Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

We were living in Bolivia when the terrorists struck on September 11, 2001. I decided to check the internet before heading out the door for the morning, only to discover a plane had crashed into one of the World Trade Center towers in New York. Imagining it was a...
Sweet Fruit!

Sweet Fruit!

Our church received a grant from the county for a community garden back in the spring.  The program is for non-profits, schools, and other organizations for the purpose of working together and providing a more nutritious, cleaner diet. This idea was birthed from a man...
But Without a Great Wife…

But Without a Great Wife…

“An excellent wife, who can find?  Her husband is known in the gates, when he sits among the elders of the land.” – Proverbs 31:10, 23 Linda has been my wife of 48 years.  What a blessing she has been to me and over 40 years of pastoral ministry.  We just passed our...
To Victory!

To Victory!

Over the last several years, I have been captivated by the armor of God teaching in Ephesians 6. Part of it is the great battle imagery that comes to mind when I read about the helmet, shield, sword, etc. What boy hasn’t been enamored by the notion of donning a...

Can You Say “Thank You”?

This week we celebrate Thanksgiving Day, an annual holiday since 1863 when, in the midst of a Civil War, President Lincoln called on the people of this nation to set aside the last Thursday of November “as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who...
Unity

Unity

As an introvert, I have found that I prefer to avoid working with groups at all cost. I enjoy being left to myself as I study or serve God. I like to think that I can do it all by myself. However, as a pastor I am learning that I need several people involved to help....