Pastor's Pen
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Pastor's Pen: How to deal with your past

A “past.” Everybody has one. There are positive experiences and there are negatives ones. Some are wonderful memories. Others are more like nightmares we’d like to forget, or at … more

Pastor's Pen: ‘God gave me...a what?’ - 1Corinthians 12

With the way things are in life, we strive on having the ability to have a nice listing of choices. One just has to look at his/her cell phone to see all the “apps” on it. I noticed that … more

Pastor's Pen: Lent

Lent is the time between Ash Wednesday and Easter, approximately 46 days. On Ash Wednesday we get ashes on our foreheads as a reminder of our humanness. It culminates on Easter Sunday as we celebrate … more

Pastor's Pen: Playing favorites, good for the soul

Using the expression “playing favorites” generally means giving an advantage to one person or group and causing a disadvantage to others. Stick the word “your” in the middle … more

Pastor's Pen: The Difference One Person Can Make

By the time we reach the end of January, all the celebrations are over: Hanukkah, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Kwanza, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, and Epiphany. It is now time to … more

Pastor's Pen: Dr. King

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 95 years old next week. He didn’t make it to 40. He was killed for standing up for what is right – for equality, for peace, for love … more

Christian Retreat in Bovina NYE program

If you’re looking for a quiet and prayerful way to enter the New Year, Cloud-Bearing Mountain Christian Retreat’s New Year’s Program might be for you. The program will begin at 8:30 … more

Pastor's Pen: Joy to the World

“Joy to the world! The Lord is come; let earth receive her King: Let every heart prepare Him room, and heaven and nature sing.” Despite the fact that Christmas is now behind us for … more

Pastor's Pen: Stay Awake and Keep Conscious

Recently my wife and I took a trip to our native city, Seoul, Korea. It was a direct flight from Newark Airport which took us 14 hours in the air. Sardined on the airplane seat, having lack of oxygen … more

Pastor's Pen: Advent

Advent season begins with the first Sunday of December. The definition of the word Advent is: The first season of the Christian church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four … more

Pastor's Pen: Becoming the Best Version of the Church

“God gave you a fingerprint that no one has, so that you can leave an imprint that no one else can.” (     Scientists tell us that of the … more

Pastor Pen: Have you drifted?

Drift. Drifting. The clouds drift in the sky. Our imagination takes us along in a daydream as we drift with the clouds. We can drift in a canoe or kayak down the river. We can drift off to sleep. … more
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