May 1, 2021

A Reconciling Community

August 4, 2020

Singing in the Spirit

In his letter to the church at Ephesus, the apostle Paul wants to encourage the people he loves, even though he cannot be with them. His words are full of encouragement and warning. I’ve often wondered how the church reacted when they heard his words. Did they audibly sigh upon […]
November 30, 2018

Finishing Strong, Beginning Well

      Christians mark time in a peculiar way. We begin a new year at Advent just as the calendar year comes to an end.  This juxtaposition of the sacred and secular puts us in the odd position, spiritually speaking, of both looking ahead and looking back at the […]
May 1, 2017

SHARE IN the Journey – Sunday School Teachers

SHARE IN the Journey Ninety four. Yes, that’s 94. That’s the combined number of years Burt Banks, Greg Simmons, Carl Brooks, and Harold Eddins have been teaching the 4th grade Sunday School class. Many other gifted adults have assisted along the way, but these gentlemen felt the call to share […]
December 6, 2016

‘Tis the Season!

The Christmas season is almost upon us. As we begin to prepare our hearts and our homes for this beautiful season of the year, allow me to offer a few suggestions for celebrating the birth of Christ with preschoolers. The Gifts of the Wise Men. At Christmas, preschoolers tend to […]