Category Archives: 2015

Pastor’s Pen for April, 2015

For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. (1 Corinthians 1:18) As Lent builds to its Holy Week climax on Good Friday … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for March, 2015

When the layer of dew lifted, there on the surface of the wilderness was a fine flaky substance, as fine as frost on the ground. When the Israelites saw it, they said to one another, ‘What is it?’ For they did not … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for February, 2015

But be doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves. (James 1:22) When I was in my teens, I did a lot of bowling.  My father bowled in a league, and he shared his enthusiasm for the … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for January, 2015

When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child; when I became an adult, I put an end to childish ways.  (1 Corinthians 13.11) As we begin a new … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for May, 2015

. . . it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me. (Galatians 2:20) The Bible is full of stories about people of action.  Moses, David, Deborah, Esther, Jesus, Paul, and others all stand out … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for June, 2015

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect. (Romans 12.2) Although I read many books … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for July, 2015

‘I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not speak on his own, but will speak … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for August, 2015

Then he said to me, ‘It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give water as a gift from the spring of the water of life. (Revelation 21.6) … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for September, 2015

Mark 9:50 “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with each other.” As we head into a time of transition at the church, … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Pen for October, 2015

Jeremiah 29:11-13: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray … Continue reading

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