Church News (Page 2)
This week in church news…
Outreach 2019: Yard Sale, BBQ, Movie Night, Jazz Concert
Mid-Week Musing #6 – Connection
Zach talks about the importance of connection and illustrates with scripture and a video from some GSPC youth.
Mid-Week Musing #5: Encouragement
Eric VanderHeide goes on another walk, remembers someone who encouraged him greatly, and challenges himself and us to reach out and encourage someone today.
Mid-Week Musing #4: Corona-Conflict
Eric VanderHeide goes for a walk and ponders the Church as the Body of Christ as well as asking how we handle the conflict that can come from being “at-home” for extended periods.
Mid-Week Musing #3: Online Church
Chris Orr (now living in Washington state!) reflects on the experience of sharing in online worship at Good Shepherd during this time. He also shares an original song (in his inimitable fashion).
Son of Man
Clay Cupples shares an original poem after reflecting on the events of Palm Sunday.
Mid-Week Musing #2: Creation Care
Eric VanderHeide reflects on creation, creativity, COVID-19, and our place in God’s world.
Mid-Week Musing #1: Fear
Eric VanderHeide reflects on fear in the midst of COVID-19 and invites Jesus, the Prince of Peace, to be in our hearts and minds.
Mid-Week Musing Intro
Eric VanderHeide introduces “Mid-Week Musings”
Worry and the Value of Practice
What do you fear? For some it may be close to the surface and easy to name. Others may have to think a little harder. Having trouble with that? Let me prime the pump a bit: spiders, snakes, the dark, being alone, a certain person, your boss, your parents, your kids, the future, the Democrats, the Republicans, losing something, never finding something, not…
I Don’t Have Enough for That
I’m so busy. I don’t have time to exercise. I have so much to do AND I only slept four hours last night. I have thought and said and done all those things in my life. But I’ve also realized the futility of borrowing health from the future to get through the present. And (probably) because I’m a pastor, I have seen correlations between my attitudes…