Devotional

  • An Alternative to Worry

    A law-abiding, honest man received a voicemail that said, “This is officer _______ from the police department. Please call me at this number.” Immediately the man began to worry—afraid that somehow he had done something wrong. He was afraid to return the call, and he even spent sleepless nights running through possible scenarios—worried that he…

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  • Heaven’s Love Song

    In 1936, songwriter Billy Hill released a popular hit song titled “The Glory of Love.” Before long a nation was singing about the joy of doing even little things out of love for one another. Fifty years later, lyricist Peter Cetera wrote a more romantic song with a similar title. He imagined two people living…

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  • A Hand Up

    My children have enjoyed the thrill of a backyard ice-skating rink during our cold Idaho winters. When they were young, learning to skate was challenging: persuading them to deliberately set foot on the hard, icy surface proved difficult because they knew the pain of falling. Each time their feet slid out from under them, my…

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  • Who’s Driving?

    My neighbor Tim has a figurine on his dashboard of a “wild thing” based on Maurice Sendak’s beloved children’s book Where the Wild Things Are. Not long ago Tim was following me through traffic and made some abrupt moves to keep up. When we arrived, I asked, “Was that the ‘wild thing’ driving?” The following…

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Sermons

  • Church Meditated on Genesis 4 about Relationship

    Atlanta Bethel Community Church Sunday was filled with sharing and caring. On Sunday, April 29th, pastor delivered message from Genesis 4:1-12, titled ‘Cain and Abel’. Pastor opened the eyes of attendees to see deeply on this ‘used’ message for church comers. Some of them already had bible study on this but others don’t have chance…

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  • Atlanta Bethel Community Church Meditated on the Pentecost

    Atlanta Bethel Community Church meditated on the meaning of Pentecost and was exhorted to receive Holy Spirit as like the early church. On Sunday 8th, pastor delivered a message from Acts 2:1-4, explained the background and importance of the Pentecost. Among 3 big holidays of Jews-the Passover, the Sukkoth, and the Pentecost, this is the…

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  • Sunday Service Meditated on the Last Moment before Cross of Jesus

    Atlanta Bethel Community Church members meditated on the path of cross. Pastor continued from Lenten series of cross and delivered from John 18:28-19:16. He reviewed last week sermon on Peter’s denial then explained more detail on Jesus true courage in faith. After pastor read John 18:28, he asked “How much hatred is inside of them?…

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  • Jesus Washes His Disciple’s Feet

    Atlanta Bethel Community Church had graceful Sunday service on Feb. 25th. Pastor delivered message on John 13, continuing from last week until Easter Sunday. Church greeted 2 new visitors and celebrated one member’s birthday. Pastor brought out John 13:1-17 about ‘Last Supper’ and ‘Jesus washing his disciples’ feet’. It was the last encouragement for Judas…

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