Spiritual Growth

Mary Magdalene’s Message

Publication: Pastoral Letter, April 2001 Dear Friend in Christ: As we prepare our hearts for this wonderful season of celebrating Christ’s Resurrection, I want to share some thoughts with you this that I pray will bring you peace and encouragement. I have been struck recently by the faith of Mary. [...]

A Place in the Father’s House

Publication: Pastoral Letter, January 2001 Dear Friend in Christ: Happy New Year! This is typically a time when the prognosticators, soothsayers, and astrologers come out with their predictions for the year ahead. It would be very easy in this tumultuous time to get lost in speculations and the affairs of. [...]

Riding The Donkey

Publication:Pastoral Letter, September 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: I am writing about one of the most profound keys to divine favor - humility. It is a key that I have often lost, but whenever I have found it, doors opened into the Lord’s Kingdom. David said, “The humble shall hear. [...]

The Greatest Brand Name

Publication:Pastoral Letter, July 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the name of our Lord! I trust that Summer is going well for you and yours. This month, I want to share a principle I pray will be a blessing to you and to those around you. A recent book. [...]

How Will God Measure Our Lives

Publication:Pastoral Letter, June 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in our Lord’s name. I pray that you are progressing and prospering in God’s purpose. There are many ways to measure our lives; one is by years, as in, “I am now 63 years old.” Another way to measure life is. [...]

Watch Your Heart

Publication: Pastoral Letter, April 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: As some of you may know, I had open-heart surgery on January 21, 2000. I am writing this letter to you a little more than one month into my recovery, and so far, I am doing well. For the past year,. [...]

Lessons from Psalm 27

Publication:Pastoral Letter, December 1999 Dear Friend in Christ: I trust that this letter finds you and yours well. We are in a most significant season as we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus and as we come into a new millennium. Now, more than ever, we need. [...]

Seeking the Seekers

Publication: Pastoral Letter, August 1999 Dear Friend in Christ: This month, I want to share something that is strongly on my heart, and I believe is a word from the Lord to all of us. I also want to share some important news. I hope that you are having a. [...]

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