of St. Francis”?
So here it is for your use… Read the rest
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