“It’s All About The Relationship!”

In the 15th chapter of the gospel of John, Jesus seeks to impress upon his disciples the importance of relationships. In this instance, Jesus is referring to the importance of His relationship with them and with their relationship with one another. It seems to me this is a […]


The Blessedness of Need

At midnight on Sunday, January 23, 2011, I stood at the American Airlines gate anxiously awaiting the return of my wife, Pat from Kingston, Jamaica. She, along with 9 other seminary students from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University, had just spent a week teaching and training clergy and laypersons […]

Living Life In God’s Love

In his book He Loves Me, Wayne Jacobsen talks about the possibility of living our lives outside of the fullness of God’s love for us. He suggest that the reason we do so is that we are either unaware of the […]


Will The Real You Please Stand Up!

During the 1950’s the game show “To Tell The Truth” aired on national television. Three persons, all of whom claimed to be the same person, are presented to a panel of guest stars. After a brief sketch of the person’s life and occupation is presented and the panel questions each one of them, the panel […]


Church Announcement


Sunday, February 7, 2010

Due to the heavy snowstorm we experienced this weekend, services at City Temple have been canceled. We will be having baptism and observing the Lord’s Supper on next Sunday, February 14, 2010 at the regular worship hour. We will also be making our anniversary pledge […]

“Love God and Do As You Please!!”

St. Augustine of Hippo is regarded as one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity. In a statement […]


When God Disappoints

Disappointment can be a heart-breaking, soul-troubling, gut-wrenching reality. It happens when our hopes are not fulfilled, our dreams do not come to pass, and our desires are not satisfied. When it comes in the form of a trust that is broken, a friendship that is betrayed, or the lack […]