The Parable of the Talents November 10, 2020

Just Do It   We continue our reading from chapter 25 of Matthew this Sunday with the parable of the talents. You might remember this parable about a man who entrusted large sums of money to three of his servants while he goes on journey.   When he returns,...

St. Peter August 18

There are lots of stories about St. Peter at the gates of heaven. A while back I heard one about a young couple who were killed in an accident on the day before their wedding. When they arrived at the Pearly Gates, St. Peter asked if there was anything he could do to...

August 4 Message

I remember when I was growing up, we would visit my mother’s relatives in South Dakota who lived on a farm. My mother’s two brothers had farms next to my grandfather. When we would visit, there would be a dozen or more cousins and plenty of animals – cats, dogs,...

July 28 Message

Have you ever done a lot with just a little? I remember my father often inviting guests to our home for a meal on short notice. My mother was then tasked with figuring out how to make the meal she prepared stretch to feed herself, a husband and four children plus the...

July 4

I want to wish everyone a happy Fourth of July. Celebrations will be quite different this year. A few years ago, Connie and I were in Carlsbad staying right next to Legoland. For their fireworks show, they shot off rockets from the top floor of the employee parking...

June 23 Message

Last week, we tip-toed back into worship. Great to see those of you who could make it. Blessings on those, who in sound wisdom did not come, we hope you appreciated the online sermon.  This week we hope to record more of the service. We gave it a “dry run” last week....