Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Pen 05/09/2021

Saved or Not? “Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you fail to meet the test! “          2 Corinthians 13:5 Every Christian at some time during their life has either asked themselves or had someone… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 05/02/2021

Was it worth it? “The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole    duty of man.” Ecclesiastes 12:13 When my twin boys were about 16, I remember telling them before they were heading out one night, “Before you do anything, ask yourselves would Dad… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 04/25/2021

True Peace! Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1 “Give Peace a chance,” “Peace will save the world,” and “Humanity Is My Race Love Is My Religion Peace Is My Weapon” are just a few of the  75 slogans I found when… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 04/18/2021

You Are Not The Majority!  “Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and spurn your name as evil, on account of the Son of Man! Luke 6:22 It has been made abundantly clear during the past 12 months that our freedom to worship is not guaranteed.    It… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 04/11/2021

Hyper-Grace “All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up.   1 Corinthians 10:23 When you became a Christian, you were forgiven of all your past, present, and future sins when it comes to your salvation. However, we are still commanded to seek God’s forgiveness… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 04/04/2021

Romans 6:8-11 Now if we have died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him. We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over Him. For the death he died he died to sin, once for      all, but the life he lives… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 03/28/2021

Yesterday we dedicated the new children’s building. It has been such a blessing to watch God work through His people at Grace Harvest. This is yet     another example of what God will do when His   people pray and seek His will. Those individuals   who signed the charter in 2006 did not know what God had… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 03/21/2021

Call Home! “Pray without ceasing,”1 Thessalonians 5:17 So, Christian, how is your prayer life? Do you know what prayer even is?  The most basic definition of prayer is “talking to God.” Prayer is not meditation or passive reflection. It is a direct address to God. It is the  communication of the human soul with the… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 03/14/2021

  Rejoice!  Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.             Philippians 4:4 Pastor Cal introduced to us a new song a couple of weeks ago called Rejoice.  If you have not done so, I will encourage you to read the lyrics and play the song. Towards the end of the song, we find… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 03/7/2021

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.”    Genesis 1:27 Who would ever think that we would be a nation  where people were concerned they might offend someone because a toy was named Mr. Potato Head?  Or that you would be… Read More »