When The World Literally Stands in Your Way

Sometimes it feels like there are days, weeks, and even years filled of problems.  Nothing seems to go right.  We face home repairs, car breakdowns, family arguments, and financial woes.  We have to overcome injuries, sicknesses and other health problems, death, family dysfunction, and separation.  There are just times in life when it feels like…

An 11-Year-Old Ordained Minister

How would you feel if an 11-year-old became a preacher for your congregation?  On May 6, the Fullness of Time Pentecostal Church in Temple Hills, MD ordained 11-year-old Ezekiel Stoddard as a minister (where is parents are both ministers as well).  According to Ezekiel, he was motivated to become a minister when God came to…

Well That’s Inconvenient!

Several months ago, Neal and I were traveling from one hospital visit to another.  Several events happened throughout the day which put us in a bit of a rush.  As you might expect, this is usually when something goes wrong.  On this day, we hit very slow moving traffic.  We looked around for flashing lights…

Emergency Contact Numbers

If any of the follow situations are happening in your life, please dial the appropriate numbers. If you are unsure that God loves you, DIAL: John 3:16. If you need faith, DIAL: Hebrews 11 If you need comfort, DIAL: 2 Corinthians 1:3-7 If you are worried, DIAL: Mathew 6:25-34 If you feel depressed, DIAL: 1…

Woman Gets Married to Herself

The bride, Nadine Schweigert, walked down the isle at a chapel in Fargo, North Dakota.  She was wearing a teal blue satin dress and clutched a bouquet of white roses.  Forty of her closest friends and family watched as she made her way up to the front where she stood there all alone.  Typically, people…