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 25, 2016 | 10:41 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

One caveat before I begin: if the pastor calls and asks you to do something, the answer is always “yes”! Now, on to saying “no.”

We are overwhelmed with decisions about great things we can...

February 18, 2016 | 10:43 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

“The past is never dead. It's not even past.” This is a line William Faulkner wrote in Requiem for a Nun, and it has prompted many to ponder, what exactly did he mean? Given that the...

February 12, 2016 | 10:20 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Differences and disagreements are inevitable in our relationships. They show up in marriages, businesses, schools, and even churches! Much of the conflict stems from the belief that our position...

February 4, 2016 | 12:09 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

All my life I’ve wanted to be called Michael. But growing up, everyone defaulted to Mike. I guess “Michael” felt to formal for kids on the playground.

After college, I tried once again to be...

January 13, 2016 | 11:53 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Now that Christmas is past, I’m doing a little survey that has two parts. Part 1: How many of us have Christmas presents under the tree that we’ve yet to open? I await your responses, but I’m...

December 15, 2015 | 09:52 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Several years ago, I made a visit on Christmas morning to a parishioner who was in an assisted living home. He had a debilitating neurological disease that gradually impaired his speech. In his...

December 1, 2015 | 05:43 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

I know some say that life is about the journey, not the destination. But as I read this week’s passage in Luke (3:1-6), I begin to question this. The passage says, “the crooked shall be made...

November 23, 2015 | 02:20 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Life can become hard, and then can become even harder. When trouble upon trouble come our way, we easily begin to expect that more trouble is just around the corner. We slowly lose hope that...

November 19, 2015 | 11:20 am
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

The old saying goes, “Hindsight is 20/20.” It’s easy to look back and know what we should have done. Now we know that we should have bought Apple stock when it went public in 1980. Or that we...

November 18, 2015 | 03:25 pm
Posted by Rev. Michael Bos

Memoirs and autobiographies are now perennially best-sellers. This is probably because people use them as a way to spin their life stories into entertaining and positive tales. I love Bill Clinton...