The Other Side of the Door
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The Other Side of the Door

Slammed Shut I slammed the door in the pastor’s face. I’d had it. I didn’t want flowers, cards, or phone calls in my hospital room, and I most certainly, didn’t want a visit from the pastor. Hours away from giving birth, I wanted to be left alone. How was the church going to help me?...

How to be the church when church is cancelled?
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How to be the church when church is cancelled?

A recurring thought in both my prep and reading for last Sunday’s service centered upon this urgent question given our current status with Coronavirus in this nation and beyond: “How are we to be the church when church is cancelled?” We dug into this last Sunday, but believe a summary review might be an encouragement...

Parenting – God’s Grace on Display
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Parenting – God’s Grace on Display

Relying on God’s Grace With three children about to fly the nest, I have much experience in the trenches as a parent.  What I know for sure is that parenting is the toughest, most heart wrenching, yet most rewarding job there is. Too often as a parent I am tempted to focus on my imperfections...