Browsing the September 2022 archive of Deacon Weekly Letter

October 2, 2022 Stir into Flame God's Gift!

Posted by David Southworth on 9/28/22

PRAYER: “Stir into flame the gift of God that you have…”!!  Paul writes this to Timothy, and to us.  This, for me is what it is all about in the Church.  First… do we know what a gift we have from God?.... Much of the world sadly does not.  ... Read More »

September 25, 2022 Compete well for the faith!

Posted by David Southworth on 9/18/22

PRAYER: “Compete well for the faith.” !!! So writes St Paul to Timothy this weekend.  We like to be competitive… we follow sports “religiously”.  Well… we need to be competitive about our faith too!!... as Paul reminds Timothy, and us.  We need to pursue “righteousness, devotion, faith, love, patience, ... Read More »

September 18, 2022 Love God not wealth!

Posted by David Southworth on 9/14/22

PRAYER:   Let us know and serve God (not only the things of this world) !!  Jesus teaches us today that “No servant can serve two masters…. You cannot serve both God and mammon.”  We should not be only focused on our wealth in this world.  Amos calls out a ... Read More »

September 11, 2022 God rejoices in us!

Posted by David Southworth on 9/07/22

PRAYER:   We can’t lose the feeling that we are loved…. God loves us and sent His Son Jesus to show us His love…. We need to LIVE in that love and share it with the world around us that is so hungry for love.  Jesus tells us this week ... Read More »