Category Archives: Communion Meditations

Like New

The car I drive now wasn’t very old when I hit an animal that darted out in front of me on the highway. The impact cracked the plastic bumper on the front of the car. The damage was so slight … Continue reading

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Breaking Bread Together

I recently attended a worship service where the person leading the worshipers into communion time said, “Now is your personal time to be alone with God.” I strongly disagree. Many Christians have come to the conclusion that communion is just … Continue reading

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Self-Denial

Psalm 132:1 is an interesting verse—“Lord, remember David and all his self-denial.” The text goes on to recount how David put the Lord’s concerns above his own. Self-denial is a challenging concept. We are familiar with the teaching of Jesus … Continue reading

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Off Road

My car is showing the effects of driving in winter weather. That means it is filthy. I felt better about how my car looked when I pulled up in a parking lot next to a 4-wheel drive vehicle that had … Continue reading

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All about Change

Here we are halfway through January. How many of you have kept your New Year’s resolutions so far? I have a friend who resolved to quit drinking last year. He said that it brought him so much satisfaction that he … Continue reading

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Everything New

A church once hosted a birthday party for one of their members, a gentleman who had just turned 100 years old. One of the newer members of the church commented to the guest of honor, “In your lifetime you must … Continue reading

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Poor Imagination

I recently heard a recording of John Lennon singing his hit song Imagine in front of a live audience. When Lennon sang the first line, “Imagine there’s no heaven…” the audience burst into applause. It seems to me the notion … Continue reading

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Questionable Gift

Last year someone brought an unusual donation to a food bank in Wales. It was a can of soup. “What is so unusual about that?” you might ask. This particular can of soup was at least 46 years old! The price … Continue reading

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Simply Foolish

A man was seen walking down the sidewalk, tossing his car keys up in the air and catching them. After one too many tosses, he dropped the keys and watched in horror as they disappeared through a grate and into … Continue reading

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How Do You See Yourself?

A toddler once found a dark red lipstick and proceeded to apply it to herself the way she had seen her mother do. By the time her mother discovered what she had done, the little girl had lipstick all over … Continue reading

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