Rustlings (January 8, 2017)

Rustlings (January 8, 2017)

I’m encouraging everyone to ‘close the gap’ this year. As I mentioned in a recent sermon, our church has been able to fulfill all her ministry and mission obligations in the last three years. We have reached and exceeded each of our annual budget goals. This year, we...
Rustlings (January 2, 2018)

Rustlings (January 2, 2018)

I like television reruns. Am I the only one who remembers Peter Brady’s (The Brady Bunch) adopting the mannerism and voice of Humphrey Bogart – informing his family they were having ‘… pork chops and applesauce…’ for dinner? Surely I’m not the only one who remembers...
Rustlings (December 18, 2017)

Rustlings (December 18, 2017)

Christmas morning is different from every other morning of the year. The level of anticipation preceding the day, make the waking hour unlike any other. As a child, my eyes were wide-open at 4:00am, 5:00am, 5:30am, 6:00am…, waiting and wondering when it was safe to...
Rustlings (December 11, 2017)

Rustlings (December 11, 2017)

Growing pains. It’s a real thing. Infants can grow as much as an inch-a- month in the first year of their life. They can double in size and weight within the first five months! What is it like to have bones, nerves, vessels, and skin expanding at such a rate? Then,...
Rustlings (December 4, 2017)

Rustlings (December 4, 2017)

Hurry and make a last minute reservation! Call the church office today! I mean right now! If you don’t want to eat, just show up at 6:15pm. Even if you haven’t been to church on a Wednesday night in years, be in the Fellowship Hall this Wednesday night, December 6,...
Rustlings (November 27, 2017)

Rustlings (November 27, 2017)

I enjoy spending time with people I like. Some of these folk are or have been close friends and family. During high school, I played guitars, talked about cars and double-dated to prom with Jeff Love. Jeff was a groomsman in my wedding, is a fellow minister and still...