We will all suffer, we will all face trials, there is no escaping it. Though we all, at some point will suffer or face trials, there are ways to find joy in the midst of our trouble. When we go through those trials, we are not alone. Traditionally my response to these kinds of statements …

Parenting is defined by Webster’s Dictionary as: “the raising of a child by its parents; the act or process of becoming a parent; the taking care of someone in the manner of a parent.”  These definitions are pretty clear what parenting encompasses, right?  However, if you are parent, these definitions don’t come close to helping …

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 …

Do you ever think about your name? Do you like your name? Do you think it fits you? Do you know what it means? We have records of membership for people beginning in 1901…that’s 119, almost 120 years ago! I’ve been working on organizing all of our record books and card files, and putting them …

It seems that the news is bad at every turn.  We see in our feeds the upward spiral of the Covid-19 pandemic only to scroll down to watch our cities set on fire by the frustration and anger of protestors followed by stories of despair from those struggling with the long periods of isolation and …