Bread From Heaven

by Kirk Dunn

Saturday, September 23, 2017 Scripture Reading: Exodus 16:2-15   THOUGHT: Where God guides, God provides. — Matthew Hagee   Today’s reading from Exodus is the last reading from Exodus for a while. But it is a great story, telling us how God fed the Israelites with fresh manna every morning. We like to think of […]

God Provides A Way!

by Kirk Dunn

Saturday, September 16, 2017 Scripture Reading: Exodus 14:19-31   THOUGHT: Trust the past to God’s mercy, the present to God’s love and the future to God’s providence. — Anon.   Last week we read about the Passover meal. This week’s Old Testament reading tells the story of the crossing of the Red Sea. Moses had […]

The Blood of the Lamb

by Kirk Dunn

Saturday, September 9, 2017 Scripture Reading: Exodus 12:1-14   THOUGHT: Get close to God first before getting close to anyone else. God without a person is still God. A person without God is nothing. — Anon.   The Reverend Elisha A. Hoffman graduated from seminary about 150 years ago. He served churches in Ohio and […]

May I Have Your Attention, Please?

by Kirk Dunn

Saturday, September 2, 2017 Scripture Reading: Exodus 3:1-15   THOUGHT: We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say. — Zeno of Citium   Not long ago, I was attending a conference. The meeting room was quite large, and before the planned activities got under way, people chatted in […]

Who Am I?

by Kirk Dunn

Saturday, August 26, 2017 Scripture Reading: Matthew 16:13-20   THOUGHT: Each day is a gift. Open it. Celebrate. Enjoy it! — Anon.   Did you ever play the game “Who am I?” The game is easy and fun to play. We won’t go into the details here, except to say that by asking a series […]

Blessed Assurance!

by Kirk Dunn

Saturday, August 19, 2017 Scripture Reading: Genesis 45:1-15   THOUGHT: Sleep in peace tonight. God is bigger than anything you will face tomorrow. — Dave Willis   I was traveling recently by air from LAX, to Honolulu, Hawaii. It was a full flight. As the time for boarding approached, I noticed that several passengers were […]

Hidden In Plain Sight!

by Kirk Dunn

Saturday, August 12, 2017 Scripture Reading: Matthew 14:22-33   THOUGHT: Some people come into our lives as blessings; others come into our lives as “lessons”!   Can you think of a time recently when you were looking in vain for something in your room, apartment or home? No matter where you probed, what you turned […]

Solidarity Fridges

by Kirk Dunn

Saturday, August 5, 2017 Scripture Reading: Matthew 14:13-21   THOUGHT: We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count! — Neil A. Maxwell   In some neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, you might pass a small café and see a refrigerator sitting up against the store wall. Over the fridge is […]

Blessings and Greed

by Kirk Dunn

Saturday, July 29, 2017 Scripture Reading: Romans 8:26-39   THOUGHT: There’s enough in the world for everyone’s need, but not enough for everyone’s greed. — Frank Buchman   On the West Coast, it so happens that there is a religious school for students kindergarten through Grade 12. The school requires every student to have some […]

True Value

by Kirk Dunn

Saturday, July 22, 2017 Scripture Reading: Genesis 28:10-19a   THOUGHT: No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. — Eleanor Roosevelt   I walked by a construction site the other day where workers, both men and women, were toiling under the noonday sun. I saw lying on the ground in a pile of […]