Pastor’s Blog

Mar
28

Join Us Holy Week & Easter!

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Holy Week will soon be here.  It is called “holy” for good reason.  It is the week when God’s own precious Son, Jesus Christ, suffered and died on the cross to accomplish God’s plan of reconciliation and salvation for the whole human race.  Only God himself could pay the price ... Continue

Feb
27

Lent Continues…

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LENT begins on Ash Wednesday, March 5!  Each Wednesday at 6:00 p.m., a warm, hearty variety of soups will be offered so you can feed your family supper at the church.  You may signup once or twice during the six week season on the table in our fellowship hall to ... Continue

Jan
30

Pushing Back the Dark

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I mentioned a new Christian song by Josh Wilson, “Pushing Back the Dark”, in the annual report. I have been captivated by the lively melody, and enlightening words that seem to speak so clearly to the mission Christ has given his Church as we face the darkness of this world’s ... Continue

Dec
31

The One You Feed!

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There’s a Native American legend of an old Cherokee chief teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside of everyone,” he told the boy. “It is a ferocious fight between two wolves. One is evil—he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, neglect, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, ... Continue

Nov
27

Be Still…

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December tends to be one of the busiest months of the year.  God chose the perfect time to bring “Peace on earth” and his Son, Jesus, into our lives.  We just need to be still and wait for the Lord.   Waiting is one of the major themes of Advent; and ... Continue

Oct
29

Day of Thanksgiving

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November is the month of our national Day of Thanksgiving.  Peace Lutheran Church will gather for worship at 10:00 on that Thursday morning.  Have you ever really considered the significance of a Day of Thanksgiving?  Initially, the Pilgrims had a celebration of thanks for a bountiful harvest, after a winter ... Continue

Oct
11

Reformation!

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On October 31st nearly 500 years ago, Martin Luther started the REFORMATION that changed the Church and the world forever!  The Church and its leadership had perverted the Gospel and revised the Scriptures to suit their own purposes.  Because the Pope needed funding for St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the ... Continue

Aug
21

Returned from Sabbatical

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THANK YOU, Peace Lutheran for the past three months of renewal!  It has been a most rewarding experience; God blessed me and our congregation during these summer months.  I will write a detailed, informative article for the September newsletter.  Until then, know that I am back in the office, with ... Continue

Jul
26

A Time of Rest…

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Sabbatical is based on the Biblically-mandated period of rest. All of creation needs rest as is evidenced in the seasons, human sleep, and the Sabbath. In recent years many Lutheran congregations have adopted Sabbatical policies for their pastors, realizing that being a pastor can be challenging dealing with the many ... Continue

Apr
1

Every Sunday is A Celebration!

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Have you ever wondered why more people attend worship services on Easter Day than on any other day of the year? As a pastor, it may be more obvious to me than to you, but I’m sure you’ve noticed. Worship attendance actually increases 50-100% and sometimes more on Easter! Thanks ... Continue