At the Pownal UMC's Candlelight Celebration we remember that in the midst of everything that seems to be going wrong in the world, and in our lives, there is a way…
The heart of the word “repent” comes from the Greek word metanoia, which refers to a complete turn-around of one’s self, choosing a new direction. It’s not simply understanding the…
On Christ the King Sunday, we talked about who it is, exactly, that we are waiting for in this Advent season: the King of King, the Lord of Lords, our…
In his second letter to the Thessalonians, Paul talks about some of the members of the community of faith who are idle, not producing, not contributing to society. By choice, and…

The power of prayer

September 22, 2019
Prayer is powerful stuff. But we don't always really understand its. We think whatever we pray for will just happen. We think we can use prayer to force people to…

True fandom

September 8, 2019
Today we talk about what it will cost us to be a disciple, rather than just a fan, of Jesus. Discipleship isn't easy. It takes hard work, commitment, and sacrifice.…
It seems like there's always someone watching us. And unfortunately, when we're being watched it's rarely someone looking out for us. They're looking to see us mess up. They want…