Stump Comeback – Pondering Christmas

Stump Comeback – Pondering Christmas

It’s one of those days, I have been fighting a cold that seems to get better for a couple of hours only to return with greater vengeance.  The good news is that this is a slow time in the church so I can just relax and get better. (the dripping sound you are...

Shepherd (Micah 5:4)

We don’t see many shepherds in Minnesota. I have been blessed over the years to know people who own sheep. The more you know about sheep, the more you appreciate the role of a shepherd. Last evening Pastor Don recounted the story of a small flock of sheep. They...

Ungrateful John 1:10-11

Today I stopped in a store I shop in quite frequently. As I came up to the check out the clerk acted as If I was really keeping her from something. When I gave my membership card and a discount card to her, I could tell she was really put out! I completed my...

Tenderly (Isaiah 40:2)

We are in the season of Hallmark Christmas Movies.  There is something warm and comforting about the beautiful tender stories of people learning the meaning of Christmas, but let’s be honest if you have seen one Hallmark movie, you have seen them all....

HOPE (Jeremiah 33:14)

Advent is a season filled with Hope. Children hope for snow days and Christmas gifts. Parents hope for snow plows to keep the schools open, and for Christmas bonuses, and everyone hopes for peace.  In this season I invite you to slow down just long enough to Ponder...