Pastor’s Weekly Message


23
Jul 2021
Flaws

We had rain Thursday night at our house. This isn’t actually a new thing – we have been enjoying rain quite often these last few weeks. But this one was different. The thunder, the lightning, the hail – all were accompanied by lots of rain on all sides of our house, blowing sideways everywhere. And then a few hours later, it happened again, so bad it woke the kids and worried the kittens. We discovered Thursday night that the house we bought leaks. Two windows had rain incessantly dripping and another room......

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Rain

Rain

I’m starting to feel at home in Tucson. The monsoons have started, and the humidity levels have moved us to feeling more like home in Florida rather than an oven! I’m grateful for the...


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Prophets

Prophets

As a student at Florida Southern College, I was a Religion major. One of my favorite classes was Prophetic Thought. Dr. Johnson gave us an overview of the prophets and we walked through some...


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Thank You

Thank You

Thank you, thank you, thank you! I have received so many virtual hugs, handwritten and emailed notes, and even a delicious edible arrangement to welcome me to the community of St. Mark’s. I’m thrilled...


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New Things

New Things

A few years ago, as we were finishing a year-long worship series on “A Journey Through the Bible,” we found ourselves in the Book of Revelation in December, during Advent. The thought crossed my...


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Cleaning Out

Cleaning Out

I’ve found the most interesting and heartwarming things as I’ve been cleaning out my office in preparation for retirement. Just as examples, I’ve found tiny notes from children, letters of support, newspaper articles, copies...


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Honor

Honor

  NOTE: This Sunday, May 30, we worship at 8 a.m. on the west patio for the last time – on Sunday, June 6, that service moves into the Sanctuary. Prerecorded worship continues at...


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Pentecost

Pentecost

  This Sunday, May 23, is Pentecost, the celebration of the coming of the Holy Spirit and the birthday of the Christian church. Today I’m going to share some important decisions about reopening our...


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