Pastor’s Weekly Message


07
Dec 2018
Rain

In the middle of the night, I heard rain on our roof. That is a sweet desert sound. I imagined the smell of it, fresh, moisture-heavy, that hard-to-describe desert smell of plants, trees, animals and earth. The rain is both needed now and holds the promise of something in the future, spring wildflowers at the least. God’s gift to us, no charge, free and freeing, one of many signs of God’s abundant outpouring to us and all creation. For as long as our recorded history, people have cried out in sorrow, anger......

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Building

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...


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Blessings

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...


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Those Who Heal

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...


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Teachers

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...


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