Audio Sermon | Up a Tree

Zacchaeus climbed a tree because he was not tall enough to see Jesus. For his effort, the short tax collector found mercy and pardon from the Lord; after all, Jesus came to save sinners. Dr. Justin Imel, Sr., looks at the truth of God’s salvation of sinners and offers suggestions about how we, too, like […]

God’s Grace

“All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus” (Rom 3:23-24) God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us […]

My Jesus

The pain. The stares. The cane. The wheelchair. The falls. The exhaustion. The handfuls of medication. The disappointment from physicians. Living with a chronic neurological disorder is no fun. The divorce. The foreclosure. The miscarriage. The downsizing. The cancer. The addiction. The estranged child. Living in this fallen world is no fun. Life is no […]

Jesus Wept

Have you ever wept at the funeral home? Stupid question, right? When you’ve lost the dearest in all the world, you’re not going to cry – nope, not a bit. You’re going to weep. I’ve wept more times at the funeral home than I could ever count – I remember weeping when each of my […]

Friday in the Word #3

I like spending Friday in Scripture. If we want faith in difficult times, we need to go to Scripture; after all, faith comes from hearing the Word of Christ (Rom 10:17). Let’s think about a couple passages that will give us hope and comfort when we face the trials of life. Soon afterward he went […]