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’, […]

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 […]

GOD IS LOVE

by Pastor Al Johnson on February 14, 2016

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Since today is Valentines Day, I am writing about the Love of God for all of mankind. There’s an old secular song that says, “Love is Many-Splendored Thing.” The very concept of love is one of the most permeating themes in the world today. The Beatles sang about it in the sixties. Their message to […]

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 […]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

by Pastor Al Johnson December 30, 2015

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 […]

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HIS NAME IS JESUS

by Pastor Al Johnson December 9, 2015

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 […]

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RENEW A RIGHT SPIRIT IN ME

by Pastor Al Johnson October 31, 2015

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 […]

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THE WONDERFUL PRIVILEGE OF PRAYER

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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THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH

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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TRUSTING GOD IN TROUBLING TIMES

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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