Articles written by mark smith, mukilteo presbyterian
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Thoughts on serving others
A few days ago, many Christians gathered together during Holy Week to commemorate Jesus’ last supper with his disciples. They also remembered what happened during the meal – how Jesus wrapped a towel around his waist... — Updated 5/4/2011 Full story
“Can You Hear the Angels Singing?”
Upon the birth of Jesus, a multitude of the heavenly host sang out: “Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth, peace ...” (Luke 2:14). Everyone knows angels sing in Latin, of course, so they were actually singing:... — Updated 12/22/2010
Who are we?
One fine, clear night not too long ago, in a place relatively free of the distractions of city lights, I found myself gazing up into the starlit heavens and being absolutely awestruck by the beauty and the grandeur of the universe.... — Updated 8/25/2010
When I was a young pastor in Kalispell, Montana, I was privileged to know a widow in the congregation who had an amazing gift of hospitality. Every month Mabel would invite new people to her table and she would put on a veritable... — Updated 11/4/2009
Overcoming the fear of failure
Normal 0 0 1 545 3109 25 6 3818 11.1282 0 0 0 Not long ago a major survey was taken of men and women from all walks of life, asking, "What is it you fear most?" Contrary to expectations, the fear of death was ranked No. 3. The... — Updated 9/2/2009 Full story
Complaining less, appreciating more
An article in the Wall Street Journal the other day called attention to the fact that though the economy is in the tank, people seem to be complaining less. In fact, gratitude is up: people who still have jobs are grateful they at... — Updated 5/6/2009
How old are you?
In my pastoral ministry I am privileged to know many seniors in their 70s and beyond who are aging beautifully. They may be getting on in physical years, but they are eternally young in heart and spirit. They are people who are... — Updated 2/18/2009 Full story