Posts by Rev. Roy W. Hefti (Page 67)

Posts by Rev. Roy W. Hefti (Page 67)

THE GOOD FIGHT

In July of 1861, folks in both the North and the South figured on an easy victory in mere months.  Neither the Union nor the Confederacy were truly prepared for the bloodiest war in our history – the Civil War. The history books tell us of the initial enthusiasm and excitement.  General McDowell marched forth from Washington with his 35,000 men, eager for battle.  A…

“NOT WORTH COMPARING”

The Sundays after Easter are called the Sundays “of” Easter.  So today is the second Sunday “of” Easter.  It is as though the ancient church fathers did not want to let go of Easter.  In that little preposition, “of”, is a sermon that every Sunday is to be a little Easter. For Easter Sunday is always followed by Easter Monday.  We head back to work and the weary world and…