From the Paster

Why the Yelling?

Jul 18th, 2019

From the Pastor     Why the Yelling?   I simply do not think that yelling, swearing, threatening or belittling will get you to the place you want to be faster than kindness, understanding, patience and a little willingness to compromise. — Rachel Nichols I would not be surprised if you read the above quote about […]

Good Morning!

Jul 12th, 2019

From the Pastor     Good Morning!   The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be.  I think that’s good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day. — Julia Roberts So how do you get out of bed in the morning?  Do you drag yourself up with a sense of […]

Dangerous “Isms”

Jul 5th, 2019

From the Pastor      Dangerous “Isms”   And we know that once we have a majority that are dependent upon the government, we will lose our freedom; it says we go into bondage. That’s the next stage. — Sharron Angle When it comes to economic/social/political “isms” out there, none are perfect, but some are far […]

How Do We Respond?

Jun 27th, 2019

From the Pastor     How Do We Respond?   We cannot always control everything that happens to us in this life, but we can control how we respond.  Many struggles come as problems and pressures that sometimes cause pain. Others come as temptations, trials, and tribulations. — L. Lionel Kendrick Every life has troubles. Some […]

Congratulations, Men!

Jun 13th, 2019

From the Pastor       Congratulations, Men!     I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers. — T. D. Jakes When my father was eight years old, his father passed away. Fortunately, there were men in […]

Your Philosophy on Risk?

May 30th, 2019

From the Pastor     Your Philosophy on Risk?   Take chances, make mistakes.  That’s how you grow.  Pain nourishes your courage.  You have to fail in order to practice being brave. — Mary Tyler Moore By now you have developed a personal philosophy of RISK.  You tried things you weren’t sure would work, and when […]

A Terrible Loss

May 23rd, 2019

From the Pastor     A Terrible Loss   Life is about surviving loss. — Mary Steenburgen Last week, I lost my wallet.  It disappeared.  Vanished from the earth.  At least that’s how it felt since I always put my wallet in the same places; in my back pocket or on top of the dresser.  Of […]

A Well-fed Mind

May 16th, 2019

From the Pastor     A Well-fed Mind   Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality. — Earl Nightingale Brain experts estimate that 85% of our thinking is done at the sub-conscious level. Whenever you have a “hunch” or experience of nagging feeling about […]

Keep Learning

May 9th, 2019

From the Pastor     Keep Learning!     Keep your ears open, your eyes open, grab everything you can, react, and learn! — Victoria Abril   “Whoever has ears, let him hear” – Jesus, Matthew 13:9 Hearing is one thing; listening is another. Information can be comprehended, but not absorbed, appreciated, or applied. The mind […]

A Welcome Addiction

May 2nd, 2019

From the Pastor    A Welcome Addiction   Addiction isn’t about substance – you aren’t addicted to the substance; you are addicted to the alteration of mood that the substance brings. — Susan Cheever Webster’s dictionary defines addiction as: 1: the quality or state of being addicted 2: compulsive need for and use of a […]