We’ll See

We’ll See

Pastor’s Word.  “While the cat’s away, the mice come out to play!” I don’t remember when or in what context I heard this aged expression, but it did come to mind when I began planning for my sabbatical this summer.  The thought being that people might be tempted...
Situational Awareness

Situational Awareness

Pastor’s Word.  This past Monday Steve and I had the opportunity to attend a training held at the Andover Police Station entitled, Protecting Your House of Worship with Compassion. There were a number of items covered that might need to be considered over the...
Stating the Obvious

Stating the Obvious

Pastor’s Word. Sometimes it’s just necessary to state the obvious. Case in point. How should Christians “feel” about senseless acts of violence against people just because they are different, such as the two transgender individuals murdered...
Hard to Believe

Hard to Believe

Pastor’s Word.  In 2000 I have the privilege to travel with Christina and our two sons to Burkina Faso. Burkina is one of the poorest countries in the world and is in sub-Sahara West Africa. I was invited by Joel Gray, a missionary that Hope supports (but this...
68 cents

68 cents

Pastor’s Word.  68 cents. I was floored when I did the math and figured out that if Hope’s per person giving averaged just $0.68 more each week, we would be fully funding our budget. A budget which is intentionally and prayerfully designed to make a Kingdom...

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