Glad Tidings

This Amazing Machine!

17 Sep , 2019  

Photo by Chermiti Mohamed on Unsplash

GT—Volume 16 Issue 9 Our Bodies are a Marvel! As I am creating this issue, I am typing, while at the same time I’m hearing the lovely sounds of Classical music. My ears are receiving sound waves all the time, waking or sleeping. Those invisible waves beat against our ear drums on both sides of […]

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The Prayer of the Chalice

18 Sep , 2016  

Father to Thee I raise my whole being – a vessel emptied of self.  Accept, Lord, this my emptiness, and so fill me with Thyself – Thy Light, Thy Love, Thy Life – that these Thy Precious Gifts may radiate through me and over- flow the chalice of my heart into the hearts of all […]

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Who Am I? Whose Am I?

16 Sep , 2016  

Sermon for Maltby Congregational Church May 28, 2000 And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men […]

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Glad Tidings

GT—Volume 13 Issue 8

5 Aug , 2016  

Rose-Colored Glasses I started a book, “What the World Needs is More Martyrs”, citing the need to stand up for Christianity and morality, despite the cost of loss of jobs and friends and in the face of judicial penalties. That was several years ago when a wedding photographer was sued for refusing to photograph a homosexual uniting […]

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Listening to God, Acting for God

24 Jul , 2016  

  Exodus 19:1-31:18 April 27, 2014 Moses Brings God’s Words to the Children of Israel  You have seen for yourselves what I did to Egypt. You saw how I carried you on the wings of eagles and brought you to myself. Now obey me completely. Keep my covenant. If you do, then out of all […]


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 […]


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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GT—Volume 11 Issue 7

18 Jul , 2014  

Response to Perceptions This is a 45 year old response to a letter I sent. My friend wrote about some of her understandings of the world. These are excerpts. The names I have changed , but not the grammar, etc. Mary wrote, You asked me, what idealistic ideals did not fit the Church, and what principles […]