I was delighted to have my meditation chosen for publication. It is a privilege to share a bit of my faith story with others.
In both my paid work, as director of an assisted living unit, and my church ministry, I have had the opportunity to help ...
When someone has grown up saturated in truth, has lived out the truth, and has succeeded as a result, what would make him turn away to lies? I asked this question this morning as I studied the life of Joash, king of Judah. He grew up in the temple, hidden ...read more
“If you love me, obey my commandments” (John 14:15, NLT).
That sounds simple. Straightforward. Succinct. It’s not. In order to obey, we must first hear.
Many people don’t hear Jesus’ tender plea. They hear a demand. They read an implied ...
It was a great pleasure for me to write this meditation as it came to me so easily and quickly. I knew the scripture from Jeremiah where God is assuring His people of the plans He has for our future and in my mind it was perfect for my subject. ...read more
Upper Room author Matthe Reger with his daughter, Elizabeth.
When I was a boy in McDonald, Ohio, I attended the Methodist church. And when attending there the pastor and his wife was most kind and thoughtful to me. His name was Rev. Islar, and he and his wife previous to pastoring in McDonald had served in the Appalachian region. ...read more