Tag Archives: Disciples

Who does “one another” mean?

Pastor Dale E. Austin                                                                                   John 14:15-21

In my somewhat limited travels throughout the state, as I move from appointment to appointment, I’ve come across some common characters who seem to be everywhere. I find some of them in the congregations I’ve served; others in the larger community. Continue reading

More Than Meets The Eye

Pastor Dale E.  Austin                                         Matthew 17:1 – 9

There are experiences in life too profound to try to explain or to put into words.  When someone asks us about them, we may try.  But usually it comes down to, “You just had to be there.”  Continue reading

Extreme Righteousness

Pastor Dale E. Austin                                                                     Matthew 5: 13-20

At the risk of sounding like a contemporary cliché, there are moments when we might feel that Jesus is calling his disciples – calling us – to an extreme, almost unattainable level of holiness. 

It seems that everywhere we turn these days, we’re hearing about “Extreme” something.  Continue reading

Breaking Good

Pastor Dale E. Austin                                                                         Matthew 4:12-23

Sometimes a single word can change the meaning or intent of a statement completely.             Continue reading