Posts Tagged with "fear"

An Uncommon Love

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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Hello! Merry Christmas! Here is this week’s Living Water! It’s a remix of Sunday’s message. Please remember to listen to Walk With Me, Wednesday night, 8 pm on yfnradio.com. And if you’re in the North Jersey area, please join us on Christmas Eve, 5:30 pm at First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook. Blessings, Christopher An Uncommon […]

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About Bullying

Friday, May 6, 2011

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We attended my son Brian’s DARE Graduation last week and in addition to the anti-drug messaging, they now include raising awareness about bullying. There were several eloquent messages from police officers, the mayor, school officials and state legislators.   They shared some tragic stories about the effects of bullying in the area – including victims […]

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Beneath

Friday, January 28, 2011

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“For the Lord sees not as man sees; man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 Remember the Disney version of Beauty and the Beast, and how the prince became a beast? An old woman comes to his castle asking for shelter and he is so repulsed […]

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New Review of the book Giving Faith a Second Chance

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

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Awesome review of Giving Faith a Second Chance – please read: In his book, “Giving Faith a Second Chance,” author Christopher B. Wolf appeals to Christians who feel distanced from God. A self-proclaimed “benefactor of second chances and do-overs,” Wolf offers spiritual advice coupled with compassion to bring Christians back into an interactive relationship with […]

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Fear Factor

Thursday, June 11, 2009

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It’s a tale of two houses.   Some see it as “God’s House.” Some see it as a Haunted House.   Many see it and think “home.” Many see it and think, “You’re not welcome.”   A lot of people see it as a place of acceptance. A lot of people see it as a […]

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Now What?

Thursday, June 4, 2009

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Life is about moments.   And there are certain kinds of moments.   There are the moments when we are facing unknown territory – whether by choice or by circumstances. Moments like graduations, marriages, new jobs or promotions, birth of children. Other moments like losing jobs, a devastating diagnosis, loss of financial resources, divorce or […]

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Voices

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

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      “He (the Devil) was a killer from the very start. He couldn’t stand the truth because there wasn’t a shred of truth in him. When the Liar speaks he makes it up out of his lying nature and fills the world with lies.” John 8:44 (The Message)     Ever wonder where […]

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All Things New

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

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  “Behold, I am making all things new.” Revelation 21:5     If you have ever stood and wondered, in the quiet of a cemetery, at the grave of a loved one – you have thought about it.   If you have ever held the shattered pieces of your life in your hands and thought, […]

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Peace in the Storm

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Peace in the storm (remix of Sunday’s message, for audio, http://www.firstgrandville.org/dl.cfm?file=02_08_09_In_The_Storm.mp3)     Back before satellite, Doppler radar and “Stormtracker” technology, it was kind of hard to tell, when a storm was coming, its severity, and when it would be over.   Along our journeys in life, wouldn’t be nice to have a life storm […]

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By Heart

Saturday, August 9, 2008

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“Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my thoughts. See if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” Psalm 139:23-24     Whenever I read or think about this verse, I imagine it being whispered. The best prayers are whispered. I know I […]

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