Devotions With Jesus – May 25 From Pastor Mike

Matthew 5:17-20 Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished. … Read More

Devotions in Philippians May 12 From Pastor Mike

Philippians 4:14-19 Yet it was good of you to share in my troubles. Moreover, as you Philippians know, in the early days of your acquaintance with the gospel, when I set out from Macedonia, not one church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving, except you only; for even when I was in Thessalonica, you sent me … Read More

Pastor Mike’s Blog for January 2020: Happy New Decade

Who would have thought we would make it this far? As we turn the calendar on another year, we also enter the 2020s, the third decade of the 21st century. Remember when Y2K had everyone worried? That was 20 years ago, and the world still spins on. I know I’m still relatively young, but where has the time gone? Of … Read More

Pastor Mike’s Blog for December: Treasures for the King

My family’s tradition is to wait until after Thanksgiving before we decorate for Christmas or start playing carols in our home. A month of Christmas celebration is plenty, and a shorter season makes it that much more special. However, as a pastor, I need to start thinking about and planning for Advent long before December. I typically plan my preaching … Read More

Pastor Mike’s Blog for November: A Season of Gratitude and Giving

The harvest season has long been a time to give thanks, to rejoice in the good things God has provided. From feasts of celebration in Old Testament times to today’s Thanksgiving meals with loved ones, times of abundance have always moved people with good hearts to express their gratitude to our gracious and generous God. In the same way, this … Read More

Pastor Mike’s Blog: Encouragement from the Letter of Joy

From time to time, we need to re-calibrate our hearts, to make sure our souls are still tuned in to God, to clear away the debris left by life’s storms, and to shake out the dust that settles in our minds as we live in a culture that so often rejects the good news of Jesus. In large part, that’s … Read More