Speaking the Truth in Love

Posts from April 2021

Written in Sand and Stone

Two friends were walking through the desert and got into an argument. One friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand: Today my best friend slapped me in the face. They kept on walking until they found an oasis. Thirsty,…

The Crucifixion from A to Z

A reminds us of His arrest like a common criminal and the legions of angels who could have been summoned by Jesus. B is for the betrayal by a ‘friend,’ the murderer Barabbas, the blood that Jesus shed, or the beating that He endured. C makes us think of the cross on Calvary, the Jewish…

The Gospel in Five Seconds

The gospel is the good news that Christ died for our sins (1 Corinthians 15:1–5). It is the total message of God’s power to save all who will hear, believe, and obey it (Romans 1:16). The gospel is contained in the second law God gave. “If the first covenant had been faultless, then should no…

Donna Ritchie

Donna is originally from Texas.   She has been here all of her life except for the 5 years she lived in Oceanside, California.  She was born in Kaufman and Raised in Seagoville. “Seagoville was a very small town when I grew up here. Everybody knew everybody, and everybody’s mother knew each other, so we felt…