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...
Come Apart

Come Apart

Good afternoon, friends. This is Pastor Don. Mary Ann and I just came back from three days away. We needed some down time – the kind that you can’t get at home! I suppose, from certain points of view, it would be hard to justify those three days. We produced...
Still Small Voice

Still Small Voice

Good afternoon, friends. It is so encouraging when someone makes a comment after a sermon that lets me know that person has been doing some real thinking about the topic of the morning. Sunday, someone came up to me after my sermon where I had spoken on the topic of...
Hope

Hope

Good afternoon, friends. This is Pastor Don from St. John’s. I went to the library the other day and picked up the new book simply called Hope written by Jane Goodall. You know her, don’t you? She’s probably the world’s most famous living naturalist and maybe is...
Together We Are Powerful

Together We Are Powerful

I stopped in at a convenience store after Christmas and at the check-out, I said to the clerk: “I guess it’s too late to be wishing you a Merry Christmas!” She said: “Thank Goodness!! I’m so over Christmas!” So I responded: “What about wishing you a Happy New Year?”...