Of Once Being Lost…

The lights were dimmed, candles lit, and paintings depicting God’s amazing beauty and power displayed in creation framed our space for worship. Instead of being seated in the green chairs of the sanctuary, we were seated in the red chairs of the choir loft, creating a...

Of Asking Spiritual Questions..

We’re about halfway through Lent…maybe a little more than half way.  So how goes your Lent? As we’ve talked about in worship on Sundays, Lent is a time to be introspective, to ask God to examine our lives and to show us the places that do not bring...

Of Honest Prayer…

This Sunday we’ll be continuing our Lenten sermon series called, An Offered Life, which follows Psalm 25.  Psalm 25 – and frankly all the other Psalms – invite us to practice honest prayer.  Perhaps you think that when you approach God in prayer you have...

Of Prayers for 2016…

I know I’m pushing it here…can you write a New Year’s blog on February 4th???  This entry will be brief – intentionally so.  I want to share with you all, and ask you to join me, in three specific prayers for Gardens Presbyterian Church in...

Of Reflecting on a Year Passed…

Well, 2015 sure was a lot of fun – if not a little crazy! Obviously, as a family we experienced a good deal of change. We moved from St. Louis to Palm Beach Gardens, started new jobs, welcomed a new child into this world, and just last week I learned that my doctoral...