by Tom Linderman on January 23rd, 2023
Jonah was this dude with a really bad attitude.He didn't do what he was told by God to do.He tried to hide and ran away from God,But he was found, yet God still gave him the job.To go and warn a city full of people who did not even know.Jonah disobeyed and got on a boat.But because of a storm, the ship could not float.The storm was so bad it was whipping the sails.There was lightning and thunder a...
by Tom Linderman on January 17th, 2023
REPAIREDI recently read an article about the art of “Kintsugi.” Imagine taking a beautiful ceramic bowl out of a kitchen cabinet and suddenly bumping into someone, causing the bowl to fall out of your hands and breaking into pieces when it hits the floor. In our culture we would likely throw it all away and use some alternative bowl. In Japanese culture, they would take some rice flower, mixed ...
Jonah Chapter 1
by Tom Linderman on January 10th, 2023
“The Word of the Lord came to Jonah” Jonah 1:1God’s Word and God’s will are inseparable! By God’s grace, He has given each person a conscience to help guide them. John 16:9 tells us that the Holy Spirit convicts everyone who does not believe in Jesus in hopes that they will turn to Him and find Him as Savior. If they choose not to believe, God can use their conscience to hold back evil in this ...
Celebrate the beauty of a NEW YEAR!
by Tom Linderman on January 3rd, 2023
Celebrate the Beauty of a New Year!It is estimated that about 1 billion people watch on TV the Waterford crystal Time Square New Year's Eve ball drop. Ever since 1904, there has been a fireworks show celebrating the new year.The new year gives many an optimistic outlook. We as Christians know that God gives us reason to always have hope and joy. Imagine before sin entered the world, all creation ...
Happy New Year
by Tom Linderman on December 27th, 2022
It’s time for 2023Romans 12:2 “Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.”Your heavenly Father’s goal for you is to grow to be more like Christ. Sadly, there is the temptation after you have come to know Jesus as Savior, to sto...
by Tom Linderman on December 19th, 2022
Gift Wrapping“Every good and perfect gift is from above,coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights”James 1:17 This is the time of year when we think back to when the Three Wise Men went to see the baby Jesus, and, according to the Book of Matthew, “presented unto Him gifts; gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” These are simple words, but if we analyze them carefully, we discover an important, y...