From The Pastor’s Pen (Page 2)

“God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” John 4:24

“God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” John 4:24 Once upon a time, a monastery stood in a mountain pass alongside a rarely traveled road. The monks who inhabited the monastery had very little contact with the outside world. Still, they were quite fulfilled in their life together. more »

It was those who were the last to give up hope, who were the first to see

The stories of Holy Week and Easter are retold year after year, usually to congregations that are swelled  beyond their usual numbers. Hence, the Passion and Resurrection narratives are some of the most familiar of all. So, here’s a little Holy Week “Pop Quiz” to test how well you have been paying attention all these more »

“Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.” — Robert Louis Stevenson

Several years ago I was part of a mission team sent to a remote mountain village in Honduras. Our purpose was to improve the educational system in the village, and to provide the children with school supplies and uniforms. In Honduras, children must supply their own uniforms and supplies to be allowed to attend classes. more »