Tag Archives: Jim Abernathy

Giving Grace – Our Mission

Pastor Jim Abernathy, Westwood Baptist Church, Springfield, Virginia writes the following: RMF Grace is a gift we receive in coming to faith in Christ. The apostle Paul speaks of grace as a gift of God in Ephesians 2:8. We are … Continue reading

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The Jesus Standard – It’s not an easy one

The current question regarding refugees (and others seeking entry into the US) is not an easy one for Christians. We’re guided by Jesus and His teachings and example which is typically totally athwart our natural inclinations. I often find that … Continue reading

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Racism

Martin Luther King Day is a great time to reevaluate our attitude toward others who are different than we. Here is a brief post by my friend Jim Abernathy. Jim is the minister at Westwood Baptist Church in Springfield, VA. … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Thought 2013

Pastor Jim Abernaty blogged the following.  RMF How does one appropriately express appreciation for something that cannot be repaid?  Our living responses to this question are often awkward attempts to do what cannot be done.  This weekend reminds us of … Continue reading

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The Burden Bearer

The following is a devotional thought by Jim Abernathy that got my attention this morning. I have three very close friends (one of them refers to me as his brother by another mother) who are going through treatment for cancer. … Continue reading

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The God of “And Yet”

The following is a note sent by Pastor Jim Abernathy, an online buddy, to his church’s email list.  The illustration he provides from a recent event in his life is useful for the “attitude adjustment” that we can profit from … Continue reading

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Technological Quagmiere

The following is a devotional thought from Jim Abernathy. Jim is pastor of the Westwood Baptist Church in Springfield, VA. I always appreciate the wit and wisdom in his writing. I especially enjoyed his thoughts which mirror the frustration most … Continue reading

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