Author Archives: Charles Roots

About Charles Roots

Surrendered my life to Jesus while a sergeant in the Marine Corps, September 8, 1972. Commissioned a Navy chaplain December 23, 1983. Served in Vietnam and Iraq. Senior Pastor of the Ripon (CA) Free Methodist Church. Wife, two daughters and 5 grandkids. PTL!

New Year Reflection

I was working on my final sermon of the year for December 29. The passage of Scripture I chose was from 1 Samuel 12:14. As a prophet of God Samuel was a unique character. He was a transition figure in … Continue reading

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Character Does Matter

A story that has gone viral on the Internet has to do with a 19-year-old employee of Dairy Queen. The term, “going viral” can mean a number of things. In searching for some basic definition for this term I came … Continue reading

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