Coleta United Methodist Church

Archive of: January, 2016

Love Never Fails

A business woman was in an airport on a Friday afternoon. She was tuckered out after all day’s arduous work as waiting to get on the plane. She was on the way home, ready to be reconnected with her family. She sat in her seat in the waiting area, looked up at the monitor and began to process the bad news: her flight would be delayed by an hour and a half.

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Why Do My Prayers Go Unanswered?

My friend Jane told a story about her 5 year old son Jimmy. Jimmy stood in an empty box near the Christmas tree on Christmas morning and screamed, “No-!” and he cried. Jane asked Jimmy, “What? What’s wrong?”

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When Bad Things Happen to Good People

After my mom passed away, for quite a while I couldn’t pray. Thanks to her I could survive all the turmoil that was caused by my father’s bankruptcy. I leaned on her love and presence a lot to live through my life. Her absence was a big loss.

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What is God’s Will?

Pleasure and meaning are the important factors to our life. Having meaning without pleasure is vapid, and having pleasure without meaning remains nothing. When we can find pleasure and meaning together, that gives us pleasurable meaning.

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Remember Your Baptism and Be Thankful

What is your New Year’s resolution? We normally start off our new year by making some resolutions. By making some resolutions, we can refresh our minds and get motivated to have a fresh start.

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