“Love Without Conditions” May 10, 2020

“Love Without Conditions” “Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.” ~ G. K. Chesterton “The difference between the poet and the mathematician is that the poet tries to get his head into heaven, while the mathematician tries to get the heavens into his head.” ~ K. Chesterton [John 14:1-14] I found a little chuckle that, in a roundabout way, really hits home to those of us who are getting tired of being at home. It seems that the visiting pastor was...

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Notes From the Pastor ~ May 10, 2020

Notes From the Pastor ~ About three lifetimes ago, I was captivated by the great notion that I might make a good living by falling timber. The idea of working outside in the fresh air and being my own boss had a certain appeal to someone who has never liked the idea of punching a time card. So I purchased a used chain saw and whatever gear I could get my hands on and ventured forth. I had just enough experience, as they say, to be dangerous but I was young and invincible...

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“When Jesus Speaks” May 3, 2020

“When Jesus Speaks” John 10:1-10 Some years ago, the question was posed to a small group that I was leading: “What is Jesus to you?” In other words, “How would you describe your personal understanding of Jesus Christ to someone who doesn’t have a clue?” Well, there was some initial chin scratching and nail biting, but eventually folks opened up. Now, “What is Jesus to you” is a pretty broad question – I have to admit that. But it’s surprising, once you put your head to it,...

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