“Unto us a child was born”

“Unto us a child was born”

“Unto us a child was born” As the fire crackles and hymns hang in the air with the aromatic smell of balsamic pinewood we ask ourselves, is this the magic of Christmas? We turn to evident signs of our abundance under our tree and the gratitude we feel...
A life with the Scalpel

A life with the Scalpel

A life with the Scalpel The sound of the heavens dumping onto the jungle forest, a billion drops of water pounding on the tin roof, the smell of hot jungle mist in the air; this is one of my first memories of Pucallpa, Peru, engrained in my 8-year old brain because of...
As we “faith forward”

As we “faith forward”

As we “faith forward” I recently read a post from a friend’s blog, and felt that what was shared described the maturation of Scalpel At The Cross, both as a collective entity and as individuals, to an absolute T.  She put it this way, “Faithing...
A reflection of Thanks & Giving

A reflection of Thanks & Giving

A reflection of Thanks & Giving We live in a world of deadlines, overloaded schedules, and nonstop work. For some, it’s 16-hour days; for others, it is a seven-day work week. In the constant motion and stress of day-to-day life, it’s hard to stop for a moment and...
Behind the Scalpel: Covenant Presbyterian Church

Behind the Scalpel: Covenant Presbyterian Church

Behind the Scalpel: Covenant Presbyterian Church When one considers the word covenant from a purely secular perspective, it connotes the idea of contract, agreement, undertaking, commitment, guarantee, warrant, pledge, promise, or bond.  But looking at the word...
Behind the Scalpel: Grateful for Church Support

Behind the Scalpel: Grateful for Church Support

Behind the Scalpel: Grateful for Church SupportPsalm 67, v.1, begins with a prayer and plea, “May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us —“. This is our heart’s cry for God’s loving presence among us, and His provision to us, but first and...