Month: November 2017

Freedom OF Religion, Not Freedom FROM Religion

Losing our religion! Losing our religious freedom? Freedom of religion and the separation of church and state are important and necessary elements of the democratic experiment known as the United States of America. The Founding Parents of our nation saw the problems in Europe where neither of those concepts were established. Religious freedom means you […]

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Character is Destiny

It has been said that character is destiny. Who you are and who you become – your essence, your nature, your internal way of being – is important above all things. This is why Proverbs 4:23 says, “Above all else, guard the heart. For it is the wellspring of life.” The Message translation says it […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

On this beautiful Thanksgiving day, we are overwhelmed with God’s love and goodness. Here are a few things we are grateful for this year at Living Word. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;     his love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story. Psalm 107 Our building expansion will help us reach more people […]

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Who Do You Love?

This is a follow up post from last week’s post on LOVE. On this question, Christianity gets REALLY radical. I must write a little longer today to unpack this, but I think you will find it worth a few extra minutes. Love your TRIBE. Just about everyone in the world will be able to love […]

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Worth Pondering

We find ourselves worrying and taking stock as a nation, in ways we’ve not before. Who are we? What do we want? Which way forward? And what of our values? Is it only by our possessions that we wish to be known? Does what we have matter more to us than what we do? No, […]

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