November Pastor’s Pen, 2016

November 14, 2016 - Written by Pastor's Pen
 

The Pastor’s Pen
Charles Dickens once made the observation that many people seem to think that it’s enough to set aside only one day in the year to give thanks to God. He went on to suggest that it would be far better if we were to set aside one day …

Pastor’s Pen – September 2016

August 30, 2016 - Written by Pastor's Pen
 

The Pastor’s Pen

Whether we’re ready for it or not, summer is almost over. Vacations have come to an end; children have returned to school; autumn’s chill will soon be in the air.

With the coming of fall, many of us find our lives settling into a more “normal” – and often …

Pastor’s Pen – August 2016

August 1, 2016 - Written by Pastor's Pen
 

The Pastor’s Pen
 
“Vanity of vanities, says the Teacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity.” – Ecclesiastes 1:2
 
This verse from the beginning of the book of Ecclesiastes was part of our Old Testament reading for Sunday, July 31. It’s a verse that is perhaps the most cynical verse in the whole …