Read Time 13 Minutes What is the BEMA? The Bema to which Paul refers, was the podium for awarding prizes to competitors in an athletic competition. In our current Olympic games we call it the “medal stand” where prizes are awarded and honor bestowed. Many current translations have chosen the word Judgement Seat of Christ … Continue reading THE BEMA – REWARDS!
Read Time 14 Minutes Blessings . . . Especially this time of year, I find myself thinking about the amazing people I know and love. For quite some time now I’ve been astute enough to realize that I, like many Americans, am incredibly blessed and I am absolutely thankful to the one from whom all … Continue reading BLESSINGS!
Read Time 8 Minutes During the Christmas season, we are typically more sensitive to forgiveness than at any other time of year. This is a time when the world in which we live celebrates the birth of our Savior, Jesus. The difficult transition for me has been to honor the good Christmas brings while eliminating … Continue reading FORGIVENESS