Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Pen 3/22/2020

Does God Hate? “The Lord tests the righteous, but his soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence.” Psalm 11:5  You have probably heard someone say, “God hates the sin but loves the sinner”. It sounds magnanimous but the problem is the statement can lead to a misunderstanding of who God loves and… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 3/15/2020

Philippians 4:4-6 – Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.  Let your reasonableness be known to everyone.  The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your request be made known to God.  With large organizations closing and schools ending… Read More »

Pastor’ Pen 3/08/2020

“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” Romans 8:1 Can you imagine spending 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for three years with someone and they were able to know your inner thoughts and motives of why you did what you did? That is exactly what the… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 3/01/2020

Death! “When his breath departs, he returns to the earth; on that very day his plans perish.”             Psalm 146:4 There is probably no other word that causes more reaction or emotion than the word death. From the moment we are born we begin to die. Yet, it seems so unnatural to us. Even though we… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 2/16/2020

“For one who has died has been set free from sin.”  Romans 6:7  “Freedom”! If there is one word every American knows it is the word “freedom”. I was raised in believing America is the most free nation on the earth and to this day I believe that to be true. I visited the Berlin Wall… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 2/09/2020

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, Isaiah 5:20 By now everyone has probably heard about the half time show of this year’s Super Bowl. The “Entertainment” was broadcasted and streamed by Fox reached 103 million       people. Here were some twitter  comments about… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 2/2/2020

Death, are you ready for it? “And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,” Hebrews 9:7  With the passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter last week I saw many tweets and posts telling him to R.I.P. (Rest In Peace). It comes from the Latin blessing, requiescat… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 1-26-2020

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” 1 Cor. 13:13. If you are a Christian, God gave you the faith to believe.  The Word of God, the Bible, tells us where faith comes from. Heb. 12:2 says “Jesus, the author and Perfector of faith” and Rom.… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 1/19/2020

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” Galatians 2:20  A young man approached an older Christian with this… Read More »