The HTC staff had gotten together in the cafe at Harvestime.  The children were in the nursery in the adjoining room.  One of them cried out “mom!!” and instantly one of the parents responded and went to see what the … Continued

Time to be a Man

You would think that a blog of this title would be written in June when we try to encourage or guilt men to step up and be better, but I am too impatient to wait for Father’s Day.  Besides, the … Continued

Incense of Prayer

A blank stare was etched on my face as the employee of Menards asked me, “Is there something I could help you find?”  I know there were three things I needed and each hand was holding something, but for the … Continued

Call to Fast

At the beginning of the New Year, it is common for churches to call their people to a corporate fast.  Well we are joining that movement and asking people to fast with us for 10 days.  The questions may emerge, … Continued

Mighty Mouse and the Church

“Mighty Mouse” was a cartoon character from the 40’s that also played on CBS morning cartoons in the 60’s.  The show consisted to various mice being imperiled by “evil cats”.  Usually more than half way through the cartoon, Mighty Mouse … Continued

Be the Change

“Be the Change You’re Asking For” is a poster slogan used to motivate the workplace to make a difference. If you need a poster of a cat and a rope telling you to hang in there, there may be other … Continued

Donald Trump on Fire

Luke 20:19-26 “The teachers of the law and the chief priests looked for a way to arrest him immediately,.… Keeping a close watch on him, they sent spies, who pretended to be honest. They hoped to catch Jesus in something … Continued

January 15, 2017

2017 is already two weeks old and the idea of everything being fresh and new is getting off to about as good of start as my car on a -20 degree morning.  I shouldn’t be surprised though, it is not … Continued

Apples, Oranges, Immanuel, or Emmanuel

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” (A direct quote from Pastor Alison and can be used in a sing along with Andy Williams!)  You may think that Norman Rockwell had it right when you are sitting by the fire … Continued

My Friend Ludwig

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe has just recently become one of my favorite people.  By recently I mean in the last 90 seconds thanks to Wikipedia.  I once thought it would be fun to have a church wide picnic and … Continued