Pastor’s Blog

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Good Friday

by Karen Engelke

Today is the day that we observe the death of Jesus on the cross. I pray that you will find the time…Yes, I said ‘find’ because it won’t just happen…find the time to sit and feel. I would suggest you get a Bible and turn to Isaiah 53 and read a prophecy of the Christ […]

Easter Thoughts

by Karen Engelke

It’s Palm Sunday this Sunday and Easter is just a week away. There are so many emotions that we go through at this time of year…all appropriate. There is a deep grieving that our hearts should go through as we remember the awful price that Jesus had to pay because of our sin. And that […]

Life and Death

by Karen Engelke

This morning my heart is full. And at the same time empty. Last night I got a call from my daughter-in-law that my son and their little girl had gone on a ride on a moped when the front wheel blew out, sending them hard into the ground…Thankfully they were both wearing helmets yet still […]

Bible Reading- Luke 15

by Karen Engelke

I would really encourage you to read through the Bible in a year…. There is a link on this site and it will give you the daily readings for each day…Some of my biggest growth in my Christian journey has been when I have stayed engaged in the Word of God… I confess, I get […]

My Prayer this Morning

by Karen Engelke

My prayer this morning: Almighty God….There are things facing us today that only You can control. Some of my friends are waiting for test results and anxiety robs their peace. Some of my friends are doing new things today that they have never done before and they are unsure of the results. Some of my […]

Mirror

by Karen Engelke

I’m doing the “Read the Bible Through in a Year” (except I get too caught up in it to just read the suggested reading;-) I’m reading in Exodus and how everything in the temple was built according to a pattern that God gave them and I came across this verse (Exodus 38:8): “They made the […]

Abortion

by Karen Engelke

My husband and I had the privilege of caring for a friend diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Honestly, as we watched him suffer and lose bodily functions, there were times I wished I could end his suffering and “help him home to heaven.” It was a year long process. But one of the sweetest […]