The Owner & The Vinedressers

I am beginning a new sermon series on the gospel of Mark. Why? Because I have been impressed by how this shortest of the four gospels moves. It just takes off and all the stories connect well with the central theme of Mark, found in chapter 10 and verse 45, “For even the Son ofContinue reading “The Owner & The Vinedressers”

Drawing Closer To Jesus

I’m going to begin with a text from 2 Corinthians chapter 3 and verse 18. The scripture says, “ But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.” If youContinue reading “Drawing Closer To Jesus”

“Making Known His Victory”

Psalm 98, verse 1 says: “Oh, sing to the Lord a new song! For He has done marvelous things; His right hand and His holy arm have gained Him the victory.” What is this new song that the psalmist calls us to sing to the Lord? It is a song of victory. But whose victory?Continue reading ““Making Known His Victory””

In Hope… I led Worship from Home

Our Church service July 2, I led from home. We used Zoom because of COVID-19 cautions, Yes, I caught the bug this week, and my wife and a few others, but probably from different sources. Yet God is good. I had at first wanted to cancel the services, yet, God turned it around, and IContinue reading “In Hope… I led Worship from Home”

Midweek Pastoral Letter for June 7, 2022

Dear Folks, Happy midweek, this first part of June. Yes June! The month that summer begins and more sunshine is generally felt in the Northern Hemisphere. I am thankful for the blessing of daylight and sunshine which testify of our Creator’s love and care for this earth. God has made the sun to give physicalContinue reading “Midweek Pastoral Letter for June 7, 2022”

Mothers for Evangelism

A Mother’s Day sermon by Pastor Dean Read. https://youtu.be/-26sLIeqogc What is the hottest political button in today’s American news? It’s Roe-V-Wade…During this time of political and social strife in our country, and the heated controversy over the recently and illegally leaked Supreme Court opinions that threaten to overturn Roe-V-Wade, what does the Creator God haveContinue reading “Mothers for Evangelism”