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Carrying the Load

Carrying the Load When I was growing up in the Stockton household, like many of you, I had chores. In the summer, my chores centered around the yard, garden and garage. In the winter, I helped out with washing the dishes and vacuuming the carpet. I even learned how to do laundry although not very...

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Neglecting Worship

Neglecting Worship Is God not God? Has God changed? Has God disappointed us? I throw these question out in the open because even people who say they are Christian are neglecting worship. How do I know?  I know as a matter of experience as a pastor of a local church. I also know because the...

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An Opportunity of a Lifetime

An Opportunity of a Lifetime Over the years, I’ve heard people use the phrase “an opportunity of a lifetime” as an exaggeration for such things as a date, book signings and celebrity sightings. But, I’ve also heard people use the phrase with merit related to a job prospect, education opportunity, property purchase and exotic vacations....