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Take Me to Church Pleeze!!

Take Me to Church Pleeze!!

Dear Friends, It has been so good for my soul to be worshipping together these last few weeks. Despite the masks and the distancing, I love being with you. But I miss so many of you who cannot make it and I miss your delightful children. That’s why I am so excited to...
Great Books on the History of Race in America

Great Books on the History of Race in America

Hey friends, It was great fun to be with you on Sunday to discuss our calling to bring about God’s vision for his church. Namely, that we would be a multi-ethnic community of people living holy lives in adoration of him. If you missed the message you can find it...
♬ Jesus Loves the Little Children ♬

♬ Jesus Loves the Little Children ♬

Psalm 82:3 Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and destitute. As I child, I remember singing “Jesus loves the little children” in Sunday School. What an applicable song as we strive to meet the needs of vulnerable children...
Light of the World

Light of the World

Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see...
Understanding Sin

Understanding Sin

Hey friends, I want to offer a few thoughts about the turmoil in our country right now. I think it would be impossible to make good sense of it all apart from a deep and biblical understanding of sin. I hope these thoughts will inspire you to study the Scriptures and...
Summer Road Trips Are the Best

Summer Road Trips Are the Best

Summer road trips are the best. Whether you are traveling for a few days or a few weeks, summer is a great time to stretch those legs and go see the world. Summer road trips often have fun moments and crazy moments. They always provide great moments for noteworthy...
Reentry

Reentry

There have been no tougher reentries than that faced by NASA Mission Control and the astronauts on Apollo 13 on April 17th, 1970. I bet you remember that, or at least the movie. What a nail biter! Annette and I remember the actual event and remember praying to God to...
Your Input About Sunday Services

Your Input About Sunday Services

Friends! We love you and miss you and can’t wait to be together again in every sense of the word. Thank you for your patience as we work through various iterations of gathering on Facebook, via Zoom, and in our parking lot. It’s been so good to be with you in those...
Two Things

Two Things

When Mary Wynne was little, she had a head full of curls and a bunch of personality! Annette and I used to call her “happy heart” and marvel at her facility and fluidity with words. Like her dad, she was loquacious! Four-year-old Mary Wynne could talk the...