For or Against the Christ

“For the one who is not against us is for us.”  – Mark 9:40 We are born as creatures who are dead-set against the Christ.  From the Fall of Adam onward, we are born to trouble as sparks fly upward [Job 5:7].  We born to trouble in so many ways, and...

Calls and Vacancies – Updated September 22, 2021

CONGREGATIONS/RSOs CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL (SR or SOLE): AVON, Our Shepherd (Senior) BREMEN, St. Paul’s (Senior)- called Rev. Heath Curtis – declined BROWNSTOWN, St. Paul COLUMBUS, St. Peter’s (Senior)- called Rev. John Cordrey –...

Up Becomes Down, and Down Up

But they did not understand the saying, and were afraid to ask him. Mark 9:32 In God’s kingdom, up becomes down and down becomes up; but this is the only way salvation can occur.  We who are down in sin and death can only be saved if we are brought up in forgiveness...

Calls and Vacancies – Updated September 15, 2021

CONGREGATIONS/RSOs CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL (SR or SOLE): AVON, Our Shepherd (Senior) BREMEN, St. Paul’s (Senior)- called Rev. Heath Curtis – declined BROWNSTOWN, St. Paul COLUMBUS, St. Peter’s (Senior)- called Rev. John Cordrey –...

Where is the Prayer?

And he said to them, “This kind cannot be driven out by anything but prayer.” Mark 9:29 In this Sunday’s Gospel Jesus informs us that certain kinds of evil spirits cannot be driven out, except by prayer.  Seeming to contradict his own statement Jesus did not pray when...