Spirituality Will Escalate

In Philippians, Paul writes about striving to lay hold of the upward call of God.  There is a sense that, no matter how spiritual he may have become, he can go further. We live in a world where … [Read more...]

History of Greensky UMC


Over the past two Sundays, I have talked about and shown pictures of the Greensky United Methodist Church, Charle-voix, Michigan, near Petoskey.  Here is the information that I gave in a more complete … [Read more...]

You Never Know Who You Might Save


Dear Trinity Friends, He was part of a surf boat crew that sought to save shipwrecked sailors in the nineteenth century.  Everything was oar-powered.  Working in stormy surf was difficult and … [Read more...]

Spring is on the Way!

Dear Friends, Spring is coming. I can tell from all of the door hangers put out by lawn services!  But more. Not only can we see the grass, but even the first hints of green.  The cold may hang on, … [Read more...]

Hang in there!

robin in snow 2

Winter is winding down, but with a few bumps on the road.  I have not put the snow blower or shovels away yet. Last Sunday, even as I was not able to find our painted robin for the pulpit, I had … [Read more...]