Pastor Dave’s Pondering: Our 25th Anniversary

A voice told him, “Get up, Peter! Kill and eat!” Peter exclaimed, “Absolutely not, Lord! I have never eaten anything impure or unclean.” The voice spoke a second time, “Never consider unclean what God has made pure.” (Acts 10:13-15, The Common English Bible) The...

Ponderings from your Pastor

“Going into the tomb, they saw a young man in a white robe seated on the right side; and they were startled. But he said to them, “Don’t be alarmed! You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has been raised. He isn’t here. Look, here’s the...

Pastor Dave’s Pondering: Searching and Searching

Going into the tomb, they saw a young man in a white robe seated on the right side; and they were startled. But he said to them, “Don’t be alarmed! You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has been raised. He isn’t here. Look, here’s the place...

April Fools!

For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. (I Corinthians 1:18, The New Revised Standard Bible) I have talked to a number of pastors, some of whom have been at this a lot longer than...

Pastor Dave’s Ponderings

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who doesn’t need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. (II Timothy 2:15, The Inclusive Bible) In relating my spiritual journey, I am always careful to include the origins of my deep...

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...