The Gift of Peace

Mary Russell John 14:27 “Peace, this I leave with you. My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”   John 14:27 Oh, what comforting words to live by knowing that, in all situations one encounters, all…

What a Wonderful World

Lisa Shinkins WBC Minister to Children Isaiah 11:6-9 As I read the Scripture assigned for this day, I could not help but think about the song by Louis Armstrong, “What a Wonderful World.” I love how this song brings a message of peace, love and acceptance to all through a “wonderful world.”  I feel too…

True and Perfect Peace

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Sue Koning Luke 2:11-14 Because of my love for music and how it influences my life and faith witness,…

What Truly Brings Peace

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Kay Myers John 16:33 As His final days on this earth were closing in on Him, Jesus gave much…

With Us

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Shirley Cowden Isaiah 43:1-3 One summer during my high school years I had the opportunity to canoe in the…

Peace Means Waiting

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Finley Vickrey (8 ½) John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you. I do…

Garden of Eden Peace

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Lance Mayes Isaiah 11:6-9 “The wolf will live with the lamb, and the leopard will lie down with the…

Rejoice Always?

The Week of Peace As your peace rules in our hearts, we give thanks to you, Lord, and rejoice in the birth of the Prince of Peace.  Amen Weekly Advent Prayers by Betty Claire Jackson By Matt Allen Philippians 4:4-7 The slaughtering of 11 souls at the Tree of Life synagogue. The devastation of the…