November 18, 2019 – Thankful

Christ the King Sunday is one of my favorite Sundays of the year. I am sure that most of you have picked up on the fact that I love big, bombastic, shake-the-room organ music, and this is one of the Sundays where that really fits. It is a wonderful celebration of...

November 11, 2019 – Fount of Every Blessing

I absolutely love this time of year! There is so much fun and excitement in the air. It all begins with Halloween for me. Many of you may already know how much I enjoy Halloween. I always try to outdo my costume from the year before; and forgive me for bragging, but I...

October 28 – When We All Get to Heaven

This Sunday is a special day in the life of the church. We remember and celebrate those who have finished their work here on earth and are enjoying eternity with their creator. Last year, my dear friend and fellow FBG member Danette Patterson came to me with an idea...

October 14 – A Firm Foundation

All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that everyone who belongs to God may be proficient, equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16) Many of you already know that I grew up...

October 7 – Come as a Child

Yesterday, we celebrated World Communion Sunday – such a wonderful picture of the inclusivity of God. All people from every race and creed are welcome at God’s table. This week, we continue that theme by honoring the chlidren and those who seek to help...

September 30 – A Place at the Table

Living in a world that is rife with hatred, bigotry and many other divisive forces, I am constantly reminded of how fortunate I am to be just a small part of the great work of God’s kingdom. Growing up, I always thought this kingdom was like an exclusive club: only...

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