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Be my Valentine! What is Love?

by Dr. Norman Wise

What is love? This is a first century Christian description of love from a converted Jewish Rabbi. “(4) Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud (5) or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. (6) It […]

Be Angry and Don’t Sin!

by Dr. Norman Wise

“(26) And “don’t sin by letting anger control you.” Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry, (27) for anger gives a foothold to the devil.” {Ephesians 4:26-27 NLT} “(26) BE ANGRY, AND [yet] DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun go down on your anger, (27) and do not give […]

Slow To Anger

by Dr. Norman Wise

Slow to Anger “(19) Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. (20) Human anger does not produce the righteousness God desires.” {James 1:19-20 NLT} One of the key factors that lead to conflicts is that we are inclined to want […]

For the Glory of the Father! (John 15:8)

by Dr. Norman Wise

“My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be My disciples.”  John 15:8 The heavenly Father’s goodness, greatness, and grace is proclaimed and manifested before all creation when the life of the VINE Jesus flows into believing disciples and they bear the fruit of lives filled with actions, attitudes, […]

Meditation on John 15:6

by Dr. Norman Wise

“If anyone does not abide in Me, he is thrown away as a branch and dries up; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire and they are burned.”  John 15:6 There are those who never were in the Vine Jesus and so these are seen as useless branches whose only use is to […]

Testing of Your Faith

by Dr. Norman Wise

2 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. (ESV) Through All of It https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0Dzh3RZn0E Lyrics There are days I’ve […]

List of Seminars in 2018

by Dr. Norman Wise

    Learning How Seminars in 2018 By Dr. Norman Wise From 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Free Light Dinner     Saturday, October 20, 2018  –   Learning How to Deal with Anxiety Saturday, November 17, 2018  –   Learning How to Influence People    

Have a Gospel-Centered Year!

by Dr. Norman Wise

2018 January Communion First Annual Semi-Silent New Year’s Day Retreat Welcome! If you’ve arrived during a silent time…. Please grab some drinks or snacks and make yourself at home! The instructions below will guide you through the reflection time, and we will use  the space by the fireplace for conversation and prayer at some point. […]

Learning How Seminar Schedule for 2018

by Dr. Norman Wise

    Learning How Seminars in 2018 By Dr. Norman Wise From 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Light Dinner for $5.00 a person included at 5:00 PM Saturday, January,20 2018  Learning How to Defeat Self Righteousness  Saturday, February 24, 2018  Learning How to Live a Gospel Centered Life. Saturday, March 24, 2018  Learning How to […]