There are some good things happening at the University of Findlay these days! Some of you may have come across the recent article in Forbes that highlighted the University of Findlay and their increase in enrollment this past fall when most universities were experiencing enrollment declines. Findlay was one of two small colleges cited in… Continue reading Good Things are Happening at The University of Findlay
This week’s E-News will be a bit different, but we felt like it was important to remind all of us to be in prayer for our brothers and sisters around the world. We have a specific and urgent request regarding our mission in Bangladesh as well as several other concerns from across the span of… Continue reading Request for Prayer for Global Reach Ministries
Happy Good Friday faithful E-News readers. Followers of Jesus around the globe will mark this day in remembrance of Jesus’ work on the cross. Finally Pilate handed him over to them to be crucified. So the soldiers took charge of Jesus. Carrying his own cross, he went out to the place of the Skull (which… Continue reading The Way of the Cross
Yesterday (March 25th) was an important day in CGGC history. I know a few of you noted the importance of the day as I saw some of your social media feeds. John Winebrenner, the founder of the Churches of God, General Conference, was born on March 25, 1797 in Frederick County, MD. We’re all born… Continue reading John Winebrenner’s 224th Birthday!
I’m going to guess that most of the faithful readers of this blog would consider themselves as trustworthy individuals or at the very least, aspire to be trustworthy persons. It’s certainly a quality that I want to be known to possess. I want to live my life in such a way that people recognize me… Continue reading Are You Trustworthy?
What questions are you asking these days? There are some questions that are common or even universal. When will we get back to normal? When can we quit wearing masks? When can we stop with all the social distancing? When can we begin to travel freely? We all have questions like these and that can… Continue reading What Questions are You Asking?
Last week I shared some of my own reflections from my bout with COVID-19. By the way, thank you for the prayers and kind words of encouragement. I returned to the office this week and feel pretty good, generally speaking. I’m grateful that I had a rather mild experience and I seem to be on… Continue reading A Year into the Pandemic: What are the Lessons we are Learning?
Let’s just say this past week hasn’t gone exactly as planned. Last Saturday I woke up with no sense of smell. That has never happened before. I decided it might be wise to cancel my plans that involved other people that day and stay close to home. Over the course of the weekend, I felt… Continue reading What I am Learning from COVID-19
How well do you know any of your neighbors? A couple of years ago, Pew Research (https://www.pewresearch.org) released some data on neighbors in America. Here’s a quick summary of their findings or you can read the article at https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/08/15/facts-about-neighbors-in-u-s/: A majority of Americans (57%) say they know only some of their neighbors; far fewer (26%)… Continue reading What does it look like for you to love your neighbor?
In strange times like these, it’s easy to become paralyzed by fear, uncertainty or simply a lack of practical experience. None of us have ever lived through a pandemic before and none of us are able to pull upon the resources of “the last time we went through something like this.” There remains a lot… Continue reading The Gift of Apostles