Unfailing Love

Good afternoon, friends. This is Pastor Don. I want to recommend the book of Psalms to you. If you haven’t read them lately, now is as good a time as ever to look at them. Hopefully you have a translation of the Bible that is in today’s English so that it is easier to...

Focus on the Positive

Good afternoon, friends. This is Pastor Don and I’m writing this on Wednesday. The temperature outside has shifted to be significantly warmer, but it is raining and it feels cold. I was in the office to greet the history team as they arrived and said rather...

A Valuable Piece

Good Afternoon, friends. This is Pastor Don. This morning, I was listening to the message Mike Beamish shared last Sunday when I was unable to preach because of a nasty cold. His was a message of peace in the Beloved Community and he lifted up 5 people in our church...

Love Between the Sermons

Sunday in worship I talked about “Making Room.” It is the first in a new series on Beloved Community. You can guess that this topic is very near and dear to my heart and I happen to think that there is no one topic of more significance for the contemporary church....

A Year to Listen

Good afternoon, friends, This is Pastor Don. We just got back from spending three days with Mary Ann’s daughter and husband and three children. It’s a busy place, to be sure. But here at the first of the year, I was reminded of a good habit that those two parents...

Mud Puddles

Good afternoon, friends. This is Pastor Don. This is the time of year when we may think about the world, or our lives, where we are headed, and what, if anything, we ought to be doing about it. If we ever find ourselves doing that kind of reflection, it might be an...