From the Pastor’s Desk – September 30, 2018

In last Sunday’s reading from the Gospel of Mark we found that Jesus caught the disciples in an argument over who is the greatest.  He points out to them, they must become like little children.  The one who wants to be first, must in fact, be the last and least of all, God’s servant. As […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – September 23, 2018

We continue reading from the Gospel of Mark where Jesus catches the disciples in an argument over who is the greatest.  As if being a disciple is a matter of greatness or being number one.  He faced them in the house and said, “If anyone wishes to be first, he shall be the last of […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – September 16, 2018

Who do we believe Jesus to be in our lives?  Who do we say that he is?  Do we experience him as a friend, brother, Savior, Redeemer, Messiah, judge, advocate, prophet   or priest?  Each one of those titles and descriptions can reveal something of our relationship with him. Some relationships are comforting, beneficial, delightful while […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – September 9, 2018

 Labor has several definitions, but essentially as a verb means to “labor, toil, strive or exert oneself.” To perform most often manual labor requires using physical strength and dexterity to perform tasks, such as farming, assembling, picking crops, or performing any number of tasks that involve work.  Last Monday we celebrated Labor Day, a day […]