Have you ever tried to tackle a problem by yourself? I have a history of doing so. In school instead of studying in a group, I would typically do things on my own. I have always liked to take projects on by myself. I like the satisfaction of doing something with my own hands from start to finish. I sometimes feel bad about inconveniencing others by pulling them in to my work. I often underestimate the real amount of work needed to complete a task thinking I can handle it quickly only......
Pastor Jason shared with the church board during his report on Sunday that it was time to plan a celebration. As a church, we have a lot to celebrate. We have come to the end of a long journey: we now have a mission and vision statement to be proud of. We have new pastors. We have grown our children’s ministry and young adult population. Let’s party!! As a whole, the Church (universal) does not always do a great job of celebrating along our journey together. We have certain celebrations that are......
Today is election day for all of us in the US. And I am hesitant to write this because the election brings about intense feelings for so many folks. And yet I am compelled to acknowledge this day in the life of our community…and remind us that despite the votes we cast today, we are first and foremost followers of Jesus Christ, who is neither Republican nor Democrat because such divisions are human creations, not God creations. Today, change will come in some way, shape or form. And, as I said on......