Pastor's Blog

God's transforming work

Aug 21, 2015

We are called to declare the gospel boldly in this world.

The voice calling you

Aug 1, 2015

The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet

We are God's "everyday saints."

Jul 19, 2015

We are the ones who God has called, equipped and sent out into the world to be God's hands and feet.

I have spoken of your faithfulness

Jun 27, 2015

When we experience God at work in our lives and our world, one of the ways we are called to respond is by telling people about it.


Jun 20, 2015

Then, in the midst of their gathering, a man stood up and opened fire.

Remember the mighty acts of God

Jun 7, 2015

The Psalms bring the mighty acts of God right into our own small lives

Confirmation Sunday!

May 24, 2015

Every year around confirmation time, I cannot help but think about my own confirmation experience. It was during my first year of confirmation that I felt called to be a pastor.

My, how time has flown!

May 17, 2015

This weekend is the last weekend of Sunday School at Abiding Presence. It is hard to believe that we are wrapping up the year when it seems like we just started it a few weeks ago.

The 50 days of Easter

May 8, 2015

Have you noticed that for the past several weeks that the tall candle by the baptismal font has been lit during worship? Usually that candle, called the Paschal candle or the Christ candle, is only…

"What then are we to say about these things?"

Apr 30, 2015

What is there to say? I spent quite a while staring at a blank computer screen trying to find say about the events that have transpired this past week.