Sunday November 25 Come & See

Pastor’s Blog November 25, 2018 “Come and See!” Have you ever said to someone “You gotta see this?” I have…a spectacular play on some sports field or on the ice (Yes, my Ohio State Buckeyes demolished that “team from up north” yesterday), a movie that captures your imagination or tugs on your heart, a sunset […]

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Sunday November 11 Remembering

Pastor’s Blog November 11, 2018 “Remembering” One hundred years ago, the guns of “War to End all wars” were quiet. November 11 was once referred to as “Armistice Day” which meant the laying down of arms but did it accomplish the hopes of those who fought and died? The hope of peace was an illusion […]

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Sunday November 4 Pruning

Pastor’s Blog November 4, 2018 “Pruning” One of my most vivid memories of interaction with my Dad was the day he taught me about pruning. We had a small grapevine on our property that I never gave much thought about except when the grapes were ripe. One day, Dad walked me out to the vine […]

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Sunday October 28 We Are Not God

Pastor’s Blog October 28, 2018 We Aren’t God I like short and powerful statements. “What’s in your hand?” “Just do it!” “We aren’t God.” It seems obvious, but if you are like me, you lose track of this truth. I unconsciously think that I am responsible for everything. If I just work harder. If I […]

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Pastor’s Blog “It’s Time” October 21, 2018 “You can’t say that!” the crowd said in response to Jesus reading of the Messianic promise contained in Isaiah 61:1-2 and the bold proclamation of the year of the Lord’s favor. “Yes I can and I just did!” replied Jesus as He announced He was the Messiah and […]

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Pastor’s Blog October 14, 2018 “Won’t you be my neighbor?” Social Justice. A Buzz word. A concept that belongs in a Philosophy class or Courtroom. Not. Social justice and responsibility is the heart of God. Social justice is really all about loving your neighbor as yourself. Love is the answer, the only answer to the […]

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Sunday October 7 Grateful

Pastor’s Blog October 7, 2018 Grateful Eyes Grateful…another of those words we throw around flippantly. As we here in Canada celebrate Thanksgiving 2018 this weekend, I ask myself “Am I truly grateful?” Answering this simple question led me on this journey. We often hear people talk about having a grateful heart. Fair. The Scriptures shaped […]

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Sunday September 9 Vision Sunday, Dream

Pastor’s Blog September 9, 2018 Dream…Vision Sunday 2018 Dream…an invitation. An invitation to see not what is but what could be. Dreamers are often maligned…Look at Joseph…”There comes that dreamer. His dreams became reality not because he made them happened but because he was faithful and God rewarded his faithfulness with the fulfillment of the […]

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