Gathering for Prayer

I want just to share a few sentences of encouragement with you as we look forward to our church-wide prayer meeting on Sunday evening, July 10.  Mark Moser and I have agreed that it is very important for us as a church to refresh our commitment to dependent, corporate...

Protecting Our Children

Our church has a long history of taking seriously our role in protecting children who participate in our Children’s and Youth Ministries.  We consider it a joy to welcome children from infancy onward as a part of our church family, and to share with parents the...

First Thoughts from the India Trip

I returned, together with the rest of the India Team, a week ago today to JFK Airport on a massive Emirates airliner from Delhi via a surreal and bleary-eyed turn through Dubai in the middle of the night.  Everything was as we had left it–except the snow had...

Walking Through the Door

I am always “walking into” things, not being sure what I’m going to encounter. You are too. (Imagine an automatic sliding door that opens before you as you walk toward it…but there are no windows through which you may have an advance warning of what to expect.) As a...