Today is Sanctity-of-Life Sunday in America. This coming Friday, January 22, will be the 43rd anniversary of the dreadful Roe vs Wade Supreme Court decision permitting abortion at will, mostly for the convenience of the parent(s). Since then, Americans have aborted or killed nearly sixty million innocent human beings under the cover of U.S. law […]


by Pastor Al Johnson on December 30, 2015

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Well, Christmas Day has come and gone. The year, 2015, has come and is almost gone. This coming Friday will be the first day of the new year and this will be a new beginning for each of us. Let us look back to the past year for just a few moments. There have been […]

Before Jesus was born, an angel visited Mary and Joseph to explain that the situation was of God and that they were to call His name ’Jesus’. Why was His name to be Jesus? Because He would save His people from their sins. The word Jesus means Savior. Now the birth of Jesus Christ was […]

It is my opinion that, in general, we are in need of a ‘right spirit’ renewal. America is made up of more than 300 million individuals. About 70-75% of Americans claim to believe in God and Jesus Christ. There are said to be some 350 thousand local church congregations with an average of 50–100 people […]


by Pastor Al Johnson October 17, 2015

PRAYER, AN AWESOME PRIVILEGE Have you ever thought about what a wonderful privilege it is to get alone with God; the God of all creation, the God of our salvation, the Author and Finisher of our faith; to meet with Him, knowing the He will listen to what we have to say and answer us […]

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by Pastor Al Johnson September 27, 2015

For therein (the gospel) is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, ‘The just shall live by faith’ (Rom 1:17). Missionary John G. Paton, went to a back country where they had never heard the gospel and the Bible had never been translated into their native language. He cared […]

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by Pastor Al Johnson August 9, 2015

I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early (Hos 5:15 KJV). Losses and adversities are often the means that the Lord uses to bring home His wandering sheep. Like fierce dogs and other wild predators, troubling times, whatever […]

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Happy Father’s Day

by Pastor Al Johnson June 20, 2015

Father’s Day, 2015. This is one of the several non-religious holidays that we celebrate every year. Father’s Day is not celebrated with quite as much emphasis and enthusiasm as Mother’s Day, but it should be and it is just as important. In our society and age, fatherhood is so de-emphasized and discredited that it, with […]

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by Pastor Al Johnson June 13, 2015

I ran across this article that I wrote a few years ago and I thought I would share it with you today. I could share it as a current article, but the names would not fit so we will think in retrospect. The value of a pair of hands depends on whose hands they are […]

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“Stories Behind Great Hymns” – AT CALVARY

by Pastor Al Johnson June 6, 2015

Occasionally, I share a story behind and about one of the great hymns of the church. Today, I have chosen “At Calvary”. William R. Newell (1868-1956) is remembered fondly as a pastor, evangelist, Bible teacher, author, conference speaker and writer of the beloved hymn At Calvary. And he is remembered as a humble man who […]

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