Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

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 […]

To The Legions of ‘Forgotten Heroes’ Walking The Church Hallways

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD In the summer of 1980 we were living in Maryland. That summer my parents were able to get a beach house located on the Chesapeake Bay for a few days. My wife and I, with our young son of just over a year, were excited to go and spend a few days […]

The “Stuff” Of Which Eternity Is Made

Print or EmailTheDiscipleMD A few years ago we held our annual family Christmas party. The highlight for me was when time was turned over to my now deceased father, then 87, to say a few words. He spoke a few words about my mother, who died in 2002. In his remarks, referring to my mother, […]

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