Pastor’s Blog

We Can Make A Difference

June 7, 2022


Dear St. Paul Community UMC,

In the wake of the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, I am sending letters to my Representatives in Congress. As a gun owner, I am asking them to do more to protect our children from violence.

More than 240 mass shootings have occurred this year in the United States. Thirty-three have taken place since the rampage at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas left nineteen children and two teachers dead on May 24th.


Pastor’s Blog – November 4, 2021

       Last Sunday, I alluded to the distinction between taking care of others and caring for others. As parents, we are charged with the responsibility to take care of our children until they can take care of themselves. Apart from a failure to launch, this mark of maturity should reach its fulfillment by adulthood.


Pastor’s Blog – Sept. 10, 2021

     Last week brought forth an opportunity for our congregation. A motorist had broken down and was repairing his trailer in the church parking lot. The day was hot.


Pastor’s Blog – Sept. 9, 2021

“Every scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching,

for showing mistakes, for correcting, and for training character,

so that the person who belongs to God can be equipped to do everything that is good”

(2 Timothy 3:16-17, CEB).


Pastor’s Blog – Sept. 8, 2021

     Yesterday, I wrote that the Means of Grace are spiritual practices that open us up to Christ and position us to be drawn closer to Christ.


Pastor’s Blog – Sept. 7, 2021

     Recently, I came across the story of two friends who stood in a large railway station and watched an express train with the most modern of engines go flying through. “What a powerful engine!” remarked one of them to his friend, who was the manager of the station. ‘Yes!’ said the manager who was a Christian,