Monthly Archives: June 2011

Thoughts on Discipleship

Thoughts on Discipleship         One Sunday I visited a church other than my own. Up front to my surprise, on the platform speaking, was a woman named Bev. I’d met with her weekly for Bible Study and prayer some time … Continue reading

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Christ Power Over Addiction Is Real Part III

It felt like something was on the back of my head that I kept trying to pull off; it was really tight. I then started to crawl on my floor on all fours like an animal, and I started to … Continue reading

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No Matter What – Get It Together!

I spare no shame when it comes to some of my silliness as well as someone else’s. Of course it is much easier talking about the someone else’s. Is that wrong? Just kidding. I like to check every now and then and make sure my readers are paying attention.
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Time Enough

As humans, we’re bound by the constraints of time.  Along with height, width, and depth, time stands as one of the dimensions in which we live.  Man has measured time since, well, the beginning of time by looking at the … Continue reading

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The Last Century

I saw on TV the other night where the federal government spent $500,000 on a study of how well shrimp did on a tread mill…. Here is a real simple choice if you want to cut taxes give more to … Continue reading

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Hello!

Hi!  I’m Christine ‘Tuzzy’ Russ.  I just want to introduce myself to everyone here at Believers Bay.  My loving hubby, Tim,  has made me an offer I can’t refuse – to be a part of this magazine.  I’m looking forward to getting to … Continue reading

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I want you to meet someone

If you all hold your breath I’m sure that the lady I want to introduce you to could be coaxed into introducing herself.  Then I can be lazy and not have to do it for her.  Be on the lookout … Continue reading

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Reading The Book of Job – Analogy of the Creation Of Genesis?

Other than an interesting Biblical story, what is the Book of Job all about? In many ways the story of the suffering Job chronicles the suffering of creation since The Great Fall. This book begins with God, sitting in the … Continue reading

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The World’s Worst Bridesmaid

Our daughter is at the age when her friends are getting married. She has already been in one wedding; the wedding that changed her mind about being in other weddings. The expensive gowns, tuxedos and cake couldn’t keep the couple … Continue reading

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On pledging my allegiance

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly just finished supper and we were resting in the living room watching the TV news. Actually, my wife was watching the news while I was perusing a book. As far as … Continue reading

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Christ Power Over Addiction Part II

My next experience began on September 16, 1990. It actually started when I was sitting in my car in front of the methadone clinic. On that day, I went to church, and I received the baptism of the Holy Ghost. … Continue reading

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Christ Power Over Addiction Is Real Part I

First let me say, this is a true story that has taken place in my life. In order for the reader can see the whole picture of the power and glory of God, I am telling my story in parts, … Continue reading

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Let Love Be Your Foundation

              I recently heard a story where a parishioner at a church felt ostracized because of a decision she and her husband made. This couple had been together for a few years and decided to marry.              She chose … Continue reading

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New Royal Caribbean Movie: Royal Reunion — The Short Film Directed by & Starring James Brolin

 I watched an 11 minute video I thought you might like so here it is:

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Saint Simon (the Zealot) – The Last Man Standing

The Apostle Simon, known as Simon the Zealot (to differentiate him from Simon Peter), was the last living member of the 12 Apostles.  The actual details of his death and the whereabouts of such are hazy, but it appears that … Continue reading

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