Wednesday Word 11.16.2016

Luke 6:27-36 New International Version (NIV) 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your

Wednesday Word 11.09.2016

2 Timothy 3:14-17 New International Version (NIV) 14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, 15 and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith

Wednesday Word 11.2.2016

1 John 4:11-12 New International Version  11 Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 12 No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.  All it takes is practice to train yourself. 

Who Is Your Saint?

Hello Emmanuel, A few notes of information: First, the time change is Saturday night.  Fall back 1 hour Second, only one service on Sunday at 10:00, lunch afterwards; meat provided; bring a side dish Third, remember the many ways you can help Brisas Del Mar Emmanuel-umc.com – make a donation Designate a

Wednesday Word 10.19.2016

Matthew 9:1-8 (New International Version) 9 Jesus stepped into a boat, crossed over and came to his own town. 2 Some men brought to him a paralyzed man, lying on a mat. When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the man, “Take heart, son; your sins are forgiven.” 3 At this, some of the

Wednesday Word 10.26.2016

Mark 11:12-25 New International Version 12 The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. 13 Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs.

The Unique Announcement

Hello Emmanuel, The announcement has been made.  I’ve gone and done it.  No backing out now. What:  Pastor Joe’s Bicycle Trip From:  Casper, Wyoming To:  Batavia, Ohio Distance: 1,430 miles Duration:  18 days (June 14th – July 1st) Why:  To bring hope and faith to Brisas Del Mar, Columbia; To help a

Wednesday Word 10-12-16

Luke 17:11-19 11 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance 13 and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!”14 When he saw them, he said,

Is God Coming Soon?

Hello Emmanuel, September has brought a new change to my newsletter.  September will be Ask Pastor Joe instead of Monday Morning Pulpit.  Submit your questions to me via email atpastorjoe@emmanuel-umc.com.  I’ll give you an answer.  Who knows?  It might be a good one. Is God coming soon? My first smart-aleck answer is