Pastor’s Thoughts 2012 Archives

December 21st, 2012

Hi Folks, If you’re reading this Friday email then world hasn’t ended as predicted! I am convinced that this world is so confused and misguided that many would believe any sensationalist story that comes down the pike. So many approached this day with dread and fear and preparing for what they believed the inevitable, yet


December 14th, 2012

Hi Folks, We are all shocked by the news of the shooting in Connecticut that claimed the lives of 27 people, the majority of them children attending a local elementary school. We wonder how these things happen and what kind of thoughts go through the minds of those who commit these heinous crimes. Every time


December 7th 2012

Hi Folks, I have had opportunity to catch some late night Christmas TV programs. As I watch them I have been entertained by the story plots that have people wrestling with the reality of Santa Claus or attempting to inspire others to believe in Santa Claus. As I watch them I quickly shift my thoughts


December 1st 2012

Hi Folks, It’s amazing how one day can change your life! As you all know my Dad had to have surgery to remove his foot due to diabetes and now he has to have more of his lower leg removed on Monday. Friday night Louise and I had just returned home from picking up Isaac


November 23rd 2012

Hi Folks, Well it’s Black Friday! The day so many look forward to for their shopping bargains for Christmas. I  never particularly care for this day nor would I shop on Black Friday. The stories I have heard year after  year are both troubling and telling. Here are a few from Black Friday 2012, “One


November 16th 2012

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.”Psalm 100:4-5 Hi Folks, This coming Thursday we will have opportunity to set a day apart  for reflection and thankfulness, yet ultimately


November 9th, 2012

Hi Folks, It has been the topic of discussion all week. Facebook is full of posts, people talk about it in the stores, restaurants, and after meetings. Some are happy. Some are frustrated. Some are wondering what the  future holds for our country. The news of the Barack Obama’s reelection as the President of the


November 2nd, 2012

Hi Folks, The Master Plan of the  Mill-Green UMC is a huge effort to plan ministry for the present into the  future and as we undertake this task I am wondering how many people know about the  Plan and are ready to help carry out the efforts being put forth by the leadership  team.  This


October 26th, 2012

Hi Folks, I’ve heard about it at the post  office, the mini-market, the Alley Cat, on the news, and on Face Book,  “Hurricane Sandy is coming you better get prepared?”  I do not know the outcome of Monday or  Tuesday at this point, but I am sure the warning is one to pay attention to


October 19th, 2012

Hi Folks, We all know people who are estranged  from friends of the past because something happened that caused a rift in their  relationship.  We know families that have  not been whole because of some past transgression that keeps them from  communicating or functioning as a family.   We all know of families within the church


Otctober 5th 2012

Hi Folks, I am extremely happy to have a great mechanic in my family!  My 2001 Honda Civic is having problems. It kept overheating and I was forever putting water into the radiator.  My son-in-law Jon told me that I had a bad head gasket and then told me he would fix my car.  Well


September 14th, 2012

The last few days I have been reading from the Book of Nehemiah.  Nehemiah was the person God used to cast the vision concerning the rebuild of the ruined wall that surrounded Jerusalem.  Nehemiah’s vision did not come from his own desires to see the wall rebuilt but from his interaction with God.  Listen in


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