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Fathers and Sons United

June 19, 2020 by: Doug Knox

Malachi 4:5-6 Fathers and the Honor Due Them One of the last books to have been written in the Old Testament is Malachi’s prophecy.  There the prophet issues a wake-up call to a people whose worship has become mechanical.  The passion in th... Keep Reading

Reflecting on Twenty Years at Goss Memorial

June 12, 2020 by: Kevin Burkholder

I recently crossed a date on the calendar that meant I had served on staff at Goss Memorial for twenty full years. For today's blog post, I wanted to share just a few reflections. 1. I have regrets. Sometimes you will hear people say things such as "Live with no reg... Keep Reading

Luke 9 Risky Business Sometimes God allows us to achieve our deepest desires in our life work.  This does not mean we own the call, however.  We often use the phrase, “God’s purpose for my life,” to describe our calling from the... Keep Reading

"Running on Bad Fuel"

May 7, 2020 by: Ryan Lawrence

I’ll admit that I am pretty ignorant about certain things mechanical with cars. One thing I am aware of, however, is that you don’t put diesel in an unleaded only car. I also have learned, through experience, that leaving gasoline in a tank over the winter... Keep Reading

I Know It's Difficult

May 1, 2020 by: Kevin Burkholder

It's difficult.  You're tired. Tired of news of sickness and death.  Tired of homeschooling and trying to juggle the rest of life all at the same time. Tired of not seeing your grandkids.  Or your friends, or your own parents.  Tired of Zoom c... Keep Reading

I Miss My Church

April 23, 2020

  I miss my church. I miss my friends. I miss just going out and doing anything. I miss going to a restaurant and being waited upon and having the hot food brought right to my table. I miss Tuesdays at the Senior Center, Mondays at the Radio Reading Service, Wed... Keep Reading

Life and Faith During the Coronavirus

April 16, 2020 by: Doug Knox

Psalm 1 Life in the Slow Lane No one needs me to tell him that the COVID-19 virus has impacted us in ways that were unimaginable four months ago.  Whether we suffer with the virus, suffer under quarantine, suffer because we have lost a job, worry if our jo... Keep Reading

Video Calling my Soul

April 10, 2020 by: Ryan Lawrence

If you are trying to work from home, become a home-school teacher or just trying to stay connected with friends and family, chances are you are now stepping more fully into the world of video calling. I have long desired to make video calls more of the norm rather tha... Keep Reading

A Pastor's Pandemic Concerns

April 3, 2020 by: Kevin Burkholder

For this week's blog entry I prepared a short video. My hope is to share some pastoral concerns and challenges in the midst of a global pandemic. I am one pastor and one voice. I intend these thoughts for your consideration today, but certainly not to cover every last... Keep Reading

There’s a new song called “Smile” by a band named Sidewalk Prophets.  The chorus says this: There’s always a reason To always choose joy There’s something deeper That the world can’t destroy Smile, when you think you can&r... Keep Reading