Tag: pastor


06
Nov 2020
Baptism

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, someone asked me if I was going to talk or write about the presidential election. I said, “Well, I imagine it will take a while for us to know the outcome and then when we do, I would encourage people to practice John Wesley’s three simple rules, which I’ve talked about before – ‘Do no harm. Do good. Stay in love with God.'” I would remind people, I said, that as followers of Jesus our primary loyalty is to him, his teachings, and his saving power in our......

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Revelation

Revelation

Three months ‘til Christmas! That’s sobering, isn’t it? How much has changed since last Christmas? How could we have anticipated all the ways we’d be upended this year? When I began last fall to...


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Grace

Grace

I woke up this morning with grace on my mind. Grace is undeserved, unearned love that is showered upon us. Most often we think of God’s grace poured out on us, but as Jesus’...


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Labor Day

Labor Day

When I was growing up outside Detroit, Labor Day weekend was the last gasp of summer. School always began the day after Labor Day, so the weekend was full of barbecues, family gatherings, remembering...


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Help

Help

Before our family moved to Tucson in 1994, we lived in Racine, Wisconsin, for 12 years. Racine is just north of Kenosha and just south of Milwaukee, all on Lake Michigan, with picturesque shorelines...


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