Many years ago I was at a gathering of a small group of friends who were sharing a quiet Christmas celebration. We were in a sentimental…View More A Christmas Tree Story – By Richard Leslie Parrott
We are blessed that My Soul Purpose is featured on the following three, Church of the Nazarene, websites. Each site has a featured article on…View More My Soul Purpose – Recommended Reading on Church of the Nazarene websites
We pray for those suffering from the storms in the midwest. This week our church sent a team to Alabama to help with clean-up,…View More God is in the Response
Years ago I heard Bill Hybels speak on Robert Schuller’s “Hour of Power.” The occasion was the Sunday Morning service at the end of a…View More Pastoring: the Job is Tougher than You Think
This week I am in Atlanta, GA., teaching a class in spiritual formation for the Salvation Army. Part of the class is learning the power…View More The Power of Small Groups and Our Life in Christ
Easter is a moment to remember where we stand. I will tell you the foundation of my faith. My faith firmly stands on two feet:…View More My Easter Faith
Maundy Thursday celebrates the Last Supper of our Lord, Jesus Christ. We remember the event with Messianic Passover meals, with beautiful music, and an…View More Yet, I Believe!
For Lora Lee Parrott – From A. Leslie Parrott Several months before my father, A. Leslie Parrott, passed away, he sent me a…View More A Tribute to Lora Lee Parrott
Businesses and churches share a common mantra today: “do more with less!” Our value to the organization, quakes and trembles in a trinity of…View More When the Pressure is on, what Matters?
Howard Thurman’s classic book, Jesus and the Disinherited, opens with this startling statement: Many and varied are the interpretations of the teaching and life…View More Backs Against the Wall