Pastor’s eNote: What Condition is Your “Unconditional Love” in?

I love images that tell a story and this drawing shows a difficult discussion in progress. We have to have difficult discussions sometimes, don’t we? Learning how to communicate effectively especially during stormy seasons is important. You see furrowed brows, genuine interest and patience as one listens intently to what the other is saying, the … [Read more…]

Pastor’s eNote: An Easter to Remember

“Do this in remembrance of me.” Jesus Remembering is very important, according to Scripture. According to “Word Counts” the word the original language translates to our word “remember” appears in the NIV Old Testament 130 times and 36 times in the New Testament. What are some of the passages you remember that feature “remember”? Here … [Read more…]

Pastor’s eNote: Ever Again, Lord

Today’s devotion takes a look at post Easter Christians, the first and today.It can be hard to know whether friends in the congregation are really alright during a pandemic. When the only interaction you have is an occasional text message or post on facebook it is easy to lose connection. We were created for relationship … [Read more…]

Pastor’s eNote: God is Trying to Tell Us Something

To the dear friends taking and posting photos of people who aren’t wearing masks…A Lent message worth considering. If it is more blessed to give than to receive, does that include empathy and compassion for the ones we assume are our enemy? What does Jesus teach about how we are to treat one another, especially … [Read more…]

Pastor’s eNote: Epiphany Wisdom Part 2

This is a meditation for those taking the Epiphany Wisdom 2021 message from Pastor Theresa to heart and “practicing your thinking” in order to bring Jesus centered outcomes your life. Read the following refresher on what it takes to build solid relationships from Romans 14:1-23, via The Message paraphrase. Cultivating Good Relationships 14 Welcome with … [Read more…]

Pastor’s eNote: The View Atop the Wire

We are all balancing best we can as we try to get through this time. Like a high wire walker, the only firm footing we can find is a mere fraction of what we used to enjoy. It’s easy to lose balance and waver. We try hard to right ourselves and not fall. But looking … [Read more…]