Foreshadowing is a writing technique that mystery writers frequently use.  It gives readers a hint of what is to come and possibly who will be involved.  What I find fascinating about this technique is that originally it didn’t apply to fiction. The bible is filled with prophesies and actual events that were designed to help […]


“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds . . . encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” —Hebrews 10:24-25 The concept of gathering has taken many new forms over the last few weeks as many of us around the world seek […]


My dear friends, Today, I want to encourage each of you with a portion of Scripture found in Psalm 91:1-6, 9-10, 14-16. This is from the New Living Translation. “Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the LORD: He […]

Crying Out

OMG has become such a part of our modern language that people don’t give it a second thought.  But what is it?  What does it mean?  Why is it so easy to say? If we back up a little………… OH MY GOD!  No one ever says this without that exclamation point.  Sometimes its even more, […]

Just Ask – or Don’t!

“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God.” —Romans 8:26-27 With […]


If you are old enough to be reading this you have already faced adversity in your life.  Adversity is part of the human condition.  No one lives on this earth in perfect bliss.  So why does everyone make such a fuss when things aren’t right?  We all, every single one of us, wants our own […]

COVID-19 = Local Restriction of Events

Good evening! We’d like to let all y’all know that events at Cove Nazarene have been cancelled pursuant to the Declaration of Local Disaster published by County Judge Roger Miller at1:10 pm on March 13, 2020. The ladies St. Patrick’s Day celebration scheduled for Saturday afternoon (tomorrow) has been cancelled as have ALL regular church […]