From the Pastor (July/August 2015)

“When Hercules wrestled with Antaeus he found that every time he threw him down upon the ground the enemy arose stronger than before. But when he discovered that Gaea—the Earth—was the mother of the giant, and that every time her son fell back upon her bosom he rose...

From the Pastor (June 2015)

In him [the Word/Jesus] was life, and that life was the light of all people. The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it. (John 1:4) Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the...

From the Pastor (May 2015)

I confess that I’m writing this Hinge article for myself today. Sometimes life brings blows and loss that weigh heavily on our hearts. We get tired. We wish things were different and don’t see a way out. It’s times like these when all we can do is turn to God. The...

From the Pastor (April 2015)

After the long harsh winter, it’s wonderful to see signs of new life breaking out all over. I’m especially grateful for the new life we have through Christ’s death and resurrection. Easter is the celebration that all things can be made new. Since Jesus Christ is...

From the Pastor (March 2015)

Lent began on February 18 with the celebration of Ash Wednesday. Lent is the 40-day period (excluding Sundays) of preparation for Easter. Traditionally it is a time for self-examination and repentance (turning from sin and turning toward God). Many people “give...

From the Pastor (February 2015)

As I write this, we are in the middle of the season of Epiphany. Epiphany is defined in one place as a “revelatory manifestation of a divine being.” Another definition that struck me is an “immediate and meaningful understanding of something.” An Epiphany of God then...