Daring to Live Jesus’ Way

Daring to Live Jesus’ Way

Would you say that Jesus was innocuous? (the definition: not likely to give offense or arouse strong feelings or hostility; insipid- lacking in qualities that interest, stimulate or challenge) For me, it’s difficult to find anywhere in the Gospels where Jesus’ person...
There Will Be Fruitcake

There Will Be Fruitcake

Summer’s heat is waning fast. Leaves are flaming and fading and falling. The 2020 calendar on the wall is thinning rapidly. Last Sunday’s date was a pulse-quickening reminder that Christmas is just two months away. In the near-total absence of all things seasonal and...
Bumper Car Love

Bumper Car Love

Today, in prayer, I had a vision of bumper cars – those wacky, bulbous, semi-steerable, non-brakable carnival ride creations which, just as their name suggests, are meant to bump – on purpose – everything possible, including the outside wall of the ride but...
Wanna Get Some Clay?

Wanna Get Some Clay?

Musicians, athletes, trades people, professionals in every field – what is common to them all, is the time, effort, self-sacrifice to hone their skill, their craft, their expertise. There is such pleasure in talking with an artisan who is fully invested in his/her...
A Note From Pastor Don

A Note From Pastor Don

Isn’t it strange that some of the highlights of the city where we live are often explored and delighted in more often by tourists than by ourselves? Guests will ask about certain places they’ve read about in travel brochures, and we admit, somewhat red-faced, that...
Divine Mission

Divine Mission

Historic, pivotal events are astonishing in their capacity to awaken in people an urgency to seek God. Friday, January 20, 2017, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM EST was the occasion of millions upon millions of prayers flooding God’s throne room. Maybe yours were among them....