Flooding in Eastern Kentucky

The devastating flooding in Eastern Kentucky is not just “more bad news” for Currie and me, but personal. Having lived in Lexington, Kentucky, for over eleven years, both Currie and…

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Ask the Pastor

After three days Mary and Joseph found Jesus in the temple,sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. Luke 2:46  One of the things I will miss in…

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Start with Prayer

Those who welcomed the message of Jesus proclaimed by Peter devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.  Acts 2:41-42 Two weeks…

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What does the Bible say?

This week the church is filled with life: 99 children, 55 youth assistants, 53 adult volunteers, all here for Vacation Bible School. Of course, the Bible is close to, but is…

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A Prayer for All Christians and Churches

National has had a long-standing relationship with a predominantly African-American congregation in DC, Third Street Church of God. The relationship goes back to the 1980s, and was led by NPC…

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Worship and Forgiveness

This past Sunday, Pentecost, as I spoke about the role and power of the Holy Spirit, I shared a story told by Corrie ten Boom about the call to forgive…

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Our True Identity

To all who received Jesus, who believed in his name,he gave power to become children of GodJohn 1:12 As we all know, in Buffalo this past Saturday at 2:30 in the…

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