Weekly bulletin article by Mike Johnson

Conversations with people responding to sermons so often provide memorable words. I have heard preachers say that they do not even absorb the comments of the people in their local congregations because they discount what is said as polite compliments for the preacher. It is obvious they do not preach at Richmond!

Weekly bulletin article by Mike Johnson

I love summer time road trips! Rebecca and I did a marathon road trip in the summer of 2011 in celebration of what could be called a half-marathon marriage -30 years. We drove 8,114 miles passing through and visiting 19 states stopping to experience many wonderful places for three weeks!

Weekly bulletin article by Mike Johnson

Baseball is the only sport that officially rewards a player for a sacrifice. If you are not a baseball fan, you may not understand what a sacrifice is. A sacrifice is awarded to a batter when he bunts a pitched ball for the purpose of advancing a runner and forfeiting his chance to get on base. It is also a sacrifice if the batted ball is a fly ball out advancing a runner on base.

Weekly bulletin article by Mike Johnson

“Run, Forrest, Run!” These immortal words from the movie, Forrest Gump, are very appropriate for a Christian who is battling the worst predator in the world—Satan. Peter tags Satan “…your adversary the devil…” who “…walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.” (I Peter 5:8)