Pastor's Blog

Thank You!
January 31, 2019

Dear church family, Charles and I just returned from Minneapolis where we attended the 2019 Bethlehem Conference for Pastors and Church…

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The Beginning of Conference—Speaking to One Another
January 23, 2019

“[A] good tongue is God’s dish, and he will accept it at his own table.” –Thomas Adams Conference begins with the…

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The Way To Increase Faith
January 3, 2019

“The way to increase faith is to apply to ourselves God’s promise in his word and sacraments, by hearing the word,…

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Thankful for 2018 and 2019
December 27, 2018

Dear Church, This year, 2018, is coming to a close. I hope that it has been a year of blessing for…

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Snow Day
December 20, 2018

Dear Church, Last week, I offered up a Christmas poem, entitled I Heard Healing in the Babe’s Cry. This week our…

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I Heard Healing in the Babe’s Cry
December 13, 2018

Dear Church, This week’s midweek devotional comes to you in the form of a Christmas poem.  I hope you enjoy it. …

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What is Conference?
November 29, 2018

“Conference sometimes may do as much good as preaching.” –Thomas Watson   What is conference?  Conference is a spiritual discipline that…

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What kind of ornament are you?
November 15, 2018

“Consider what an ornament a thankful frame of heart is to religion.” –William Gurnall   The Thanksgiving and Christmas Seasons are…

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Thankfulness and Thanksgiving
November 8, 2018

“Everyone knows what is most pleasant to him; but God alone knows what is most profitable.” Thomas Boston     Last…

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Healthy and Holy Vulnerability
October 18, 2018

“The more our gifts and graces are exercised, the more they are strengthened and increased. All acts strengthen habits.” –Thomas Brooks, (italics…

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The churched life is the small group life.
September 13, 2018

“Have you tasted the honey of the Word?  Let others have a taste with you.” –Thomas Watson   Author Jonathan Leeman…

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The Model Prayer—The Sixth Petition (2)
September 6, 2018

“Satan is only God’s master fencer to teach us to use our weapons.” –Samuel Rutherford Many times, the cry of the…

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The Model Prayer—The Sixth Petition
August 29, 2018

“If God were not my friend, Satan would not be so much my enemy.” –Thomas Brooks   The sixth and…

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The Lord’s Prayer—The Fifth Petition
August 22, 2018

“He that demands mercy, and shows none, ruins the bridge over which he himself is to pass.” –Thomas Adam The fifth…

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The Lord’s Prayer—The Fifth Petition
August 16, 2018

“While wrongs are remembered they are not remitted.  He forgives not that forgets not.” –John Trapp   The concerns in…

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