Pastoral Perspectives

REST FOR THE WEARY

Sometimes we make the mistake of thinking that what God wants for us is contrary to what we want for…

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WELCOMING BLESSINGS, HOPE AND PEOPLE

Being welcomed is a great experience.  When we are welcomed into places such as a new home, neighborhood, workplace, school…

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LEARNING FROM SPARROWS

Many of us know from our childhood or even as adults what it is like to be bullied. Somebody threatens…

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BREAD FOR THE WORLD

In many places of the world, bread is a common food.  In a variety of countries, it is a basic…

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A PROFOUND REVELATION

Our relationships move to a deeper level every time we reveal more about ourselves to another.  Self-revelation is an act…

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NOW WHAT DO WE DO?

“Men of Galilee, why are you standing there looking at the sky (Acts 1:11)?” After his resurrection from the dead,…

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HOLY CONSOLATION

Loneliness feels awful.  Loneliness is often accompanied by other feelings like emptiness, fear, anger, resentment and jealousy. Loneliness is created…

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A VIRTUAL HOME TOUR

A VIRTUAL HOME TOUR Jesus says, “In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places (John 14:1-12).”   This great passage…

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A SHEPHERD’S CARE

As a child, one of my favorite pictures was that of a shepherd carrying a lamb on his shoulders.  I…

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FROM DISAPPOINTMENT TO RECOGNITION

Disappointment means an appointment was dissed.  We were looking forward to an experience of something good, beneficial or helpful and…

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