Peak Moments

Peak Moments

Good evening, friends. This is Pastor Don. Those days after Jesus’s resurrection were hard days in some ways. True, they were hopeful, but there were so many questions! In the middle of that chaos, two men were walking toward Emmaus when a stranger joined them. He was...
Wait

Wait

These past few weeks, I have found myself having to focus on my health in ways that are quite unfamiliar to me. Having had good health for most of my life, it has been a strange experience to be in the Emergency Room twice in a span of a month. There are several...
Arches of the Years

Arches of the Years

Good afternoon, friends. This is Pastor Don. Sunday I preached on the encounter of Jesus with Pilate, the Roman governor who, under intense pressure, eventually sentenced Jesus to death. What a tough spot he was in. Pilate wasn’t there just to decide the fate of...
Realignment

Realignment

Hello friends, this is Pastor Don. Sunday, I preached on one of my favorite characters in the life of Jesus. He is the tax collector who cheated the people from whom he collected and made himself wealthy. That’s not why I like him! I first was intrigued by him because...
Inner Voice of Compassion

Inner Voice of Compassion

Good afternoon, friends. This is Pastor Don. I have to say that the events of these past couple of weeks in Russia and the Ukraine have touched me deeply especially as I found myself preaching on the Good Samaritan story last Sunday – planned well before the...
What Does Your Faith Say to You in Times Like These?

What Does Your Faith Say to You in Times Like These?

In the adult Sunday School class on February 27, Mike repeatedly called our lively discussion back to a critical question: “What does your faith say to you in times like these?” (I may not have quoted his words exactly) It is a sticky question but demands an answer...