Who’s Flying the Kite? – Jim Scudder Jr.

Today’s Scripture: For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;   To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;   To another the working of miracles; to...

Should We Pray or Pack? – Jim Scudder Jr.

Today’s Scripture: Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. Proverbs 3:5‑7 If you had...

Three Groups – Dr. James A. Scudder

Today’s Scripture: Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes. With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth. I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in...

Drifting is Dangerous – Pastor Jim Scudder Jr.

Today’s Scripture: Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip. Hebrews 2:1 Several years ago, my wife and I were vacationing on a houseboat. The problem with a houseboat is you...

From Sorrow to Joy – Jim Scudder Jr.

Today’s Scripture: He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Psalm 91:4 A terrible tragedy, an out of place foreigner, a grieving mother-in-law, and a surprising proposal converge on...

Dating in Dissonant Discord – Jim Scudder Jr.

Today’s Scripture: Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? And what communion hath light with darkness? 2 Corinthians 6:14 Not long ago, I requested our church orchestra do something...