The Value of Patient Endurance

This is our pastor’s newsletter article for the December 2015-January 2016 edition of our congregational newsletter.   Recently, we’ve had some discussion about singing Christmas hymns during Advent. Advent is from […]

Psalm 27: Wait for the Lord

King David was thinking about the future.  And while the future couldn’t come soon enough for him, he still ended the 27th Psalm with these words: “Wait for the LORD; […]

James, Lesson 6 (Chapter 5): Warning, Patience, and Prayer

Warning to the Rich Scripture is clear that wealth isn’t something we are to place out trust in.  Of course, this is contrary to the way of the world.  Nonetheless, […]

Advent 1

Intro They are nearly gone.  The leaves, that is.  Rich in the green of spring, they are even more stunning in autumn: gold, auburn, red as if on fire.  Then […]