Audio Sermon for August 23, 2020 – “A Most Important Question”

Audio Sermon for July 12, 2020

Audio Sermon for May 17, 2020 – “Abundant Living in a Time of Need”

Audio Sermon for May 3, 2020 – “No Turning Back”

Time to Wait

Well, it’s Advent again.  So what? In answer to that question – I have nothing new or flashy to offer.  I don’t have a catchy new program idea; music you’ve never heard; a video that will really grab your attention – nothing.  Except this… For thousands of years, people in need waited for God.  They… Continue reading Time to Wait

Counting the Cost: Discipleship

I suppose it says something about my age that when I think of the word discipleship – several images come to mind: Jesus, sitting on a hillside, teaching his closest followers An oriental sage teaching a young monk nicknamed “grasshopper” A Jedi knight teaching a man named Luke Skywalker about “the force” I know –… Continue reading Counting the Cost: Discipleship

Jesus, We Have a Small Request

Mark 10:35-45 New International Version (NIV) The Request of James and John 35 Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. “Teacher,” they said, “we want you to do for us whatever we ask.” 36 “What do you want me to do for you?” he asked. 37 They replied, “Let one of us sit at your right… Continue reading Jesus, We Have a Small Request

Back to Basics with IGW3

As the 2019 Lenten/Easter season begins, we are excited to announce a new ministry – and a new look – for this blog. It’s called IGW3 – which as you can see above stands for… In God’s Word In God’s Will In God’s Work We live in complicated and confusing times.  We believe that the… Continue reading Back to Basics with IGW3

Week 3 Tuesday

When the Battles Get Old Today’s scripture selection: Joshua 11-15 Key verses: Joshua 13:1 My office library is filled with Bibles. Somewhere along the line I learned that it’s good to have various versions of these ancient texts, along with their adjacent commentaries.  Read them side by side and you soon learn something very important.  People… Continue reading Week 3 Tuesday

Week 2 Friday

More Than Candles Today’s scripture selection: Isaiah 7-11 Key verses: Isaiah 9:2 Each year at our church there is one evening to which I look forward like none other – Christmas Eve.  Nestled out in the countryside, on that magical night, our little white church shines brightly.  Why?  Because like so many other congregations we… Continue reading Week 2 Friday