Thursday, April 27, 2017

Marriner’s Moment

Christ’s act of kindness to save mankind is the ultimate gift of love and sacrifice. There is nothing we can do to deserve that sacrificial love, but there are many things we can do to show our appreciation. We can ...

As we reflect on Christ’s act of kindness this month, we also celebrate the resurrection and ultimate sacrifice that Christ made to save mankind; a sacrifice of which none of us is worthy. During this time of reflection and commemoration, ...

A while back, there was a news story about how some 400 people who visited a Starbucks’ drive-thru were shown acts of kindness thanks to one stranger who paid for another’s caramel macchiato at 7 a.m. According to the news ...

Making a difference matters. When we hear about the world’s challenges, making a difference can appear to be a lofty and unachievable goal, but it’s not. For too long, too many of us have ‘played church.’ It’s time now to ...

Whether you support him or not, one of the most poignant charges former President Barack Obama issued in his farewell address was this: “… whether you’re young or young at heart, I do have one final ask of you as ...

Each of us has the power to make in difference in our life and the lives of others. We also have a responsibility to pay in forward. The manner in which we decide to pay it forward may vary. Some ...

“I have one life and one chance to make it count for something… My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can, with whatever I have to try ...

I am certain that none of us pray for the struggles that come our way, but as we endure, mature and emerge, we come to understand that they are a part of life. We also come to appreciate that ‘we ...

By Pastor Melvin O. Marriner Grove Church Struggles are an important part of our development process. Sometimes God does not take away or deliver us from our struggles simply because His answer is ‘not yet.’ We are under construction. We ...

By Pastor Melvin O. Marriner Grove Church While there is nothing magical about making resolutions at the start of a new year, we can and should set personal goals for ourselves. For some of us, the New Year simply provides ...

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