My Wife

And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and [...]

Creed Screed: Living by Faith

By Paul Leavens  The book of Habakkuk is just three or four pages long in most Bibles, but it contains an eternal truth that served as one of the themes of the New Testament books of Galatians, [...]

What Is Your Name?

By Paul Leavens I have been called by many names. When my mother was upset with me she would call me Paul Harrison. I have been called dad, grandpa, PaPa, father, brother, best friend, dear [...]

Creed Screed: Keep Life in Focus

By Paul Leavens  Psalm 119:15  “I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways.” I recently stumbled across a headline that stopped me in my tracks: “Man tries to take selfie with [...]

Creed Screed: Doing Worship

By Paul Leavens  What is in the middle of church? “U-R.” If “U-R” is not in ch-ch it is incomplete. We cannot have church without “U.” If something is missing maybe it’s because “U-R” not where [...]

Mother’s Day Has a Fascinating History

By Paul Leavens While versions of the holiday existed in the 19th century, the modern Mother’s Day originated in 1908 when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at her church in Grafton, [...]

Creed Screed: People of the Book

By Paul Leavens It’s a sweet sound to hear Bible pages turning when the preacher announces his Scripture text worshipers look it up together. Unfortunately, that sound is increasingly rare today. [...]

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