Pastor’s Friday Comments (11.20.20)

How often, I wonder, do we pin our hopes for future happiness on our memories of things past. We judge a season or tradition not on its own, but on how it matches up with other experiences. This year, of all years, we better not fall into that trap. I’m not a big fan...

Pastor’s Friday Comments (11.13.20)

“The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.”  William Shakespeare This might be a good time to survey the collective damage that has been done to our culture and our people by the vitriol, duplicity, disregard for morality, and...

Pastor’s Friday Comments (11.06.20)

I am writing this prior to the general election, so, of course, I do not know who was the victor for any office, including that of President. Possibly, by the time you read this on Friday, all will have been revealed. Whether or not that is true, it is certain that...

From the Pastor…

Every conversation I have these days with my friends who are also pastors has at least two subjects. One, the most obvious, is, what are you doing to keep your people connected and maintain worship and ministries during the pandemic? The second is, what do you think...

Pastor’s Friday Comments (10.30.20)

By this time next week we should (we hope) know who the Leader of the Free World will be for the next four years. I doubt that any of us is naive enough to think that deciding this issue will bring an end to the divisiveness that has beset our country for the past...

Pastor’s Friday Comments (10.23.20)

I don’t think we need to dwell at this point on the announcement I made Sunday regarding my plans for retirement. However, sometimes, when you hear something for the first time, you might hang onto a particular detail or miss something important, so I’m printing the...