Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

A “Mite-y” Song From The Heart

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago in a church meeting, the congregation was  treated to one of the most beautiful vocal solos I have heard. The brother singing was a professional and I was inspired by the song he sang. While listening I was taken back twenty years to another solo that inspired me.   As a family […]

A Life Of Service; Everyone Knows And Everybody Cares!

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD On a tombstone was carved the following epitaph: Here lies a miser who lived for himself, And cared for nothing but gathering pelf, Now, where he is, or how he fares, Nobody knows and nobody cares. Gordon B. Hinckley once  said that those who reach out to lift and serve others “will come […]

Respect for Others Beliefs Is Of Christ

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD One of the wonderful things I have noticed over my many years of listening to church leaders is that they are very careful to be considerate of other’s beliefs. I don’t know if I ever remember a church leader publicly slandering the beliefs of another man’s religion. Indeed, I really don’t recall […]

“Tell Mother!”

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD The story is often told that during a severe storm in Holland a few years ago, a ship was sinking offshore and volunteers manned rowboats to rescue the stranded sailors.  It took great courage and strength to row through the treacherous waves in reaching the endangered vessel.  Although they finally arrived at the […]

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