From the Pastor…

You don’t need another column on how to deal with the impact of Coronavirus on your life. From pundits to politicians, pastors to physicians, psychologists to prognosticators, you have gotten every conceivable bit of advice about what to do to maintain your sanity,...

Pastor’s Friday Comments (03.27.20)

There are plenty of things all of us are tired of right now, but one of the things that has me worn out is hearing the word “virtual.” In the past, like a couple of weeks ago, virtual meant something like “almost as good as.” As in, “that car is virtually new”; or,...

Pastor’s Friday Comment (03.20.20)

To state the obvious, all of our lives are being turned upside down by our required responses to the novel Coronavirus. I don’t need to recount all the things we do differently now from the way we did them just a week or so ago. But for those of us at Parkway who...

Pastor’s Friday Comments (03.13.20)

No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as any manner of thy friends or of thine own were; any man’s death...

Pastor’s Friday Comments (03.06.20)

The only subject people seem to be talking about more than the presidential election these days is the potential for a deadly virus to impact the financial markets, our congregating, our daily routines, and our health. Underlying these discussions is a level of...

Pastor’s Friday Comments (02.28.20)

On Sunday, February 23, I preached a sermon in the series on the Sermon on the Mount entitled “Radical Religion”, based on Matthew 5:38-48. Given Jesus’ admonition to “turn the other cheek,” in our current cultural environment it was almost unavoidable to draw...