The Window (Page 8)

The Window (Page 8)

Volume 67, Issue 1 January 2016

Deacon Dispatch On the wall in my office at Memorial Hospital are a number of certificates and diplomas that are important to me. Included are a diploma from Dallas Theological Seminary, a Certificate of Ordination to the Gospel ministry, and a Certificate of Certification from Hospital Chaplains Ministry Association. Included among these significant documents is my Certificate of Ordination as a deacon from Winstanley Baptist Church. Clearly being a deacon is important to me. Here’s why. The word deacon (diakonos…

Volume 67, Issue 1 January 2016

Christmas Bells  “I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! And thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all Christendom Had rolled along The unbroken song Of peace on earth, good-will to men! Till, ringing, singing on its way, The world revolved from night to day, A voice, a chime A chant sublime Of peace on earth, good-will to…