Mid-Week Moment | 3.14.2019

Mid-Week Moment | 3.14.2019

SERMON REFLECTION Ann gives me a hard time because I don’t celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. With an Irish name like Malone, she is sure I am denying my heritage – or at least missing out on some fun. St. Patrick was an amazing person. He is was born in 387 AD...
Mid-Week Moment | 3.6.2019

Mid-Week Moment | 3.6.2019

SERMON REFLECTION This past Sunday’s passage caused me to evaluate what I expect from the Christian life. Jesus warned that the Christian life brings opposition. We are different from the world. There are things that we value that the world thinks is worthless,...
Mid-Week Moment | 2.27.2019

Mid-Week Moment | 2.27.2019

SERMON REFLECTION “Abide in Christ” is a phrase that gets used in Christian circles to the point of being a cliché. Clichés come from somewhere: there is an important history behind them. Their problem is that overuse has caused them to lose their original...
Mid-Week Moment | 2.20.2019

Mid-Week Moment | 2.20.2019

Thank you to everyone who participated in WOW. Many people put a lot of work into the various events, hosting missionaries, preparing meals, setting up and tearing down and showing up to support the missionaries. This was a special weekend for the church. SERMON...
Mid-Week Moment | 2.12.2019

Mid-Week Moment | 2.12.2019

SERMON REFLECTION I occasionally think about how amazing it would have been to be around during Jesus’ earthly ministry. How encouraging and strengthening it would be to watch Jesus in action, to listen to Him teach, to see the lives He changed. No question it...
Mid-Week Moment | 2.7.2019

Mid-Week Moment | 2.7.2019

SERMON REFLECTION Relaxed time over a meal can be a powerful way to get to know someone.  Some of my best relationships were started during lunches grabbed in the middle of a busy work day. The key was that we didn’t have half the office with us: just two or...