From the Paster

Control Issues

Apr 2nd, 2020

From the Pastor…                  Control Issues   But the threat of a pandemic is different from that of a nerve agent, in that a disease can spread uncontrollably, long after the first carrier has succumbed. — Hannah Fry I haven’t felt compelled to offer you a lot of comments about the present virus pandemic simply because […]

What is Truth?

Mar 26th, 2020

From the Pastor…      What is the Truth?   In fact, men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth – often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable. — Hypatia […]

Did You See That?

Mar 19th, 2020

From the Pastor…       Did You See That?   Whether you’re trying to learn in hockey or trying to learn in life, I’ve always tried to be observant and tried to learn more, tried to evolve, whether it’s as a hockey player or as a person. With each year, I try to do that. — […]

Should We Panic?

Mar 12th, 2020

From the Pastor…        Should We Panic?   Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options. — Simon Sinek   You can’t miss all the news being generated about the corona-virus, can you?  It’s the first feature of all current broadcast and causing a […]

Spontaneous, Rigid, or Flexible?

Mar 5th, 2020

From the Pastor…        Spontaneous, Rigid, or Flexible?   Spontaneity, the hallmark of childhood, is well worth cultivating to counteract the rigidity that may otherwise set in as we grow older. — Gail Sheehy So where would you fall on the spontaneity to rigidity spectrum?  Are you the type who is ready to roll with whatever, […]

Principled Voting

Feb 27th, 2020

From the Pastor…     Principled Voting   Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost. — John Quincy Adams Every four years, the political noise surrounding the U.S. presidential campaign is deafening.  I’m sure the media outlets love it as it […]

Can You Love a Snake?

Feb 20th, 2020

From the Pastor…    Can You Love a Snake?   Jesus wasn’t real loving sometimes.  He called the Pharisees vipers, snakes, whitewashed tombs.  So, you have to understand the world in which we live is dangerous. — Franklin Graham My Bible reading on Monday carried me through Matthew 24 where Jesus said the harsh, hard things […]

Internal Parasites

Feb 13th, 2020

From the Pastor…    Internal Parasites Resentments and grudges are two of the main culprits that perpetuate cycles of self-abuse and victimhood.  Stowed away inside you like parasites, they deplete you of your God-given life force and separate you from your inherent worth, your joy, and the love in your heart. — Debbie Ford If you […]

Fix the Space Within

Feb 6th, 2020

From the Pastor…     Fix the Space Within   The space within becomes the reality of the building. — Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright was a famous American architect who conceptually understood the true nature of a structure.  Wright claimed that the “space within” comprised the essence of a building.   Jesus says that […]

Robocalls and Scams    

Jan 30th, 2020

From the Pastor…     Robocalls and Scams       Spoofed robocalls are often used by fraudsters to lure consumers into scams and avoid detection. — Ajit Pai If you have a landline home phone, do you answer it? Probably not, unless your caller ID shows a name you know or a number you are familiar […]