Pastor’s Corner

First of all, thank you all for the gifts and cards you have given this Christmas season. We love you all. This is our 8th Christmas we have spent with you as your Pastors! Can you believe that? Yes, I know you have heard...

There is an amazing amount of chaos this Christmas 2020. It seems like this last decade or two of Christmas seasons have become more turbulent as the years go by. Everything seems to be interrupted, postponed, or dropped. Why am I thankful? This may not seem...

A Christian preacher and writer, Jan Haman, wrote something I thought was quite profound, and at the same time, simplistic. “The only way to be an Overcomer, is to overcome!” In these difficult, and unprecedented times (at least that this generation has experienced), we will have...

Today I sat down with a Catholic and an Episcopalian. I don’t know how the conversation morphed into a theological discussion, but it was Holy Spirit directed. I started by telling them about the time I had a professional photographer come to our church to...

Matthew 14 tells the story of the storm on the lake.  I’m going to tell the story, but you should read it again, as it relates to our current times of uncertainty, and as it relates to this election cycle we are enduring. The seasoned fishermen,...

Proverbs 19:11 says, “A person's wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense.” “I’m going to give that person a piece of my mind!” I wouldn’t do that if I were you … You only have so many pieces! “She made me...

Come on, Pastor, you don’t really expect me to forgive when the things they did to me are sheer evil! FORGIVENESS AND TRUST ARE TWO DIFFERENT THINGS:   Forgiveness is freely given. You forgive, because you are held hostage to an unforgiving spirit. Could I forgive a...

I can’t say by any means that I know it ALL regarding why people hold to pain. I have heard of little girls and boys who were sexually molested. These victims have a hard time forgiving! There’s the couple who planned to live forever...

I was speaking to a friend this week, and explaining another friend’s spiritual demise. This individual had seen both parents die horrible, painful deaths.  The stumbling question that stood between a desire to serve Jesus Christ, or living a rebellious life was this: “My parents...