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Church News (Page 20)

THREE THINGS

Dear Church, Part of the purpose of these weekly blog posts is to help you get to know me as well as be transparent and open about the complex life of FPCPA. Every once in a while — Usually when I am having serious writer’s block and missed the deadline to finish my post for…

WAKE UP. RESET. REPEAT.

Having last week off was indeed a needed gift. I’m thankful to the congregation for such a time. I needed to recharge, to spend time with God, to get reconnected to myself just for a bit. Living in the mountains, the deer, quail, and hawks are beloved neighbors. The rolling green hills and the cool…

For Reflection: SEEKING RIGHT FAITH

God’s Spirit makes us loving, happy, peaceful, patient, kind, good, faithful, gentle, and self-controlled. There is no law against behaving in any of these ways. Galatians 5:22-23 Contemporary English Version (CEV) The church in Galatia found itself in turmoil and conflict over “the law” and rules of right and true Christian faith. In response, the writer…

LOOK WHAT I FOUND

Dear Church, This week as I left the manse, I looked to my right to admire the poppy bloom and I saw something that I had not noticed before — “Is that an artichoke plant?” Sure enough, there it was, a very tall artichoke plant standing tall in the middle of the yard? Now I…