Just Had A Jesus Moment…

Some people call them “goosebumps” I like to call them “God bumps”, that moment when you feel the presence of God. When I became a Christian at the age of 16 way back in 1984, I felt that presence in a very real way. Later I heard John Wesley, the accidental founder of the Methodist…

A True Blue Spectacle….

As a child in the 70’s, my mother, like many other women of that time was a big fan of Barry Manilow.  (Yes the Copacabana and Mandy guy.) I remember having the occasional job of grabbing the stack of vinyl that had just finished playing on the record player and flipping it over so she could…

Jennifer’s Sister and Mark…

Q: What’s the name of the first woman mentioned in the bible? Jenny’s Sis…Genesis…Get it??? The reason I mention this tired groaner of a joke is to update you on my bible reading for the year. If you aren’t reading with me, there’s plenty of time to catch up. I’ve finished Genesis and Mark as…

Flying

Fly Eagles fly, on the road to victory…. That’s the start of the Philadelphia Eagles fight song. Yes, I am a life long Eagles fan. Born in Philly, raised in Bensalem, just north of the city. I am very excited for this team this year, after MANY (too many) years of heartbreak and watching others…

Feelings On A Monday

We’ve been discussing feelings these past few weeks. We looked at joy on Christmas Eve, disappointment last week and anger yesterday. Because of the impending winter weather event later today, I decided to make it an early day and was up at 5:30 AM. I figured I would get into the office early, get a…

Feeling My Feelings…

We are in the middle of a sermon series called Feeling. The focus of the this series is to help us understand that the people in the bible were real people who had feelings, just like we do. The first part of the series (Christmas Eve 7 pm & 9 pm) was focused on Joy, specifically…

2018 And Something New

Well here we are in 2018. One of my goals for this upcoming year is to increase communication throughout the church and this blog is going to be a primary tool to accomplish that goal. I will be blogging regularly about sermons, sermon series, about events at the church, about my thoughts, books I’m reading…

Read the Bible with me in 2018

I’ll be using the Discipleship Journal’s Book-at-a-Time Reading Plan this year, which you can find here. Read along with me