Memorial Day Musings (by Pastor Roy)

On Memorial Day, the bugle call Taps will be sounded at sacred resting places across this nation.  This mournful tune reminds us that our freedom was purchased not by those who of a “super race” or who were pawns of a totalitarian scheme. It was purchased with the blood of those who loved with the […]

Why Did God Put Jerks in the World? (by Pastor Roy)

Ever feel like Bull Meecham (AKA “the Great Santini” from the movie of the same name)? In an early scene, the Marine fighter pilot portrayed by Robert Duvall sits at breakfast perusing his newspaper.  He mutters “Castro”¦”, “de Gaulle”¦” and then stands to his feet and bellows to the heavens, “God! Why did you put […]

Multi-cultural Worship

I thought you might enjoy my wife, Priscilla’s, reflections on the worship service we attended this morning in the country of Mozambique as part of a Missions trip. Here are her thoughts: This morning we worshiped at the Malhangalene Baptist Church where our friend Isaias Uaene is the pastor. The church building is small, holding […]