Can’t Give it Away!

On more than one occasion, I have had my book, A Call to Faith, the Journey of a Cancer Survivor,” turned away when being offered for FREE! Let me give you an example. I am lucky enough to have a friend who is somewhat of a philanthropist and has offered a hospital in Philadelphia 100 free copies of the book for the benefit of the cancer patients and their families. No brainer right. One would expect a big thank you […]

Author J. Patrick Thomas to Appear on New Televsion Series “Impact with Pastor Dave.”

The DayStar television network will be launching a new television series this fall called, “Impact with Pastor Dave.” Coming to the DayStar network in mid to late October will be a new television series entitled, “Impact with Pastor Dave,” with each new show featuring a guest speaker who has been through a traumatic event that has positively affected their faith in some manner. Pastor Dave Arogbonlo is the host and head pastor at The Living Word Chapel in Houston, Tx. […]

Best Christian Workplaces

Best Christian Workplaces Chicago-area megachurch Willow Creek Community Church, New York-based American Bible Society, and California-based Joni and Friends are among the Christian organizations that made it on this year’s Best Christian Workplaces list. The Best Christian Workplaces Institute released its 2012 list containing 38 organizations this week. The institute had surveyed and examined in total 88 organizations representing 14,000 workers on issues such as job satisfaction, commitment, Christian witness, supervisory effectiveness, work satisfaction, personal growth and development, management effectiveness, […]

The New Normal

“The New Normal” There are moments in life that change us forever. Whenever someone becomes a Christian, they are completely transformed. We used to number our goodness in deeds, words, and thoughts. But grace unsettles everything. In The New Normal we can study the book of Galatians to examine the reality of this transformation and the new way of living that comes with it. The problem is that we tend to want to keep doing what we’ve always done – […]

Healing

“Healing” Many times in life we find ourselves experiencing emotional, spiritual, or physical upheaval. It has often been said, “The church is a hospital, a family, an army, and a school.” As the body of Christ, St. Andrew’s purposefully co-labors with Jesus as a hospital, tending to broken places by coming alongside people to bring Jesus’ care and healing love. If you find yourself struggling with an addiction, depression, or an unbearable grief; if you are hurting spiritually, in need […]