Weekly Thought 2.24.20

Who do I really love?  What am I really afraid of? These are the questions that, I hope, are running through your mind as you go about your Monday after yesterday’s sermon.  As we begin to look at the self-made barriers to sharing God’s love with others, we started by...

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Weekly Thought 2.3.20

During the second half of the game last night, there were two commercials that jumped out at me… and several of you!  First there was a commercial for Doritos with a fancy dance-off that I could never match.  Shortly afterwards there was a commercial for Jeep’s new truck featuring Bill...

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Weekly Thought 1.27.20

It’s Monday morning and I know you’re all sad that we are now 364 days away from the next Annual Church Family Meeting!  Ok, so probably no one is thinking that but I did want to thank all of you who made it a point to stay after service yesterday...

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Weekly Thought 1.13.20

So after yesterday’s dissertation on grace, do you feel like an expert yet?  No?  That’s ok, I don’t either!  In some ways we ended yesterday with more questions than we began with as we started to explore the practical applications of God’s grace in our lives.  We’ll be spending the...

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Weekly Thought 1.6.20

It’s our annual week of Prayer and Fasting!  Each year, we and other BIC churches around the country set aside this first full week of January for a time of reflection and seeking God.  I welcome and encourage each of you to join us this Tuesday and Thursday evening at...

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Weekly Thought 12.16.19

This morning for breakfast I had a bowl of cereal.  It wasn’t very exciting. To be fair, I could have made many other exhilarating things.  I could have fried up some eggs, prepared some bacon, flipped some flapjacks. I could have stopped somewhere on my way into the office and...

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Weekly Thought 12.09.19

It is exciting to come into the church office on a rainy Monday morning and take a quick walk out to the lobby to discover the rapidly expanding pile of gifts being assembled under the tree!   And then afterwards to have someone stop by to drop even more items off...

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Weekly Thought 12.02.19

This morning as I was driving the kids to daycare, “The Little Drummer Boy” came on the radio.  It’s a song I’ve heard my entire life, one I know by heart.  I usually don’t think too much about this particular song…if I’m being honest, it really isn’t one of my...

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Weekly Thought 11.25.19

Today is November 25th…only one month until Christmas!  This year, the holidays have both come too slowly and come up too quickly…it’s a paradox that I suspect many of you are experiencing with me and yet none of us can fully explain!  Of course the snow yesterday reinforced that the...

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Weekly Thought 11.18.19

It finally happened!  After waiting for over six months, the walls finally came down!  The lanes were finally open this past Friday!  Traffic is once again flowing freely, unhindered and no longer limited! If you’re not a frequent traveler of route 222 in Lancaster around the Ephrata exit, you have...

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