Pastor's Blog

by Pastor Robert Griffith

Pastor's Blog

by Pastor Robert Griffith

One act of kindness

One stormy night many years ago, an elderly man and his wife entered the lobby of a small hotel in Philadelphia. Trying to get out of the rain, the couple approached the front desk hoping to get some shelter for the night. - "Could you possibly give us a room here?"...

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Waiting on the Lord

Isaiah 40:30-31  "Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." Sometimes I just get...

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One thing I seek …

Psalm 27:4  “One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.” All of us are seekers. Within all of us there are those things which...

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The servant’s heart

Imagine if you will that your doctor has just told you that you have a week to live. How would you live your final days? Think about that for a minute. Would you go bungee jumping or skydiving? Maybe you would go buy that beautiful new car that you have always wanted....

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Guard your heart …

Proverbs 4:23  “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” We all know that our heart is that vital organ in the centre of our chest which pumps life-giving blood throughout our body 24 hours a day for as long as we live. It is considered...

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Silver linings …

Wallace Johnson was the builder of numerous Holiday Inn motels and convalescent hospitals. But he had quite humble beginnings: "When I was forty years old, I worked in a sawmill.  One morning the boss told me, 'Your fired!'  Depressed and discouraged, I felt like the...

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Trusting with all our heart

Proverbs 3:5-6  “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.” Trust in the Lord with all your heart – why? – because your heart is bigger than your head. What you...

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Roger and Sally

Roger is attracted to Sally. He asks her out to a movie; she accepts and they have a pretty good time. A few nights later he asks her out to dinner, and again they enjoy themselves. They continue to see each other regularly, and after a while neither one of them is...

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The war within us …

Mankind has lived with wars for most of our existence. The war which is raging in the Ukraine as I write this blog is just the latest in a very long line of disastrous examples of the evil that humans are capable of when our true nature is unleashed. - Of course not...

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Together …

Acts 2:42-47  “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. All the believers were together and had everything in...

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