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Pastor's Perspective

January 2018

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Pastor's Perspective Is it really true? 2018! It seems I only flipped the calendar over to 2017 a few weeks ago. Last year was a whirlwind of activity as we watched years of prayer and faith rise up out of the ground in the shape of a sanctuary to the glory of God and as a tool for being more...

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December 2017

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Pastor's Perspective October 23. I made a note on my calendar. This marks the day this year when I heard my first Christmas commercial. The ad was on the radio hyping SiriusXM’s Holly Christmas channel that plays nothing but holiday tunes. (sigh) I remember as a child looking forward to...

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November 2017

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Pastor's Perspective November brings with it many things to look forward to. The harshness of the weather wanes. Some look forward to getting out in the south Texas brush after the buck of their dreams. Some celebrate the seasonal ending of Daylight Saving Time on the first Sunday of the month...

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October 2017

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Pastor's Perspective The rain fell. Hard. The wind blew. Hard. Trees lost their footing and toppled to the earth. Roofs went flying. Windows were shattered. In the Rio Grande Valley, we were spared the devastation our neighbors to the north sustained from hurricane Harvey. A hallmark trait of...

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September 2017

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Pastor's PerspectiveHave you ever ridden on a ferry? I have ridden on several. Some yearsago, on a trip up north, I rode on two different ferries. One was the ferry that provided transport for you and your car to Washington Island, where I attended a preaching conference. The other was a...

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August 2017

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Pastor’s Perspective - MOMENTS OF GRACE Earlier in July I preached a sermon called The Heart of Listening based on Jesus parable of the sower in Matthew 13. The definition of listening includes effort to hear, paying attention, giving heed and understanding. In the parable, the fertile...

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July 2017

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Pastor’s Perspective - MOMENTS OF GRACE I shared the following story a few weeks ago in a sermon. I’ve had anumber of people request a written copy so here you go. The Washington Post conducted an experiment: What would happen if a world class musician performed elegant classical...

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June 2017

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Pastor’s Perspective Annual conference is a gathering of all the pastors, active and retired, and representatives from all the churches in the conference. Annual conference is where we take care of the needed business of passing a budget and electing people to various leadership roles and...

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May 2017

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Pastor’s Perspective I have heard it said one of the few constants in life is change. There is truth found in that statement. May is a time of transition for many families with graduations occurring. (Now kids even graduate from pre-school!) Some will face the empty nest as their last...

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April 2017

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I pray that the groundbreaking for our sanctuary space has recently occurred. That’s the plan. I remember a groundbreaking that happened when I was just a boy about six. The occasion was Kempner Methodist church doing a major remodel on the sanctuary, almost starting from the ground up. We...

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