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Pastor’s Blog

06
Feb

This Little Light Of Mine

This week we had a celebration of life for a long time member of the congregation, Bob King.  Bob died back in December, but his family wanted to have this […]

30
Jan

I’m Down With CMV

The day after Christmas I started to feel feverish.  I didn’t think much of it because I am immune compromised and the Christmas season puts me around a lot of […]

23
Jan

Questions to Make Much of Time

“Who are you?” and “What are you doing here?”  Questions of identity and purpose, no two greater pursuits.  In fact, all of life can be simply summed up in these […]

18
Dec

My Christmas Wish

Many times I have read a short story called “Brass Rule” by Robert Fulghum during Christmas Eve services.  It is a story from one of my favorite books, “All I […]

10
Dec

Here’s to Six Months!

December 11 is a big day for me.  This day marks my six month anniversary.  On June 11 I received the gift of a new life through a heart transplant.  […]

20
Nov

The Roundabout Answer

America would be a much better place if all of our traffic lights were replaced by roundabouts.  I know this is a controversial viewpoint, especially in Florida, but hear me […]

14
Nov

Has She Met Him?

Tomorrow is my birthday.  On this grey, cool Florida afternoon my mind drifts to thoughts of my mom.  She went home to be with the Lord sixteen months ago.  Dating […]

07
Nov

The Garage Door Ritual

I have this little ritual that I play out every day when I leave and then return to my house.  I open my garage door and back my car into […]

31
Oct

Gonzo Christian Church

It is Halloween and I showed up at the church around 9 am so that I could get a front row seat for our Preschool Costume Parade.  I love to […]

24
Oct

Black Tuesday

I was thinking this morning, on my way to church, about the significance of one decision in my life.  Not that there aren’t countless decisions that have been important in […]

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