Pastor Michael Frye: A business man driving home from work one day saw a little league baseball game in progress. He had some time, so he decided to stop and watch the game. As he was sitting down, he asked the kid beside him what the score was. “We’re behind 14 to nothing,” he answered […]

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Pastor Michael Frye: Tommy and his father were walking along the road when they came across a large stone. Tommy looked at the stone and asked his father, “do you think if I use all my strength, I can move that rock?” His father thought for a moment and responded, “I think that if you […]

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Pastor Michael Frye: In his book The First Circle, Russian author, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, makes an interesting observation about how Soviet authorities handled the church during the heyday of the Soviet Union. Solzhenitsyn, who had defected to America, commented: “No one stops churches from ringing their bells; they can break communion bread any way they please. […]

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Pastor Michael Frye: For a moment, let us look at the opening words of our first lesson from Isaiah 61: “The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the […]

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Pastor Michael Frye: If you have ever been on jury duty or attended a courtroom session, you will know that the session begins the same way. Either the clerk of court or the bailiff will say something to the effect: “Hear ye, hear ye, the District Court of Mecklenburg County is now in session, the […]

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Pastor Michael Frye: There is a story about a Chinese farmer who lived a very simple life. He had a small home with his wife and children, and a small rice field that produced just enough so he could feed and provide for his family. One day a herd of wild horses came thundering through […]

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