Pastor’s Blog

Building
November 16, 2018

Building

Our two-year-old foster grandson loves to build. He has some soft connecting blocks given to him by a child of our church who had outgrown them. He joyfully puts them together, making dinosaurs and bridges....


Those Who Serve
November 09, 2018

Those Who Serve

Because I live close to the church, if I have an evening meeting I sometimes come home for a bit in the afternoon to have a snack and read or watch a TV show. Yesterday...


Tell the Next Generation
November 02, 2018

Tell the Next Generation

“We will tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord, and his might, and the wonders that he has done.” Psalm 78:4 Who are those people in your life who have told...


Blessings
October 26, 2018

Blessings

I have been thinking about blessings. For me, blessings are the undeserved outpouring of God’s grace on our lives. Around us today there is so much hateful language, destructive behavior and uncertainty, causing fear and...


Those Who Heal
October 19, 2018

Those Who Heal

What heals? Medication, surgery, ointment, massage, touch, words, hugs, conversation, prayer, music, exercise? The list can go on and on, of the many ways we experience healing from the physical, emotional, and spiritual aches of...


Teachers
October 12, 2018

Teachers

“The word of Christ must live in you richly. Teach and warn each other with all wisdom by singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs. Sing to God with gratitude in your hearts.” Colossians 3:16 (Common...


God Speaks
September 28, 2018

God Speaks

There is an intriguing line in Scripture in I Samuel 3:1 – “The word of the Lord was rare in those days…”  I have sometimes wondered if God went silent because the people consistently did...


HOME
September 21, 2018

HOME

Sometimes when people ask me why I like baseball, I tell them it’s because the main idea is to make it home. There’s this sense of satisfaction when my team’s runner takes off from third...


On the Move!
September 14, 2018

On the Move!

There are times when it is good to stand still. That gives us a chance to listen, to notice, to rest a bit and perhaps regroup. Jesus stopped for times of prayer and quiet. That...