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IS HE YOUR FRIEND - By Quintella Davenport

IS HE YOUR FRIEND             Since “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” is among the many hymns that inspire me, it was wonderful learning the history behind this song.  Do we, as Christians, realize how many people are out there in our personal realms that need a friend?  Are we open to being a friend to the people who seem like they don’t like us?  Many times we expect others to come to us instead of finding out what is going on with a person in our immediate sphere.              Several years ago there was a familiar denomination that challenged its members to make a friend with a sinner.  So often we make friends in our own little circle of “Christians” rather than reaching out to someone who we could befriend and building a relationship of encouragement and friendship when it is most needed.  The best way to win someone to the Lord is to love them when they don’t know how to love you back.  The person, who is so overcome with problems that we want to run when we see he/she walking to…

New Book Shares The Stories Behind the Stained Glass Windows

The Windows of Wesley  is a historic and inspirational tour of the English Gothic Sanctuary of Wesley United Methodist Church (Oklahoma City, OK). The church was established in 1910 as Wesley Methodist Episcopal, North, and the sanctuary constructed in 1928 with four large Christ windows, numerous smaller story windows, and extensive stone and wooden ornamentation. Information about the windows, their donors, and other aspects of artistic expression at the church as discussed, along with a reflective spiritual guide of the sanctuary. A blend of church history, local history, art history and the spiritual motivation sparking the use of the windows and the impact they have had on members. Devotional writings by church members and leaders over the years further enrich the descriptions. Black and white images with accompanying historic, artistic, and inspirational text.

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