The Wedding Ceremony

Dear Church, If you were with us in worship last Sunday you hopefully remember I started out my sermon by sharing that I officiated the wedding of a former student last Saturday night. However, I didn’t share a very interesting conversation I had with....

Norma

Dear Church, I don’t know what I enjoyed more – watching the kids’ choir rehearse for the Christmas concert or watching their actual performance in the Christmas concert. Both were absolutely priceless, but I think I would lean towards the....

Loving & Forgiving

Dear Church, Pastoral Theologian Eugene Peterson described moments in the Narthex and in the Fellowship Hall during conversations with members following a sermon as a holy time when the Spirit is working on a congregant’s soul. He reflected upon....

The Reason Behind It All

Dear Church, I don’t know what I enjoyed more – watching the kids’ choir rehearse for the Christmas concert or watching their actual performance in the Christmas concert. Both were absolutely priceless, but I think I would lean towards the....

Kids Are Resilient

Dear Church, Do you remember that scene from Home Alone? I love that movie and so does Willem. He obviously loves “the traps” the best and also when Marv and Harry “get jacked.” But right before the traps scene do you remember when....