From the Preacherman 9/15/20

From the Preacherman…. We all like good news. Whether the speaker is a mechanic, a home inspector or your doctor, we all hope that the news is positive, the cost won’t be too high, the surgery can be avoided. We all hope for that. I do. The truth, however, can be much...

From the Preacherman 9/9/20

From the Preacherman…. You are invited. That has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? You are invited to church! Well, that’s even better. And you are, this Sunday evening, September 13, at 6 p.m., for a Vespers service outside in our parking lot. Bring a chair or a blanket...

From the Preacherman July 14

From the Preacherman…. Crushed. That is how we have felt the last few days. Crushed. Is there a better word to describe our hearts and souls in the days since Issac Sterett’s death? Not for me. There are times I feel as if all the air is being pressed from my lungs as...

From the Preacherman July 7, 2020

From the Preacherman…. In an interview in 1954 Robert Frost was asked, “What do you think is the most important thing you’ve learned about life?” The great poet answered, “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on. In all the...

From the Preacherman June 30, 2020

From the Preacherman…. I Corinthians 13 is a text often associated with weddings. Preachers will tell you that these words are the ones most couples request to be read at their marriage ceremonies. And why not? Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or...

From the Preacherman June 9, 2020

Have you ever just stumbled across a good book? You were in a bookstore (we used to have those) and found something interesting and bought it and it turned out to be profound and life-altering. That’s how I found Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. I bought it because...

From the Preacherman June 2, 2020

Closing was the easy part. In retrospect we know that to be true. Closing the church for coronavirus in mid-March was easy compared to how we re-open for worship, especially with no vaccine on the horizon. You have an excellent group of people from our church working...