Blog: Random Thoughts on Sunday's Sermon

Below are some random thoughts on this coming Sunday's message.  We hope they create a little time in your day to reflect on the journey of faith and life.  If they spur any thoughts, quotes, or experiences, please share them.  God moves among us as we share with each other.

March 6, 2014 | 12:18 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

It seems more and more churches have videos--it's the trendy thing to do! So not to be left out, this Monday I made a video to show at our Consistory meeting, which is the governing body of the...

March 5, 2014 | 10:51 am
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

Pastor Jes is a regular contributor to the blog “The Twelve. Reformed. Done Daily.” Today she is weaving her thoughts of All Saints Sunday, Ash Wednesday and her personal story of being adopted...

February 25, 2014 | 04:03 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Though a church may be in people’s neighborhood, they may still have to make a cultural commute when they enter a church. Keith Anderson lists some of the cultural commutes people make:

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February 14, 2014 | 10:37 am

The topic this Sunday has to do with control. It is a crowning achievement of the human condition to be able to have control in our lives, but we must ask ourselves how much control do we really...

February 13, 2014 | 01:04 pm

A few days ago Pastor Michael blogged about the concept of giving up control in our lives, moving out of the way to let God work. This kind of message makes me squirm. You can read it...

February 12, 2014 | 11:02 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Ok, admit it. When you speak to a cute baby you use weird sounds and made up words. We all do it, no matter how intelligent or sophisticated we are. Even Einstein probably leaned over an adorable...

February 11, 2014 | 10:42 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

When I was ordained as a pastor in my first church, a great friend and mentor gave the sermon for the occasion. I can still recall the text he used: "I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the...

February 6, 2014 | 03:28 pm

The other day my son was telling me about a classmate who has a history of classroom disruption and behavior issues.

“Mom, he doesn’t do that anymore. He cares about feelings now. He is...

January 30, 2014 | 09:42 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

As much as we love church, we all have our frustrations with it. I came across a piece in The Washington Post entitled "...

January 27, 2014 | 12:37 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

When you look up the word sanctuary in the dictionary one of the definitions that is offered is “a place of refuge.” I love that definition especially when I think of our brothers and sisters who...

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