Yearly Archives: 2015

Pastor’s Pondering, November 25, 2015

Writer Anne Lamott says there are basically only three prayers… “Help!”, “Thanks!”, And “Wow!” In her book by that title she suggests: “Thanks” is the short form of the original prayer I used to say          in gratitude for any unexpected grace in my life,                    “Thankyouthankyouthankyou.” As I grew spiritually, the prayer became the… Read more

Pastor’s Pondering, October 28, 2015

Oprah Winfrey has created a 7-episode series on “Belief” that is presently airing on television. The first episode, “The Seekers”, shared vignettes of people from around the world trying to discover or reclaim or cement their faith: A college-aged Christian woman seeking renewal through an evangelistic revival weekend, An Indian-American woman from Chicago bathing in… Read more

Pastor’s Pondering – October 21, 2015

Columbine, West Paducah, Roseburg, West Virginia, Missouri, Florida, Maryland, urban centers, rural farmland, college campuses, elementary schools, high schools, movie theaters, church buildings, shopping malls, street corners… and the list goes on…. places where violence breaks out; where fear and death seize the day; places that cause us to pause and wonder yet again the… Read more