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Let There Be…

Our Summer Series “Let There Be…” begins THIS SUNDAY! I can’t wait. I am so excited.  This summer we will study the first four chapters of Genesis and the incredible way that God created the world. We will also explore practical ways that we can take care of God’s creation.  I am awestruck when I...

Yearn

As the deer pants for streams of water,     so my soul yearns for you, my God. -Psalm 42:1 A deer relies on a stream of water for its existence. Without access to water, the deer will not survive. To pant means to breath with short, quick breaths. Panting is usually the result of physical exertion. As I...

A Common Desire

There is a common human desire that is present in most people. I bet you feel it. You probably have felt it for a long time. We share the desire for our life’s work to have meaning.  None of us wants to go through life with a feeling of pointless in our activities. Rather, we...

Hello from Montreat

Yesterday I was in Montreat for the quarterly Presbytery meeting. It is such a joy to gather with other pastors and elders from around Western North Carolina. At yesterday’s meeting we studied the future staffing model for our Presbytery. It will have to be a new staffing model because after years of service to our...

Cool or Warm?

Thank you for your support and encouragement of Youth Sunday! I am overjoyed at the amount of enthusiasm and passion our youth bring to leading worship. I am especially encouraged when I see the depth of their faith. I know the church is in good hands–both now and into the future. This group of youth...

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