Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

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The Hardest Calling In The Church

TheDiscipleMd One of the hardest and most thankless callings in the church is the call to “support and sustain” a spouse in his/her church responsibilities. When I have received a calling I have also received the blessings and joy that come with that service. Associations are had, friendships are made and, on occasion, compliments come […]

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Did I Not Speak Peace To Your Mind?

TheDiscipleMd Recently I was inspired by a book entitled, “The Crucible of Doubt”, written by Terrly and Fiona Givens. I would recommend it.  There are wonderful concepts that reflect on the quest for faith, as states the subtitle. I quote from their book this insightful challenge. “It is useful at such moments of doubt, if we can’t exercise faith […]

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See Me!

TheDiscipleMD (Based on a true story) As he lay on his hospital death-bed, he watched as the Elders of the church passed him by. Somehow his religious affiliation has been left off his chart. As they administered and gave the sacred emblems of the Lord’s Sacrament to others around him, he wanted to cry out […]

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The ‘Good News’ Lives!

TheDiscipleMD The two men stood together gazing at the crowd coming towards them. “Here he comes! Look at him. Who does he think he is, coming back to town while pretending to be someone who he isn’t! You and I know him, he grew up here. He was nothing special. He came from a background […]

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