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I sit here contemplating this month’s blog pondering the fact that it is Spring.  I didn’t even realize we had passed that date a couple of days ago.  It really doesn’t matter since the high today is supposed to be 36 and it is supposed to snow.  This time of year really brings out Mother …

While being tasked with writing my blog this month, God provided me with a practical example.  My wife and I just purchased a home, and in the effort to make it our own, we are doing some improvements to it.  Flooring is being replaced, walls have been painted, ceiling fans, lights and blinds are being …

“What have you done for me lately?”  This was a phrase I often heard years ago in the car business.  A salesman may have just sold a car and been going on about that fact with management who would then ask that question.  They were doing it to remind the salesman to quit focusing on …

Happy New Year everyone!  At least, we hope it is a happier year than last year, right?  Our culture has experienced a multitude of problems in regard to Covid such as loss of income, loss of jobs, loss of loved ones, the inconvenience of masks and the difficulty associated with quarantine and stay in place …

As I write this week’s blog, I pause in consideration of our having just celebrated Thanksgiving. 2020 has been an extremely difficult year filled with uncertainty about COVID-19. Many people have experienced financial hardship due to changes in hours of operation, business capacities or even business closures. Some have experienced difficulties in their health, while …

As believers, how often do we stop to ponder the depth of Christ’s atoning work on the cross?  Do we pause to consider our own rebellion before God, whether past or present and conclude that it was precisely that rebellion that sent Christ to the Cross?  If we have spent any time in church or …

Recently, I went on a hunting trip to the north Maine wilderness in search for black bear.  This was a gift to me for my 50th (hard to believe) birthday.  It is amazing how quickly that has come around, and it leaves me wondering how many more I will get to experience before God calls …

I want to address some misunderstandings that are represented in three terms we often hear in church circles. First, there is a misconception concerning the word “worship.”  Many believe the word “worship” to refer to singing that takes place in a church service.  You may hear someone say, “I really enjoyed the worship today,” or …