Browsing Archive: November, 2012

Do Christians Have to Observe the Old Testament Law?

Posted by Jerry Miller on Friday, November 30, 2012,
As we travel to visit family during the holiday season, I am thankful for the interstate highway system.  We can pull onto the interstate, set the cruise control at 70mph and arrive at our destination much more quickly than if we had to drive 55 the whole way.  I do, however, remember the days when the speed limit was only 55 mph, even on the interstate.
Times change and laws change but it is comforting to know that our Lord does not change.  “Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, an...
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Trust God Not Politicians

Posted by Jerry Miller on Wednesday, November 7, 2012,
Another election cycle has passed.  Some Americans are celebrating, others are disappointed, and some do not even care.  I must admit that I am relieved that the political calls have stopped.  I am also celebrating that a personal friend was actually elected to the Iowa Senate, but even as I celebrate his election, my ultimate trust is not in him.
Elections like other actions definitely have consequences.  People on both sides of the political isle recognize that that there is reason for conc...
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Mooching vs. True Needs

Posted by Jerry Miller on Thursday, November 1, 2012,
Ephesians 4:28 says, “Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.”  I want to work hard and have a little extra so that I can give to those who really have true needs.  As a pastor we often get calls asking for gas or food.   It is often difficult to know if the needs are real or if we are just being taken advantage.  Because the calls come from strangers it is even more difficul...
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(The blog posts from
November 2010- April 2013
were entered by Former Pastor Jerry Miller