January 12, 2020

Let's Party

 When one who was lost is found, when one who wandered away comes home, when relationships that were broken are mended God celebrates as surely as a happy puppy wags its tail. 

January 5, 2020

I Learned It from My Dog: The Sweetest Words

 Just as a dog waits patiently for it's owner to return, and the father waited patiently for the Prodigal to return, so our heavenly Father waits for us so He can speak the sweetest words in the world into our ears. 

December 29, 2019

I Learned It from My Dog: Finding the Lost

In this series Rev. Dave explores what our dogs can teach us  about the loving nature of God, beginning with the fact that God goes looking for the lost, and always finds them. 

December 15, 2019

To Dream of Joy

In a world wracked by violence and hatred, where sorrows find us all too easily, can we really dream of a day filled with joy? The prophet Isaiah thought so, and so do we.

December 8, 2019

To Dream of Peace

In the midst of great unrest and war the prophet Isaiah dares to envision a day of peace ushered in by the arrival of a new king. Can that vision speak to our circumstances today?

December 1, 2019

To Dream of Hope

We all hope and long for something more, something better, something real and lasting. The world tells us that our hope is found in "stuff". Isaiah reminds us that true hope is found only in the grace of God.

November 24, 2019

Use It or Lose It

God has given each one of us gifts to be used for building up the community and for helping others know the love of Jesus Christ. All gifts are vital for they all come from God. What are your gifts, and how is God calling you to use them?

November 17, 2019

Take a Walk

Using Jesus' analogy of having a log in our eye while we seek to remove the speck in someone else's, Rev. Dave reminds us that our job is not to "fix" people or try to make them conform to our standards. It is simply to walk with them, listen to them, and love them with the same love we have found in Jesus Christ.