Pastor Mark’s eNote – There Remains a Gratitude

There Remains a Gratitude Standing here holding this wonderful award that is today, I wish to thank my mother who loved me as only a mother can; my father, whom I called Daddy, for wisdom and words; my sons, who call me Dad, for calling me Dad; teachers through the years, official and unofficial, who…

Pastor Mark’s eNote – Follow the Star

Pastor Mark’s eNote – Follow the Star During this season of Advent, a star shines above us.  You know the one.  It captures our imagination and draws us toward the horizon and someplace on beyond.  Step out, and you will find yourself on a wonderful journey with many stopping places but one goal. First stop…

Pastor Mark’s eNote – Compassion, Caution, Christ

Compassion, Caution, Christ It is a heated debate.  Should we receive refugees from the war-torn Middle East?  In doing so, are we raising the threat of terrorist attack?  What is safe?  What is the right path as we move forward? I know this is a difficult issue, and I certainly know that a few words…