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PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/1/18 Hearing - Dorricott
PIERCE COUNTY:8/28/18 County Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 7/19/18 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE CO. LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/26/18 Board of Adjustment Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 6/26/18 County Board Minutes
Aldi breaks grounds; what's next for Perkins?
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June 24, 2018
COUNTRY PASTOR: Whoever is wise
"Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the Lord." Psalm 107:43 The 107th Psalm is an amazing summary of God's dealings with His people. It is amazing because throughout the Psalm we see the Israelites in regards to their relationship with God;...
June 24, 2018 - 11:00am
June 16, 2018
Country Pastor column: 'Summer' is for 'Sabbath' and Sabbath means to rest
The programming year for most of us pastors has just come to a close. This is also true for most of our ministry partners, as Sunday School classes (for both adults and children), along with most of our other programming, often takes a break for the summer. This isn't a bad thing....
June 16, 2018 - 10:00am
June 9, 2018
Country Pastor column: All is well and all will be well
Lisa called last week. She didn't want to trouble me, but she was headed into surgery to remove a tumor and remembered I had had the same type...
June 9, 2018 - 10:00am
May 27, 2018
COUNTRY PASTOR: On Memorial Day, remembering the ultimate reward
"Whoever loves his own life will lose it; whoever hates his own life in this world will keep it for life eternal." John 12:5
May 27, 2018 - 8:00am
May 5, 2018
Country Pastor column: Reclaiming evangelicalism
Then Paul stood in front of the Areopagus and said, "Athenians, I see how extremely religious you are in every way. For as I went through the city and looked carefully at the objects of your worship, I found among them an altar with the inscription, 'To an unknown god.' What therefore...
May 5, 2018 - 5:00am
April 28, 2018
Country Pastor column: God is your Good Shepherd
I can't count the number of times I've watched a movie and the extras are all dressed in black while the pastor/priest reads "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death..." [Psalm 23:4, KJV]. So there tends to be a tendency to think of Psalm 23 as the "death psalm."...
April 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 14, 2018
Country Pastor: I know that my Redeemer lives!
"Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came early to the tomb, while it was still dark, and saw the stone already taken away from the tomb." John 20:1 Even though Easter has come and gone we are still in the Easter Season of the church year. When Jesus rose from the dead,...
April 14, 2018 - 11:06am
April 4, 2018
Country Pastor column: April 4, 50 years ago
I remember walking through your childhood home and seeing the upstairs porch you fell off. It could have been the end, but it wasn't. I remember standing on the spot where one of your opponents, before a huge crowd, pledged to defeat your mission. I remember sitting in my car looking...
April 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
March 31, 2018
Country Pastor column: A new way forward
Death certainly has a way of getting our attention. As a pastor in our community, when I assist in the planning of a funeral or memorial, I see it all the time. There is something about death that causes us to stop and cherish the meaning and the beauty of life. And it is in those...
March 31, 2018 - 10:00am
March 24, 2018
Country Pastor column: Worry much?
Do not worry about anything, but in everything, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. ~Philippians 4:6-7 Do you ever find...
March 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 17, 2018
COUNTRY PASTOR: Our Christian faith is a crossword puzzle.
I enjoy the challenge of the daily crossword puzzles in the newspaper, at least early in the week. Later in the week they become more difficult, and I haven't the time or brains to wrestle with them. For a Christian, life is an enormous crossword puzzle; where we are challenged...
March 17, 2018 - 2:23pm
March 4, 2018
Country Pastor column: Godfulness is the problem
Dear Christians, In response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, I have seen many, many people lay the blame on the growing godlessness of American society. God doesn't anchor morality anymore! Church isn't important to people! Prayer isn't allowed in schools!...
March 4, 2018 - 7:49am
February 17, 2018
Country Pastor column: Since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another
"This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another." (1 John 4:10-11) It is not hard to see that the theme of these verses of Scripture is the theme...
February 17, 2018 - 3:13pm
December 24, 2017
Country Pastor: Nativity shed
Four sheets of plywood, a dozen 2-by-4s, some scruffy shake shingles and ten bales of straw; that's all we needed to make a life-size nativity...
December 24, 2017 - 7:49am
November 12, 2017
Pastor column: Gratitude changed my life
Gratitude: Seriously, it changed my life! I have to confess: there was a time when I was a bit of a curmudgeon. The graduate school education I had been pursuing at that time — a thing called seminary (that's the grad school many pastors have to attend before being allowed to...
November 12, 2017 - 9:00am