Pastor Dave’s Ponderings: Strengthening Our Communities

For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known. (I Corinthians 13:12, The New Revised Standard Version) As usual, the turning of the page from one year to the next...

Pastor Dave’s Ponderings: A Season of Groaning

We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption as (children), the redemption of our...

Pastor Dave’s Ponderings: Puerto Rico

Now, sisters and brothers, we want to tell you how God’s grace has been given to the churches in Macedonia. In the midst of severe trial, their overflowing joy and deep poverty have produced an abundant generosity. (II Corinthians 8:1-2, The Inclusive Bible) Most...