Ministry Musings

A Tribute to Allen Smith

A Tribute to Allen Smith One of the founders of Pilgrim Institute By Ruth J. Smith On November 20, 1937, a boy was born on the western slope of Colorado. This boy would grow to have an influence on many before the Lord saw fit to take him home on April 9, 1995. Today marks […]

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How do “A Reading People become a Great People”?

How do “A Reading People become a Great People”? Ruth J. Smith In the sermon at church yesterday, the Pastor used Philippians 4:7-8 as the text for his message. His message reminded me and inspired me of the importance of reading, first the Word of God and then other good writings. As I considered this […]

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Leadership Demanded by a Republic

Leadership Demanded by a Republic As you watch the news, do you sometimes wonder, “Where is the leadership that is needed in our nation?”  Leadership has been defined as, “to follow in advance of others.”  Perhaps this definition raises questions in your mind.  If so, take some time to reflect upon what a leader must follow–principles? a […]

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Easter Remembrance

“For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; and that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures.” I Corinthians 15:3-4. May this Easter season be a time of remembering the blessed gift […]

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Remembering the Price He Paid

Remembering the Price He Paid Last night I had the privilege of enjoying the Passion Play presented by Northside Baptist Church in Elkhart, Indiana. My heart was stirred with the beautiful music and retelling of the great sacrifice Christ made for each of us in His death on the cross, but then the glorious resurrection […]

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