Posted on July 28, 2021August 24, 2021Categories Pastor's Blog

Olympic Changes

Despite a year delay and the continued threat of covid, the Olympics are underway in Tokyo. Everything certainly looks different this time around. There is a noticeable lack of spectators, but organizers have highlighted that there are several new sports this year. Karate, surfing, sport climbing, and skateboarding are among the recent entries. A hundred years ago there were several events that are no longer held. Tug-of-war was once an Olympic event and Great Britain won the last gold medal … Continue reading “Olympic Changes”

Posted on July 21, 2021August 24, 2021Categories Pastor's BlogTags , ,

A peaceful life

I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.  (1 Timothy 2:1-4) We live in an age of disruption. Not much seems to be peaceful or quiet these days. Even less, we do not see much godliness and … Continue reading “A peaceful life”

Posted on July 7, 2021August 24, 2021Categories Pastor's Blog

Travel Light

If you want to find out exactly how much stuff you own, then you should plan an international move. The first thing you discover is that you own far more than you thought and most of it is unnecessary.  After you relocate, you’ll discover that it is very easy to continue adding to your possessions. Somehow, we manage to keep accumulating stuff without paying much attention to it happening. Richard Foster first introduced me to the phrase, The Discipline of … Continue reading “Travel Light”