Pastor's Blog

Pastor's Blog

Lingering Trials

The sewer saga continues. Yes, the latest trial of our cursed sewer system is dragging on. And on. Piles of dirt remain in the driveway. The Great Trench of 2019 remains open. I’m offering lap swimming for anyone interested. I’m told by mid-week it should all get...

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The Root Problem

As I type, workers are saw-cutting my nice, beautiful concrete driveway. There wasn’t enough cutting on Day One of this project, so they are at it again today. Our sewage pipes have been an issue for over a decade. We tried to deal with this issue in 2011, but the...

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Always Faithful to Her Savior

On Saturday, we will gather to celebrate the life of one of our most faithful and enduring figures which graced the life of Peninsula. The staff was just with Eileen Summerfelt on her 90th birthday in February (Valentine’s Day). Her downhill slide was obvious. She is...

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Shades Between Good and Evil

Tuesday I did my first Sheriff ride-along. I am not ashamed to admit I was a bit nervous. I was stepping into a world very foreign to me. New language. New culture. New expectations. I move in a world of controlled environments (for the most part) and I stepped into a...

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Butterflies

I was moving slowly on Monday, so it was afternoon before I took the dog for a walk.  It was a nice day, though breezy.  The sun was greatly appreciated after all the rain.  I didn’t get to the end of our cul-de-sac before noticing that something was strange. ...

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This Is Family

A big question swirling around this week is, how is Health Together going. Well, the simple answer seems to be that it is going very well. Brooke Adams, Hannah Nachef and Kara Ing (she’s led worship here a couple of times and is a good college friend of Hannah’s) are...

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Health Together

This afternoon we send off two of our own to Uganda. We begin a step which has been a long time coming. As we get serious about planning for the 12th medical mission in Bombo, we launch something new. Something with huge potential for change, because we have learned...

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Prayers We Have No Business Praying

This morning marks the end of our messages in the 28 Days of Prayer campaign. I really am hoping that you have enjoyed this month. I am praying that God has challenged us all as we prayed through a few of the Psalms. It doesn’t matter if you get through all 28 this...

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The Empty Chair

How is your adventure in prayer coming along? I am praying that we all enjoy some fresh conversations with God this month. May we discover the joy in walking daily with Jesus in a way that will provide energy for life and space for faith. If you struggle with prayer,...

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Stay Focused in Prayer Life with This Tip

We are in the front half of our 28-day journey of prayer. What’s God been doing in your life? Sometimes prayer can be overwhelming because there is just so much about which we want and need to pray that we get distracted. We throw up our hands and don’t pray at all....

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