Category: Faith Forum – Gloria Wessner

  • Faith Forum ~ Father’s Day Thoughts

    Faith Forum ~ Father’s Day Thoughts

    By Gloria Wessner     Did you grow up without a dad in the house? Or maybe you grew up with a father that abused you physically or just ignored you so you basically didn’t have a dad? Perhaps you never knew who your father was, or this Father’s Day you might be grieving over […]

  • Faith Forum: Head vs Heart Knowledge

    Faith Forum: Head vs Heart Knowledge

    By Gloria Wessner ‘Open your mouth and taste, open your eyes and see— how good God is. Blessed are you who run to him.’ (Psalm 34:8 The Message) One might acknowledge with their mind that there is a God out there somewhere. One might suddenly find themselves in a lot of difficulty and hardship and […]

  • Faith Forum: The Good News…3 Days Later

    Faith Forum: The Good News…3 Days Later

    By Gloria Wessner Early on Sunday morning, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and found that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance.  She ran and found Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved. She said, “They have taken the Lord’s body out of the tomb, […]

  • Faith Forum: It Is Finished

    Faith Forum: It Is Finished

    By Gloria Wessner The words “it is finished” rang in her ears as Mary stumbled and tripped over the rocks on the hill at Golgotha. It couldn’t be, it just couldn’t be true what had just happened; but it was. There was the cross, with her friend hanging on it. His weary head now bent and […]

  • Faith Forum ~ Check God Out!

    Faith Forum ~ Check God Out!

    When someone asks you to join a club, or try out a new restaurant or new activity with them, usually a person goes a time or two to check it out. We’re just not quite sure until we see for ourselves that this might be a good thing that we want to get involved with […]

  • Faith Forum: Those New Year’s Resolutions

    Faith Forum: Those New Year’s Resolutions

    It’s 2018, and Happy New Year to all of Gateway Gazette’s readers! By Gloria Wessner The custom of making New Year’s resolutions, according to one source, dates back to 153 B.C. Janus was a fabled king who lived near the beginning of the Roman Empire era. He was placed at the start of the calendar […]

  • Faith Forum ~ What Does Christmas Mean to Me?

    Faith Forum ~ What Does Christmas Mean to Me?

    Christmas means so many different things to so many people.

  • The Christmas Story

    The Christmas Story

    A Savior has just been born in David’s town, a Savior who is Messiah and Master.

  • Faith Forum ~ Immortality…For Real? (and as a gift!)

    Faith Forum ~ Immortality…For Real? (and as a gift!)

    Did you know that the creator of the universe has already made it possible for us to be immortal?

  • Faith Forum ~ Joy

    Faith Forum ~ Joy

    Would you like that joy in your life? You can, and joy is available to you, no matter who you are, how old you are, or what you have done.

  • Faith Forum ~ Heavenly Musings

    Faith Forum ~ Heavenly Musings

    Recently I was thinking about heaven. Two extended family members have just passed away within a week of one another.

  • Faith Forum ~ Light and Life

    Faith Forum ~ Light and Life

    By Gloria Wessner What happens when you walk into a dark room and turn on the light? You can see! And although we take electricity for granted and just carry on with whatever brought us into the room, we can now see to do that task. Our lives are like that – we actually live […]

  • Faith Forum ~ God, My Heavenly Father

    Faith Forum ~ God, My Heavenly Father

    By Gloria Wessner ‘Fatherhood’ is a term in our society that is not heard of as often in our time. There was a time when fatherhood was as respected (if not more respected) than motherhood. It is becoming more of a lost art, and something that does not appear to have as much significance as […]

  • Faith Forum ~ Personal Wounds That Heal?

    Faith Forum ~ Personal Wounds That Heal?

    By Gloria Wessner               Personal wounds………..we all get them —-sometimes physical in nature; a chronic, debilitating disease or condition left from an accident; emotional – a spouse or partner has walked out on you; perhaps leaving you as a single parent with no support; a close friend won’t have […]

  • Faith Forum: God’s Masterpiece

    Faith Forum: God’s Masterpiece

    By Gloria Wessner This week’s Faith Forum is going to explore an excerpt from the book of Ephesians in the scriptures. It was written by the apostle Paul to the people who lived in Ephesus, an ancient city near the Aegean Sea in present day Turkey. Paul wrote this to the Ephesians as a reminder […]