Celebrating, Caring, Community

Bible Verse of the Day

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

Author: Ken Martin


  • Christians, Not Clones

    Imagine how different the world would be if everyone was just like me: There would be no doctors, because everyone in the world would get squeamish at the sight of…

  • CHICKENS

    I was intrigued with recent Chatham-Kent Council deliberations about the ‘urban chicken’. Concerns about loud roosters, rodents eating chicken feed, containment, and spreading disease made for ample debate. Chickens, or…

  • Don’t Listen to Me!

    Each Sunday I stand at a pulpit and talk for a long time. (Ask anyone in our church family; they will confirm this.) Why do people sit quietly and listen…

  • When It Won’t Go Away (!)

    It’s one thing to have TROUBLE; it’s another thing when it won’t go away. Our struggle then includes TIMING – “This has gone on far too long!” Overwhelming feelings of…

  • Two Things the World Needs

    I am writing today to the Christians of our community–to those of us who are followers of Jesus Christ. It is easy for us to look at the state of…

  • “I’ve Seen And Heard ENOUGH!”

    The gifts of SIGHT and HEARING are precious. Our senses feed our mind. That info is processed, and passed along to our heart for an emotional response. Our thoughts and…

  • A Lesson from Sally

    She wasn’t supposed to be mine. When we adopted Sally in 2012 from an animal shelter, we hoped she would be a great pal for our children. She was all…

  • SIGNS

    From ancient times our existence has been accompanied by signs and symbols. Their purpose is to get a message to our eyes, ears, and mind. These messages guide us and…

  • I broke the law!

    That is quite a statement to make in the local newspaper, isn’t it? At this point you are likely wondering, “What law did you break, Kent?” The truth is that…

  • “Here I Go Again!”

    Was January 1st just another day? New beginnings are not always earth-shattering; they may merely introduce the ‘same old, same old.’ The calendar year changed, but perhaps not our routines,…