I was made aware recently that I have not submitted a post to this blog for almost a year. Now, it may be that you really don’t want to read this blog, or simply don’t care whether it’s here or not. But for me, since it’s something I committed to doing, this lapse is unacceptable. When told about it, in fact, my out loud response was, “I have failed miserably….” And later, I also thought to myself, “… again.” Failing to write a blog on a regular basis (unless you count once per year as “regular”?) is not too
The summer has been long, the monsoons have been a blessing, and I hope this finds you well. A year and a half after the pandemic began, our church is continuing to expand our offerings, including coffee hospitality between our 9 am and 10:30 am services, and also, Sunday School classes for kids and youth of all ages at our 10:30 am service. Of course, you are very welcome to join us in-person, or on-line! (See the blue “button” near the top of this website). Currently, we are in the middle of a sermon series on the letter to the
Because our youth currently are not meeting in person, Greg King, our church’s youth leader, has initiated a really great ministry with our youth using a platform called “Slack.” What he’s doing is taking a topic – say, “salvation” – and having a 10-15 minute videoed conversation about the topic with another person in our church. The video gets posted, the youth and parents watch it at their convenience, and then make comments, have discussion, etc. This is a big change from what we’re used to, but nevertheless, we’re learning, and interacting, in ways that are faithful and life giving.