The Pastor’s Heart 10/11/2019

“Sometimes they have a mind of their own.”  Ever heard that?  That’s exactly what came up in a conversation I had with one of our members a few days ago.  I was lamenting an issue with my computer (hence no “Pastor’s Heart” last Friday), and he was trying to figure out why his smartphone was…

The Pastor’s Heart 9/13/2019

“When my heart is overwhelmed….”  So says King David in Psalm 61.  This week I have sat and talked with people who are right there in that moment with David.  Varying circumstances for varying reasons, but there they are.  Maybe you are, too.  The fact is, we all have found or will find ourselves in…

The Pastor’s Heart 9/6/2019

You know what they say….  All good things must come to an end.  Happens way too often.  Just look at the last couple of weeks here in Middle Georgia.  Didn’t we just have some cooler, hint-of-fall weather?  Great!  But now this week, mid to upper 90’s.  See what I mean?  I would venture that you…

The Pastor’s Heart 8/30/2019

It’s been somewhat inconvenient.  It’s been a little schedule-altering.  And it’s been very dusty.  Very, very dusty.  The work that’s been going on in our building over the last 3 weeks is progressing well, and it’s even reminded me of an important lesson.  The painting and ceiling work in our foyer areas, hall, and sanctuary…

The Pastor’s Heart 8/16/2019

The baseball bounced at least a foot in front of the plate.  Not even close.  And the umpire quickly made the call: “Strike!”  The batter couldn’t believe it.  His little league coach suddenly got quite vocal (to put it mildly).  Parents shook their heads in disbelief, with some following the coach’s example of berating the…

The Pastor’s Heart 7/19/2019

I’ve never been known for having a “green thumb.”  I can cut grass, edge, and knock weeds down, but my wife is the one with the gardening talent.  However, I can tell when a plant needs water, and a couple of mornings ago I noticed that the plants by the front doors of the church were…