Pastor's Ponderings

  • Awesome

    “Our God is an awesome God!” So goes the chorus of one of my favorite songs, written by the late Rich Mullins. I’ve been thinking just what do we mean when we declare that God is awesome? The Oxford Dictionary defines “awe” as “a feeling of reverential respect mixed with

  • Follow Jesus

    Jesus declares to all would-be disciples: “If anyone wants to become my follower, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow me” (Luke 9.23 NET). Following Jesus is surely not a stroll in the park. Discipleship places serious demands upon followers of Jesus. I’ve been thinking constantly

  • Remember, and Move On

    This year marks the 15th anniversary of the horrendous attacks on innocent people in the US. On September 11, 2001, two hijacked commercial planes slammed into the Twin Towers in New York. A third plane struck the Pentagon in Virginia, and a fourth failed to hit its mark. This attack