Eve of New Year’s Eve 2021–Letting God be God

Galatians 2:17-21 The Message 17-18 "Have some of you noticed that we are not yet perfect? (No great surprise, right?) And are you ready to make the accusation that since people like me, who go through Christ in order to get things right with God, aren’t perfectly virtuous, Christ must therefore be an accessory to sin? The accusation is frivolous. If I was “trying to be good,” I would...

Hills and Valleys

Proverbs 19:22a “What is desired in a man is steadfast love,” With Thanksgiving over and Christmas on the horizon, I sit quietly and reflect on the empty house of Thanksgiving. Thank you Covid-19 for canceling the once a year get together with extended family and the many family we will not see for the upcoming Christmas holiday. What this reminded me of was Pastor Dave from NMC and Rick...