Archives for October 2013

Unity and Diversity in the Church

As some of you know we are involved in a six week emphasis on what it means to be a church member.  One of the things we have learned is that church membership is like being a part of the human body.  Paul described this well in I Corinthians 12.  He reminded us that the function of the church and the human body have lots in common, in particular that the parts must all function together for the body to be healthy. Certainly we are aware that the parts of the body are diverse.  Hands, eyes, … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Pastor’s Blog

Today I begin sharing with you a blog. For some that is a term which brings instant recognition while for others it is another of the mystery words in the world of the internet. Just what is a blog? Blog is a term for the contraction of two words, “web log.” Blogs can be formal or simple, interactive or just posts to the site. They can cover a range of subjects as broad as anyone’s interests to read. So what does a Pastor blog about? What will you find if you come to this place? At present I … [Read more...]

Stop – Stand in Awe and Worship

Romans 8:28 And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who are called according to His purpose for them. How often do we rush through our day; briskly moving through each activity, completing it, and proudly checking it off our urgent “to do” list? I don’t know about you but that is pretty descriptive of my daily routine. Many of us are good at completing tasks. We set goals and then come up with strategies to make those goals a reality. We are quite … [Read more...]