A Heart Filled With Joy

As I write this morning, I’m seated in the hospital for the second time in eight days. I’m awaiting the doctor’s call that my husband is out of surgery, all went well, and I can rejoin him in recovery. Instead of anguish, these past few weeks my heart is filled with joy. God’s perfect timing… [Read More]

Not Everyone is Merry and Bright – 7 Steps To Holiday Peace

The holidays are upon us. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve will race by as usual. And as usual, we’ll wonder how they passed so fast. Later, as we assess the financial and emotional outcome, we’re left to consider the value it had. Rather than allow the days to escape unchecked, let’s slow things down… [Read More]

Wearing Masks

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. 1 Peter 5:8 (NKJV) I’m Ok, You’re Ok is a resource used in my Psychology class years ago. Its title and classroom discussions left me with the impression that everyone’s personal philosophy is acceptable. As a… [Read More]

Where Were YOU on 9-11?

Where Were YOU On 9-11? Everyone remembers something about that day. The day the “Axis of Evil” spun in our direction. We watched in utter shock at the terror that threatened our nation. The news images of the first Tower being hit, then its Twin…the Pentagon and finally the crash of flight 93; where passengers… [Read More]

Seasons of Time

Time slips past. Months feel like weeks. Years like months. The good is, if time is a healer, bad simply has to wait a week or two. The bad is, great vacations and good times end too abruptly. So what’s the answer? Be content in season and out. When things are good be thankful, and when things are… [Read More]


Imagine Christ, his arms outstretched, welcoming all who would come. That’s what I see when I look at the entrance of our new food pantry location. The double doors open out from the center reaching into the community. We have moved to our church building from a property located miles away. A special Spirit resides within this place…. [Read More]

Mental Wellness Seminar – A Biblical View

Mental Wellness Seminar – A Biblical View Presented by Fred Jacoby, MA – Director – Foundations Christian Counseling Services Seeking Mental, Emotional, & Spiritual Health Saturday, June 3, 2017 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM Fellowship Church  300 Cromwell Street Phillipsburg, NJ   08865 Join us for a Biblical look at the mental health issues we face… [Read More]

God Blooms where you live

GOD BLOOMS He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NIV)  Forsythia bushes line one side of my driveway. They create a beautiful border between the road and property.  I wanted them planted so I could enjoy spring… [Read More]

What Task Have You Laid Down? TAKE IT UP

What task have you laid down? Take it up. God is encouraging you to move forward with boldness and confidence. When you experience hardship and confusion–doubt and despair are not far behind. If you are like me, you squash those “feelings” and focus on an area of immediate need. Not dwelling on the overwhelming aspects of… [Read More]

He Shall Reign Forever – A Christmas Story

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light… Isaiah 9:2 (ESV) To fully understand the story of Christmas, we have to understand the historical setting depicted in Isaiah 9. It was a time of deep darkness. An age of violence, domination and oppression. A time referred to as Pax Romana–the peace of… [Read More]