Sharing the Good News @ St Paul's UMC

Welcome to St Paul’s Sharing site (blog).  We hopw you will use this page to share inspirational  messages you find, create or borrow.
Bible in a Year – How is Your Heart?

Bible in a Year – How is Your Heart?

What you see is what you get. This is a saying that many use when they describe a person who does not try to hide anything about their personality, character, and even flaws. A person who is honest on the inside and out is a person who is seen by the world as exactly...

Bible in a Year — Trusting in God

Bible in a Year — Trusting in God

Possibly more than any other part of the Bible, the Psalms help us explore the depths of our souls. They give us words that help describe our doubts and frustrations and give voice to our joys in the Lord. In Psalm 73, a man named Asaph shares a frustration that is...

Bible in a Year – Calling Out to God

Bible in a Year – Calling Out to God

“Save me God, because the waters have reached my neck! I have sunk into deep mud. My feet can’t touch the bottom! I have entered deep water; the flood has swept me up.” Psalm 69:1-2 Life is filled with surprises, and they are not always pleasant. A surprise visit from...

Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day!

Memorial Day is a time where we honor and mourn the military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Our resident poet, Kenny D. Hoke, offers us some words today. The Forgotten By Kenny D....

Bible in a Year – A Prayer

Bible in a Year – A Prayer

“And now, Master God, being the God you are, speaking sure words as you do, and having just said this wonderful thing to me, please, just one more thing: Bless my family; keep your eye on them always. You’ve already as much as said that you would, Master God! Oh, may...

Bible in a Year – A Witness

Bible in a Year – A Witness

One of my favorite movies is “Shall We Dance” with Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, and Jennifer Lopez. Susan Sarandon’s character, Beverly Clark, is concerned about her husband. She thinks he might be having an affair and hires a private investigator. The private...

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

What a wonderful service we had this morning. The Jam Group brought us great joy and simply being together in the same space to worship is something to never again take for granted. On this Mother's Day, Kenny Hoke offers us some special pieces from his heart. Thank...

Bible in a Year – Another Day

Bible in a Year – Another Day

As much as I try to be a shining example in the world of what living a life filled with the Spirit can look like, I fail often. I recently had an experience at my doctor’s office that allowed me to not show my best side. I was in the wrong. I failed miserably at being...