Posts by David Hall

Posts by David Hall

From Your Pastor, February 25

Victimology and THE Victim “He was despised, rejected, a man of sorrows, acquainted with grief.” (Is. 53:3) “The reason my Father loves me is that I lay down my life—only to take it up again. No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down and authority to take it up.” (John 10:17-18)  In a recent…

From Your Pastor, February 18

Acclaiming Christ Through Stewardship: Onward! “For everyone who has will be given more, and he will have an abundance.” (Mt. 25:29)  Let me begin your morning with what seems like a fantasy question: What if your love for Christ’s work in and for you overflowed to allow you to invest $3 million dollars over a few years to support and build the work of Christ’s…

From Your Pastor, February 11

Flawed People?  In our Genesis study (it’s never too late to join us on Wed. nights @ 6:30 in the 1987 sanctuary), we are seeing a theme develop, beginning with the patriarch Abraham: some of these heroes of the faith are fairly flawed. That accurate observation gives rise both to realism about our spiritual ancestors and also to comfort among imperfect…

From Your Pastor, February 4

Trouble Sleeping? “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Mt. 11:28-30)  Some of you may have seen the plaque over a church nursery (or at home!) that grabs out of…