Well, Thanksgiving Day has come and gone, at least that’s the general consensus. It is true that the national holiday, Thanksgiving Day 2016, is now history. But, every day should be a day of giving thanks to the Lord for His blessings on us. The words ’thanksgiving’, ’giving thanks’, ‘thank God’, ‘thank the Lord’, and […]

This Thursday, we will carry out a tradition as old as America. In 1621, after a terrible year in which half their number died of starvation and disease, the Pilgrims set aside three days to praise and thank God for a bountiful harvest. In 1789, President George Washington proclaimed November 26 a national day to […]

Well, the election is past and I’m sure some are excited and some are disappointed, just like it always is. But whichever the case, and whatever label we use and whatever persuasion we prefer, we are still Americans. I have been as concerned as I have ever been for the past few years, that we […]

Worship ascribes to God the highest worth; because He is holy, He is all powerful, He is all knowing, He is all and ever present, and He is all loving. He is God; Jehovah, Elohim. We are to express his worth or worthiness in our worship. Worship is an emotional experience. It is a response […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA

by Pastor Al Johnson July 3, 2016

Tomorrow is July 4, the 240th birthday of the United States of America. It is celebrated on July 4 each year in all states and possessions of the United States. On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress declared the American Colonies free and independent states. But it took the delegates two days to agree on […]

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THE CALL OF GOD

by Pastor Al Johnson June 26, 2016

I believe everyone has a call of God on their life. We have a general or universal call, that is, a call that everyone is given by God our Creator. First, we all have a call to repentance (Luke 13:3). John preached repentance everywhere he went (Mark 1:15). Jonah was called to preach repentance to […]

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GOD IS OUR FATHER

by Pastor Al Johnson June 19, 2016

Father’s Day is always a special day in our lives because this day has been set aside to honor all fathers, and to receive honor if we are blessed to be fathers. I personally have three living children If you are a father, we, along with your children, honor you today. But, the Father that […]

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THE PERFECTION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES

by Pastor Al Johnson June 5, 2016

We worship and serve God today because we believe the Bible. We believe in the God of the Bible; the Christ of the Bible; the plan of salvation revealed in the Bible; and everything else written in the Bible. The Bible is true from cover to cover. It is without error and it is absolutely perfect. I […]

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WHAT ARE YOU ‘UP’ TO TODAY?

by Pastor Al Johnson April 9, 2016

I usually write something of a serious nature in this column, but, I thought I would lighten ‘up’ for a change. I came ‘up’ with a two letter word that we constantly use that has more meanings than one could ever imagine. It is the word ‘up’. It is easy to understand the word ‘up’, […]

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GOD USES ORDINARY PEOPLE

by Pastor Al Johnson February 28, 2016

There are various levels of what we call greatness in this life and in this world. Some look at greatness as how successful a person is or how much money they make or possess. Have you ever thought that maybe God could use a waitress, a clerk, a garbage man, a postman or lady, or […]

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