Faith Stories


How God Has Helped US

How God Has Helped US


Posted By on Sep 16, 2019

– How God Has Helped Us –   Sometimes when I’m talking with someone about faith, a question comes up about how do we know whether God really exists.  The person asking the question is usually looking for some type of empirical evidence that God exists.  It’s a question that many may have. One way we know God exists is based on His presence in our lives.  Many Christians have experienced God in their lives.  I thought...

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A Prayer Answered, A Call Given

A Prayer Answered, A Call Given


Posted By on Aug 24, 2019

A Prayer Answered, A Call Given   During 2013, I suffered from a very rare and serious skin disorder.  This disease caused the skin on my arms and legs to blister part.  It came on very quickly after I began taking a new drug for my colitis.  It was very painful and life threatening. It took 4 doctors to diagnose what I had. Having a chronic incurable disease like colitis was bad enough. This new disease was 10 times worse and...

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– A Story of Tragedy, Resolve, and Faith –   Monday, February 25, 2019 marks the 60 year anniversary of the day that the Chestnut Street United Methodist Church burned to the ground.  I obviously wasn’t there and perhaps there’s only one of our members who will remember that day. While I was doing research for the church history page for our  website, I came upon a fund-raising campaign letter that was written...

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The Healing Power of Forgiveness

The Healing Power of Forgiveness


Posted By on Jan 28, 2019

“Cry for help, but will anyone answer you?  Which of the angels will help you?  Surely resentment destroys the fool, and jealousy kills the simple.”  “If I were you, I would go to God and present my case to him.  He does great things too marvelous to understand.  He performs countless miracles.”  Job 5:1-2,8-9   There were many Sundays that I sat in the church pew not feeling good about myself.  I felt rage and resentment towards...

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