June 2020

June 30, 2020     Dear Pastor & friends,   Well it took me until this week to get back to an airport and fly!  By the way, it is no treat.  The only positive thing for the passenger is that there are lots of empty seats and the airport isn’t...

May 2020

  May 27, 2020   Dear Pastor & friends,   In Daniel 3, the three Hebrew children experienced a trial by fire.  The king’s fury raged against them and they were not careful in their reply and were resolute in their determination to follow God in...

April 2020

  April 27, 2020     Dear Pastor & friends,   In some ways I thought I would just send an empty or blank sheet of paper out this month.  I am in serial-cancellation mode thanks to the Covid-19 plague that has invaded our land.  All meetings in...

February 2020

  February 12, 2020     Dear Pastor & friends,   I am grateful for the opportunity to write each of our supporting churches and individuals each month, and leave with you a little piece of my thought life to consider.  A stand-out phrase that...

January 2020

  January 22, 2020   Dear Pastor & friends,   Well, I am writing while the nattering nabobs of incivility are childishly fighting among themselves in Washington, D.C. If my sons acted like these supposed dignitaries while growing up, they would have...

November 2019

  November 27, 2019 Dear Pastor & church, I would think that one of and perhaps the ultimate goal of a child of God, would be to be, Christ-like.  There is an old chorus that hums through the sound-track of soul; “To be like Jesus, To be like Jesus, All I ask...