by Tom Linderman on April 4th, 2023
Happy Easter! Luke 19:38-40 “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, rebuke your disciples!” “I tell you,” He replied, “if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out.”Jesus encourages the joyful acclamations of everyone’s worship! Jesus knew the natural response would be to celeb...
by Tom Linderman on March 28th, 2023
King JesusFor centuries Israel had awaited the coming of their King. But this King did not look as they would have expected.Kings feasted on special foods prepared for them.This King multiplied fish and loaves to feed others.Kings were adorned in royal apparel.This King wore the clothes of a humble servant.Kings were accompanied by an army of fighting men.This King rode in alone, followed only by ...
Easter is Coming
by Tom Linderman on March 21st, 2023
EASTER IS COMING! Easter is almost here! Children have thoughts of countless plastic Easter eggs on the lawn filled with pleasant treats inside each of them. Some think about the school spring break that often happens the week before Easter. I remember thinking about the great sale on candy that happens right after Easter!How do you think Jesus felt a few weeks before Easter?Luke 9:51 (AMP) Now w...
by Tom Linderman on March 14th, 2023
Changing Times!Once again we all must remind ourselves of the phrase “spring ahead, fall back!” Twice a year we change our clocks and either loose or gain an hour of sleep. Either way, it throws off our body’s internal clock. In spring, when we lose an hour of sleep, heart attacks, strokes and fatal car accidents all increase 24%. Thankfully, in the fall when we turn back the clocks, these sam...
Life is a Journey!
by Tom Linderman on March 7th, 2023
LIFE IS A JOURNEY! The following was a note posted on Facebook the other day, it captures the reality and reassurance for many families:I heard someone say a few days ago, “See, that just goes to show you that you can raise your kids in church all you want to, but…” It shattered my heart. All because that kid had made a mistake. All because that kid’s sin was brought to light. Let me just tel...
Lessons Learned From Children!
by Tom Linderman on February 28th, 2023
LESSONS LEARNED FROM CHILDRENChildren can say the funniest things! One mom said to her daughter “Honey, some day you are going to have feelings for boys.” Her daughter answered back “What do you mean, I already do… I don’t like them!”Sometimes they say things that reveal that they just don’t understand: “I’m not cheating, I’m only helping myself win!”Children can be very honest, quick forgivers a...