Faith Message

A weekly inspirational message

A Message for You — January 7, 2010

January 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Another resolution by PASTOR MICHAEL CISLER North Kent Bible Church As the days of the New Year begin to pass, so do many promises or resolutions made with appropriate intentions. Gym memberships or home workout equipment purchased start to be neglected because of the reality of tired mornings and busy schedules. The plan to put off some vice that we have held for months [...]

A Message for You — December 31, 2009

December 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

Are we really listening to God? by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church A park ranger at Yellowstone National Park was leading a group of hikers to a lookout tower. Along the way, he pointed out some of the famous sites in the park, and was so intent on talking about the history and telling the stories of Yellowstone to the tourists that he paid no attention [...]

A Message for You — December 17, 2009

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Are we really listening to God? by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church A park ranger at Yellowstone National Park was leading a group of hikers to a lookout tower. Along the way, he pointed out some of the famous sites in the park, and was so intent on talking about the history and telling the stories of Yellowstone to the tourists that he paid no attention [...]

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December 3, 2009 // 0 Comments

Look for the true gifts of Christmas by REV. LAURIE TENHAVE-CHAPMAN First Congregational Church, UCC Rockford On a blistering hot day this past summer, I was waiting at a red light in my air-conditioned car when a lean young man jogged past the traffic. With a natural orange “fro” bobbing as he ran, he was clad only in a pair of running shorts. His thin muscular frame [...]

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November 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

The power of gratitude by MARCIA HUFSTADER member of Third Church of Christ, Scientist Grand Rapids Every day the news is filled with signs of anger, resentment, uncertainty and dishonesty. What is there to be grateful for, and does gratitude do any good? Sometimes it takes searching our heart, searching our inner thoughts, to feel a deep sense of gratitude, a feeling of [...]
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