Pastor's Blog

Pastor's Blog

One by One

Perhaps it is a sign for our times. Perhaps it is a statement about the world in which we live. Perhaps it simply teaches us an important lesson. Hmmm. Which is it going to be? A couple of months ago, I drove home, down the large hill just before my small cul-de-sac....

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Baptism – Celebrating Family

A summer heat wave is upon us. I hope the VBS workers have had time to recover from that amazing week. We have a busy July ahead — with the Luau last Friday and a picnic next Sunday (don’t forget to wear those picnic clothes to church!). And then we will end July with...

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Freedom

This week we enjoy a much-appreciated holiday. Well, for all of those who wore themselves out serving Jesus at VBS, the break on Tuesday can’t come soon enough. I wasn’t around too much, but what I saw made me long for this precious day off. What an amazing team — VBS...

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Two Angels

Tuesday morning was one of “those mornings,” which is good for the Back Page. I had collected 13 passports to ship overnight to Washington DC for processing Ugandan visas. I was organized: passports, proof of vaccines, receipt of each application. Piece of cake. I had...

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Demo Week

We’ve been talking a lot about change over the last couple of months. For those with a more conservative nature, change is painful. Personal change, I mean. It is hard to adjust the habits of life to reflect the holiness of God. Especially when the corrections make us...

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Answered Prayers

My heart overflows with praise today. Yes, a lot of us are exhausted, but God is at work among us and our hearts are full of the sacrifice of our praise. Or at least the sacrifice of a full day of work yesterday. Recount with me all the answers to prayer among us (and...

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Change

There are times that the unexpected throws you off course a bit, right? And we discover an opportunity to change. Here’s what happened this week, and it gives you even a chance to change. We have been a bit careful (ok, picky) about what goes into our church dumpster...

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I Will Never Forget

There are stories that I find that touch the heart and fit the moment — and then teach us a lesson. I found one this week that is just perfect for Memorial Day weekend, the day set aside to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice that we might be free. This...

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The Master Craftsman

We are in the middle of a sermon series about change. Life change. The biblical term for this topic is sanctification. Sanctification is the act or process of becoming holy. It literally means to be set apart for a particular use in a special purpose or work. It’s...

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May Is Bombo Month

This month is Bombo month. You ask, What does that mean? It seems it’s always Bombo month. Well, it means that we raise the funds to conduct the 2017 Bombo Medical Mission in August. In January, we recruit participants to go. In June, we will gather physical...

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