A sampling of Church Life at New Hope Presbyterian Church.

Idolatry Of The Body

Idolatry Of The Body

Last week I wrote about the difficult process of aging. It’s accompanied by new aches and pains, a changing body shape, loss of energy, and the inevitable reality that…

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Thank You, Lord

Thank You, Lord

Thank you, Lord, for the morning light reminding me of your presence and faithfulness. Thank you, Lord, for every breath I breathe reminding me of your sustaining mercies.

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Art Camp 2021 Update Day 2

Art Camp 2021 Update Day 2

What a fun day! This morning the kids learned about abstract art: first, they decorated a ceramic tile, and then it was sprayed with alcohol; after the alcohol was removed…

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You Sent A Raging Storm

You Sent A Raging Storm

Into my comfortable world, where pleasures were many, comfort was frequent, and smiles came easy, you sent a raging storm. Broken things, uprooted things, lost things, left in its wake.

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Chariots Of Fire

Chariots Of Fire

I am very thankful to this day for my seminary training, but the one primary deficiency was that it was almost exclusively focused on the public teaching and preaching aspect of…

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Be Creative

Be Creative

While a simpler holiday season might be a pleasant break for some of us, for those of us without children or family nearby, the holidays can be a lonely time, especially…

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Embrace the simplicity

Embrace the simplicity

With the latest round of pandemic restrictions, it’s beginning to look like this holiday season could be very different than what we usually look forward to, and while this may be a disappointment…

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Adopted

Adopted

She was little fragile, needy, utterly dependent. At the airport that morning, a dear sweet lady, handed her to us.

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Let Me Not Forget

Let Me Not Forget

Dear Lord, Let me not forget the lavish blessings that have defined my life. Let me not forget the new mercies that greet me every day. Let me not forget that whatever I am facing I never face it alone.

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