All posts for the month June, 2020

There Are Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing — But Fear Not, Little Flock!

We attended a service where we discussed getting rid of much of the Bible Study material people use today, and focusing on the Bible itself. Our daughter attended a Sunday school where she was very disappointed by the lesson. “A lot of what he said was loosely based on Scriptures (few biblical references) […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 6/15/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 55:6-7 Seek the LORD while you can find him. Call on him now while he is near. Let the people turn from their wicked deeds. Let them banish from their minds the very thought of doing wrong! Let them turn to the LORD that he may have mercy […]

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The Point is … Neighbors 6/12/2020

by James Collins “And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.”  Luke 10:27  A certain white woman went down from Fort Scott, Kansas to Joplin, Missouri, and ran over a nail which punctured her tire and left her stranded […]

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CrossReads Book Spotlight: Walden Beach Christian Romance Box Set

Send to Kindle CrossReads Book Spotlight Walden Beach Christian Romance Box Set (3 books in 1) by Andrea Boyd Find Love at Walden Beach! Irresistibly Yours One bad marriage was enough for Vivian Emerson. She could happily stay single for the rest of her life. But Bo Manning has other plans. Will she be able […]

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Story Structure 6/9/2020

by Shawn Lamb Structure is hanger upon which plot is hung.  The simplest structure is The Three-Act Method, which divides the story into three acts: beginning, middle and end.  This method of storytelling has been around since the Greeks. For centuries, verbal folktales reigned in many countries since most of the populous couldn’t read or write. However, for […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: What Would Jesus Be Doing? 6/8/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene I keep hearing these words every few days. And this morning as I type watching two grandchildren sleeping next to my computer, I hear them again. Oh beloved. We who belong to Christ need to reconcile our thoughts with Him. Just as these grandchildren are sound asleep stretched out […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 6/2/2020

by Jim Hughes Lam. 3:31-33 For the LORD does not abandon anyone forever. Though he brings grief, he also shows compassion according to the greatness of his unfailing love. For he does not enjoy hurting people or causing them sorrow. What these verses say to me is that the Lord never gives up […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Even If It Doesn’t Make Sense

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Jesus’ words hold so much truth, even if they seem contrary to every modern ideology, even of they don’t make sense to the ears of most who hear.  Jesus said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matt 5:3) None of us want […]

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