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

I Can’t Help but Ponder

“I remember the days of old.  I ponder all your great works and think about what you have done. I lift my hands in prayer…” Psalm 143:5 Ponder. Who even uses that word anymore?  I looked this verse up in … Continued

How Should We Then Live?

“How Should We Then Live?” is a book written by Francis Schaeffer, (One of the foremost evangelical thinkers of the twentieth century according to Amazon Prime) I don’t know how someone becomes a “foremost evangelical thinker of the twentieth century” … Continued

Day of Fasting and Prayer Day 7 Nation

For the Lord’s sake, respect all human authority–whether the king as head of state or the officials he has appointed. (1 Peter 2: 13)  this verse pretty much explains itself. We have the privilege of praying for those in authority … Continued

Prayer and Fasting Day 6 Valley

The Spirit of God was hovering over the chaos of matter in complete darkness. (See Genesis 1: 1)  We do not know how long the Holy Spirit hovered over this chaos, one year, a billion years, we just don’t have … Continued