Right Now Counts Forever

RIGHT NOW. The late R.C. Sproul said, “Right now counts forever”. He was not wrong. Our time here is but a vapor as James says (James 4:14). The start of this year has proven that fact. My father and brother passed earlier this year, unexpectedly. My former Pastor and friend, Doug Heck, passed a few […]

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PRECIOUS ARE HIS SAINTS

“PRECIOUS IN THE SIGHT OF THE LORD IS THE DEATH OF HIS SAINTS” PSALM 116:15 On August 17th, at 1:30am, Pastor Doug Heck was called home. He awoke in the presence of His Master, the Lord Jesus Christ. I have no doubts that Doug burst into joy and laughter seeing the One whom He served […]

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Distractions

DISTRACTIONS On August 19th, I will be starting back up at Reformation Bible College. Yesterday, I printed out my syllabus’s for both classes and surveyed the landscape to see what lies ahead this semester. Let us just say that even with just two classes, I will be busy. So busy in fact, that I must […]

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Misfit Island – My Staycation at the VA Mental Health Facility

3C – VA Mental Health Facility It has been some time since I have been on here, posting. The last 5 months as you know have been filled with battles upon battles. The loss of my father and brother in January and February really got to me and affected me both mentally and physically. I […]

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Dear MOm, Dad, and Brother

Dear Mom, Dad, and beloved Brother, Dear Mom, Tomorrow, on the Lord’s Day is Mother’s Day. It is hard to believe that you have passed into eternity 19 years ago at 8:05pm, on your birthday. I recall getting the phone call while I was based in Izmir, Turkey during the Christmas Holidays. I was in […]

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Christ the sure and steady anchor

I sit here. Tears stream down my swollen cheeks. The Month of May begins this week and I was reminded of a few things. My Mother passed away on May 26th, 2002 while was based in Izmir, Turkey. She was taken into eternity that night which was her birthday. My Father who passed away back […]

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The Cold Hand of Humanity

In the early morning hours of January 16th, my Stepmom called an ambulance because her husband, my father, was incoherent, not making sense, and sick. When the paramedics came at 3 in the morning and started their evaluation, my father was able to give them his name, age, etc. They determined after checking him that […]

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Through the Valley

Blogs are meant to convey thoughts, feelings, opinions, and critiques. This blog, however is meant to share thoughts, feelings, theology, and well, observations. The site as you can see is simply linked as stephenjmelniszyn.org. Simple as it can be. Just as I like. The decision to create this blog is threefold. The first being that […]

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