The Pastor’s Heart 1/20/2017

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that today is Inauguration Day for the 45th President of the United States.  Why not take a moment and give thanks to the Lord for our nation, where we still have free elections and a peaceful transfer of power?  I’m afraid that sometimes we take that…

The Pastor’s Heart 1/13/2017

2017.  2017.  2017.  Have you remembered to make that change these last couple of weeks when you’ve written the year on something?  Keeping things current is important!  If your watch runs slow, you’ll be late.  If your bills are left unpaid, you may receive unpleasant phone calls.  If you don’t keep up with your vehicle’s…

The Pastor’s Heart 12/2/2016

Change is a constant.  It can be for good or for worse, but it is always there.  There’s something about the Christmas season that sometimes turns this time of year into a spotlight that glaringly focuses our attention on the changes we’ve been through over recent months or even years.  Some older members of our…

The Pastor’s Heart 11/11/2016

The article’s headline caught my eye.  It simply said, “Veterans Day:  The day when we salute back.”  Today, November 11th, our nation honors those who have served in our armed forces.  Front pages of newspapers run veteran-themed accounts.  Internet pages provide a wealth of information on it.  Television programming focuses on its stories.  And there…

The Pastor’s Heart 10/28/2016

I did everything by the book.  Just like you’re supposed to.  And everything seemed to be falling into place.  You see, I enjoy the outdoors and deer hunting during this time of year, so that’s what I’m pulling from this week.  The other evening I was there in the ground blind, just waiting for the…

The Pastor’s Heart 10/21/2016

“I’ll be glad when this election is over!”  How many times have you heard (or said) that lately?  I know I have.  Maybe all the controversy that surrounds this election has worked on you, gotten you down.  Maybe it’s not the election; it’s something else.  Something a little closer to home.  Health.  Finances.  Relationships.  Perhaps…