For five-weeks at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, we were in our series Untold. That series came to an end last week, and next Sunday we will be away on our Day of Retreat. So this past Sunday, we took time to count the costs of following Jesus, by exploring through the three short stories from… Continue reading Company of the Committed: Counting the Costs of Following Jesus.
For the past five weeks at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, we have looked to unlock some untold sides of famous Biblical characters and situations, to find the compassionate heart of God that extends both grace and mercy to the broken individuals he chooses to use. We just came to an end with this series. In… Continue reading UNTOLD: Finishing a five week journey of unlocking famous biblical stories
For the past few weeks, East Petersburg Mennonite Church has invited me to take a Transitional Break. This several week break was designed to give both me and the church a chance to own and mark my transition from Associate Pastor to Lead Pastor. This break started after Easter Sunday and stretches to Mother's Day… Continue reading An Update From My Transitional Break
This year, as I move from Associate Pastor to Lead Pastor at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, I was encouraged to mark the change by taking a little over three weeks as a Transitional Break. Thankfully, that Transitional Break has provided me with the opportunity to get down to Orlando, for the Exponential East Conference of 2017. This… Continue reading Live from Exponential East in Orlando.
I want to invite you out to the 8th Annual Spring Kick Off Car Show is coming to the East Petersburg Community Park on May 6th, 2017. This is an amazing time put together by the Vagabond's Rod and Custom Club and the East Petersburg Events Committee. If you have a vintage, classic or spruced up ride;… Continue reading 8th Annual Spring Kick Off Car Show Coming To The East Petersburg Park
In our neighborhood, we are blessed by businesses and organizations that are actually working to make a difference in the world and in our local community. One of those organizations that is looking to invest in our local community with resources, is Magnolias of Lancaster. They are planning a free resourceful support group on memory loss.… Continue reading Free Support Group for Family and Friends that are affected by Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.
The East Petersburg Minister's Meet Up is a small town ministerium collaborating together to be resourced and to invest in our neighborhood of East Petersburg, PA. We gather on the last Thursday of every month at 12:00p. Our group is mostly pastors, but other church and ministry leaders are welcome. If you are interested in attending… Continue reading Today, the East Petersburg Minister’s Meet Up Meets with Robert Garvey of Magnoilas of Lancaster
On the first and third Thursdays of February, March and April; we are studying a series at East Petersburg Mennonite Church called, "In the Dust of the Rabbi." We gather at 7:00p. It is my desire to invite you into the dust of the rabbi, for this exciting series. During his ministry in Israel, Jesus called… Continue reading You Are Invited Into The Dust Of The Rabbi On The First And Third Thursdays
The East Petersburg Minister's Meet Up is a small town ministerium collaborating together to be resourced and to invest in our neighborhood of East Petersburg, PA. We gather on the last Thursday of every month at 12:00p. Our group is mostly pastors, but other church and ministry leaders are welcome. If you are interested in attending… Continue reading Today, the East Petersburg Minister’s Meet Up Meets with Mayor Jeff Geoghan.
A few years ago, I came across the writings of Andrew Murray. My first introduction to him was through a book he wrote, With Christ in the School of Prayer. Contagiously inspired by the book, I went on to explore most of his books and teachings. I continue to be deeply shaped by his writings.… Continue reading 7 Thoughts We Can’t Ignore from Andrew Murray on the Lord’s Prayer