Glad Tidings

GT—Volume 13 Issue 7

9 Jul , 2016  

“I Want Patience, RIGHT NOW!” There I sat looking out of the 4th grade window. It revealed a sparkling blue May sky. It was open to allow the dulcet breeze to waft in. The weather was unusually warm and superb for the Puget Sound region. But there I was stuck in a classroom for two […]

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Sermons

Stewardship of Your Gift

27 Jun , 2016  

May 24, 2015 Matthew 25:14-30 For it is as when a man, going into another country, called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods. And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one; to each according to his several ability; and he went on his journey. Straightway he that […]

Glad Tidings

GT—Volume 13 Issue 6

2 Jun , 2016  

Slippery Slope As a ten year old,  I went “swimming” with my two cousins. They swam, but I could not, so I waded. The lake was small, but deep. The beach as about ten feet long and about 6 feet wide until it dropped off precipitously. The water over the beach was not up to […]

Prayers

He Makes All Things New

30 May , 2016  

January 6, 2013 Behold! All Things New “And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth are passed away; and the sea is no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven of God, made ready as a bride adorned […]

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Christ and Culture

Praying for the Church

30 May , 2016  

Author: Steve Gammon, Conference Minister   One of the most important things any of us can do for our churches is to pray for them. When Paul wrote to the churches the things dearest on his heart, he often focused on prayer. Prayers of Thanksgiving In Colossians 1, for example, there are wonderful lessons on […]

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Prayers

Easter Praise

30 May , 2016  

Maranatha! Resurrection Day! March 31, 2013 First, let me share with you the traditional Easter greeting. The greeting: Hallelujah! Christ is risen! The Response: Christ risen indeed! Hallelujah! We are elated that God’s promise of the resurrection was proven to many witnesses. They saw the death of Christ. They knew that He was dead and […]

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Prayers

Prayer for the Deceased

30 May , 2016  

Into Your hands, O merciful Savior, we commend the soul of Your servant                        , now departed from the body. Through Your grace, she/he is a sheep of Your fold. She/he was a sinner who You in love and through sacrifice redeemed to become She/he was a sinner who You, in love and through sacrifice, […]

Glad Tidings

GT—Volume 13 Issue 5

1 May , 2016  

Exclusive Offer! One to a Customer! I’m sorry, but I cannot change the offer. Everyone gets one. The Scripture tells us that it is given unto man once to die; and after that the judgment. I suspect that most will want a second chance after they will have an opportunity to review their lives before […]

Glad Tidings

GT—VOLUME 13 ISSUE 4

14 Apr , 2016  

Will You Or Won’t You? My brother was in 1st grade when I was in 8th grade. It was the only year we were in school together. One lunch recess, I had checked out a basketball and was shooting baskets alone. My first grade brother and a friend asked if they could shoot with me. […]

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Glad Tidings

GT—Volume 13 Issue 3

24 Mar , 2016  

Everyone Is A Theologian When I was a teen, I read a great deal of Science Fiction. It imbued in me the faith that mankind, given time, could accomplish anything. As I matured into college age, I morphed that concept into the theology that mankind eventually would become perfect and therefore become god. I was […]

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