Coleta United Methodist Church

Archive of: May, 2016

The Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer

“How do we understand the Trinity” is the question that Christians have long sought a right answer for. We all have tried to understand the Triune God. We can explain the doctrine of the Trinity, but how are we going to help kids understand the difficult concept of the Triune God?

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Divorced Five Times

Have you ever been thirsty? I do not mean an average thirst where a drink of water sounds good after a long walk or after working in the yard on a hot summer day. I mean really, really thirsty where your tongue sticks to the roof of your mouth. And you have to peel your lips off of your teeth. All you can think about is water.

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Be Filled With the Holy Spirit

Believe it or not, when I was a little kid, I wanted to be a robot. When my sister liked watching a TV show about princess or girls, I was always really into the robots or superhero shows like Superman. They looked so strong, always overcame the difficult situations and rescued people with their mighty power.

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Our Mothers and Grandmothers

A while ago, when I was doing my grocery shopping at Wal-Mart, there was a mother pushing a shopping cart through the store. Her daughter was riding in the cart, and she was continually screaming. Her mom kept saying, “Now Calm down, Ellen. It will be all right, Ellen. It’s almost time to go home, Ellen.” One of the checkout clerks saw this and said, “Ma’am, you are to be commended at how patient you are with little Ellen.” The Mom said, “Lady, I’m Ellen!”

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Home Alone?

I have a question. What does it mean to be home on your couch watching your favorite TV show with a warm snuggly blanket with the weather like yesterday? Yes, almost everything! Then, all of sudden, a stranger comes into your house and sits right next to you saying, “can I sit here and live with you?” Do you think you would like it?

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