"I have loved you with a love that never endsThough the mountains must be shakenAnd the hills be removedYet my unfailing love for you will not be shakenHow could I give up on you?My heart is turned over within me"Sarah: This is pretty good stuff. Who wrote it? Yesh: My Father Sarah: You're kidding. Who did he … Continue reading Unfailing Love
John 19:26-27 states, "When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing by, He said to His mother, 'Woman, behold your son!' Then He said to the disciple, 'Behold your mother!' And from that hour that disciple took her to his own home."Here we see Jesus: drenched in his own blood, … Continue reading Why Perfect Love Casts Out Fear
We are here today to celebrate the life of my grandfather, Joseph Mattes. It is an honor to be before you, sharing my heart about one of the most significant persons in my life. My grandfather knew how to take care of his family. He was a pillar of stability in my life. When times … Continue reading No Fear in Death
Tonight in Weymouth, MA, author Stacy Padula will be speaking to the ninth grade confirmation class at St. Francis with John from His Kids Ministry. Stacy will be sharing about her young adult books and her faith. She will also share bits of her own personal testimony.
When Jesus cried out “my God my God why have you forsaken me” he was reacting to something he had never before experienced. He was experiencing separation from His Father. He was feeling the weight of sin and bearing sin’s consequence. You see, sin separates man from God. It causes walls to go up between … Continue reading Words from the Cross: A Good Friday Message
Whether it's time, energy, mental energy, money, skills, or love - our resources are best spent where they will be valued. Life is too short to waste time "casting pearls before swine." Every one of us is full of potential, special talents, and the ability to brighten another's day. Don't let anyone make you feel … Continue reading Created for a Purpose