Pastor’s Blog

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 »

Pastor’s Pen 02/28/2021

Not For Me! “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’       teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.” Acts 2:42 On February 14, 2021, a truly unique event occurred. For only the second time in 15 years, Grace Harvest closed  on a Sunday. It was bizarre for Cathy and I to… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 02/21/2021

Lying Lips “They profess to know God, but they deny him by their works.” Titus 1:16 During the 2021 Super Bowl, one of the ads has    generated a lot of criticism for being disingenuous.  It is an ad for Jeep and has the singer Bruce        Springsteen talking about a  tiny chapel in Lebanon, Kansas being… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 02/07/2021

“For the time is coming when people will not       endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions”  2 Timothy 4:3 You might be thinking it has almost been 2,000  years since Paul penned his last letter to Timothy. The truth is that the true church,… Read More »