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.

February 15, 2018 | 12:01 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Yesterday morning many people stopped by their local church to have ashes placed on their foreheads. As the mark of the cross was made, the following words were spoken, “From dust you came and to...

February 14, 2018 | 12:43 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

One of the hardest things to handle is when someone offers “constructive criticism” and it’s clear that the intent was never to be constructive. Their goal wasn’t to help you become a better you....

October 26, 2017 | 04:06 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

We’re down to the last of the seven deadly sins: greed. In preparing for this Sunday’s sermon, I came across a quote that arrested my attention. Graham Tomlin said, greed “takes over when I begin...

October 2, 2017 | 04:29 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

When I made my profession of faith, which is like confirmation, the pastor presented me with a Bible with a verse highlighted especially for me. My verse was from Romans: “Meanwhile, the moment we...

September 26, 2017 | 03:51 pm
Posted by Cynthia Powell

Michael Bos is doing a sermon series here at West End on the Seven Deadly Sins. Believe me, it’s not easy finding choral music that fits the topic, but there is one for this week’s deadly sin,...

August 20, 2017 | 10:27 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

There has been a flurry of posts, articles, emails, etc., about what we should all be doing to oppose the hatred and rage we have seen rise from the white supremacists and neo-Nazis within the alt...

August 15, 2017 | 04:55 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." – Seneca

I came across this quote in the book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl...

June 15, 2017 | 02:22 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Long ago there were ten people with no plan who changed the world. They began a new religious order without a strategic plan, timeline, SWAT analysis, or brand position. Their vision was simply to...

June 8, 2017 | 01:28 pm
Posted by Rev. Jes Kast

16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All...

May 18, 2017 | 10:39 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

This month contains some very special days. Saturday is World Fiddle Day. Monday is Accounting Day. Tuesday is Title Track Day. And Thursday is Wine Day. Just in case you’re wondering, I’m not...