Author Archives: Josh

Curse or blessing? (Labor Day)

Good morning, Friends! I hope you’re all enjoying the holiday weekend! It’s nice to have this last short break at the end of the summer, before the big rush of fall activity begins. Labor Day isn’t really a church holiday. … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Good morning, Friends! We’ve been spending some time in the book of Genesis this month – Genesis is the book of beginnings, one of the oldest books in the Bible. Most people, when they think about Genesis, think about the … Continue reading

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Made in God’s image

Good morning, Friends! Last week we talked about Adam and Eve. It’s a big subject, and we only just got started on it. There’s all kinds of questions that we never got around to. For example: what did God say after creating … Continue reading

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How it all went wrong

Good morning, Friends! This summer we spent a couple of months looking at the Psalms — some of the oldest songs and prayers we know, going back 3,000 years. But there’s other things in the Bible that go back a … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Pray

Good morning, Friends! We’ve been reading the Psalms here at worship for the last few weeks. We got started when we found out at Wednesday night Bible study that most people had never even read the Psalms. In some churches, … Continue reading

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Be still

Good morning, Friends! We’ve been looking at the Psalms together for about a month now. This got started because at our Wednesday night Bible study, it turned out that people weren’t familiar with most of them. A few people remembered … Continue reading

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The nation whose God is the Lord

Good morning, Friends! I’m sure that today, in churches all over town and all around the country, ministers are saying some very predictable things this morning. There are people who are talking about the things they think made this country … Continue reading

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A deeper look at the 23rd Psalm

Good morning, Friends! I always think it’s good to go back and study things when we think we know all about them. Psalm 23 is one of the psalms traditionally attributed to David. David started out as a shepherd boy, … Continue reading

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Known and loved

Good morning, Friends! For the last couple of months, our Wednesday night Bible study spent some time on the Psalms in the Old Testament – those ancient poems and songs of praise which have come down to us. Many people … Continue reading

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How do we know?

Good morning, Friends! At Wednesday night Bible study we just finished spending two months reading through the Psalms – some of the prayers and songs which David wrote. David was famous as a warrior. He made a lot of changes … Continue reading

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