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Pastor Brian Gilroy,High Prairie Church of the Nazarene. A simple yet profound question that cuts to the heart of a person. Every person, every company, every organization has a set of core beliefs or values that theoretically define who they…

Retired Pastor Pat Duffin “I will never forgive that miserable ‘so-and-so’ after what he did to me! Not only will I never forgive; I will never forget. And for sure, I will never let him forget either.” Have you ever…

Retired Pastor Pat Duffin A rich young ruler came to Jesus and asked a direct and most imperative question for himself and each one of us. “Good Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?”…

Dan Cooper,President, High Prairie Branch,Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints In May, I wrote about having discontent for ourselves. [Page 8, May 12] Another focus of our discontent can be toward others. Some common motivators for discontent toward others may include:…

Pastor Brian Gilroy,High Prairie Church of the Nazarene. People wear masks for a variety of reasons: COVID, hospital rules, celebrations like Mardi Gras, parades, and to hide their identity. When we mention the idea of a person using a mask…

Pastor Keith Williams,High Prairie Bethel Baptist Church Alexander Pope is credited with saying, “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” But is this true? I came across this little article that I hope plants a few seeds for thought. “To…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church After the Holy Spirit came at Pentecost, Peter addresses the crowd that had gathered. Peter, being bold enough to speak publicly, is really a miracle. Peter, who a little over seven weeks previously, had been…

Retired Pastor Pat Duffin Every believer is gifted with spiritual gifts from God. They are intended by God to bless and edify the church globally and locally, including the congregation in which the individual participates. They are also intended for…

Retired PastorPat Duffin It’s easy to trust God when life is going well and all is swell. But, when life turns sour and plummets into a living “hell on earth” that’s when we discover the true quality of our faith.…

Dan Cooper,President,High Prairie Branch,Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints As despair, discouragement, despondency, and depression grows in our life we can become discontent or dissatisfied with our life. Michelle D. Craig has stated, “The world often uses a feeling of discontent…

Pastor Brian Gilroy,High Prairie Church of the Nazarene. Have you ever noticed in a comedy sketch or cartoon that when the writer or illustrator wants to indicate a conversation is not worth listening to, he or she says, “Blah, blah,…

Pastor Keith Williams,High Prairie Bethel Baptist Church. I think it’s an incontrovertible fact that the typical evangelical church in this generation has become weak and womanly. Churchgoers demand their preachers be soft and dainty, especially when they are dealing with…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church. We all like to be in positions where we are able to provide leadership and many seek to have authority over others. Jesus spoke directly about this for Christians. He said to His disciples, “You…

Joseph L’Heureux,Lay Minister Recently, I was given a dream of a woman who passed 22 years ago in a terrible car accident, a relative by marriage. I immediately prayed for her and the next day I had a Mass said…

Retired Pastor Pat Duffin,High Prairie Christian Centre “Thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, save thyself. If thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross.” [Matthew 27:40] There is a very moving hymn…

Dan Cooper,President,High Prairie Branch,Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints At this Easter season, as I pondered the sacrifice and resurrection of Christ, I was reminded of the following words from Jeffery R. Holland: A servant was in debt to his king…