Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pastor’s Pen: Esther’s Response

Dear Tabernacle Family, As we come to the close of our corporate reading of Bishop Stearns’ book, “The Cry of Mordecai,” I am captivated with the thought of how an ordinary woman was used by God in such an extraordinary way. Although she had been denying any role she might play in helping to bring […] Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen: Draw Strength from the Life-Giving Spirit of God

Dear Tabernacle Family, “If I perish, I perish!” {Esther 4:16} What a stunning declaration of faith spoken by Queen Esther in the face of such an uncertain future. We have a different perspective than Esther enjoyed. We read the story with the end in mind. We know how things turned out for Esther’s good and […] Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen: Esther

Dear Tabernacle Family, It is hard to imagine that we are now ready to begin our fifth week of our corporate study of The Cry of Mordecai. Mari-Lee and I have been amazed with how relevant to our day the daily readings from Bishop Robert’s book have been. His writings have drawn us more deeply […] Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen: Stepping Out in Faith

As we enter Week 4 of our individual and corporate study of Bishop Robert Stearns’ insightful book, The Cry of Mordecai, I am certain that God has been speaking to you through the life of Queen Esther. I have been taken by Esther’s grasp of the critical moment in which she lived and the way […] Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen: Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

Dear Tabernacle Family, Today, as on the first Sunday of every October, hundreds of millions of people around the world will join together to Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem. As you know, Bishop Robert, along with his sons, members of the Eagles’ Wings Staff, and friends from The Tabernacle are in Israel as part […] Continue reading

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