A Sanctuary for Healing

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED AUG 5 2020
I believe the church is the living portrait of what God is accomplishing in Christ. Simply put, the church is the artwork o…

The Honest Truth

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE JUL 28 2020
The church, universally and locally, is the artwork of God. Basically this claim implies that the church lives as a portray…

Poetry In Motion: A Vision for Being Church

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED JUL 15 2020
Two weeks ago I began a new message series with the Newark Church called Poetry In Motion. The series is about being the c…

Discipleship In Community: A Review

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE JUL 7 2020
Like other church denominations in America, Churches of Christ are facing many challenges in the twenty-first century. Whil…

A Little Musing on Sermon Preparation for Past…

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE JUN 30 2020
I’m a pastor who preaches. Like many other pastors, most Sundays I will be preaching a message to the church I serve….

A Little Letter with a Big Punch

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   3:09 PM ON SUN JUN 21 2020
Note: This Blog will be taking a Summer Break for the next few weeks. Sermons will continue to be posted on our sermon…

A Moratorium On The Word Biblical?

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON THU JUN 18 2020
I’m sure you’ve heard about the biblical truth, having a biblical worldview, the biblical view of manhood and w…

Scottish Sunday

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   8:51 AM ON MON JUN 15 2020
Scottish Sunday sees Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church taking time out to consider the historical roots of Presbyterian fait…

Virtual Communion

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:37 AM ON WED JUN 10 2020
Last Sunday some of us gathered around tables laid with bread and wine for a ‘virtual’ communion service. It is an unusual …

Let’s Not Turn Love Into a Platitude!

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED JUN 10 2020
Over the last several months we have witnessed society delve ever deeper into an abyss of contempt and hostility. Beginning…

Christianity and Racism: What Might We Do Next?

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON THU JUN 4 2020
On Monday, May 25, 2020 I watched the video clip of George Floyd being murdered by a Minneapolis Police Officer. It was hor…

The Pentecost Message Today: Becoming The Alte…

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE JUN 2 2020
This past Sunday was Pentecost Sunday. Many churches corporately observed Pentecost Sunday because it’s on the liturg…

The Holy Spirit

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   3:06 PM ON MON JUN 1 2020
Last Sunday we celebrated Pentecost Sunday, the Birthday of the church. An online service can be found here, a transcript o…

Like A Servant: The Necessity of Character in …

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED MAY 27 2020
If you’ve know me, then you know I read a lot. Mostly a wide range of books relating to theology and Christian minist…

Gathering Together

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:03 AM ON TUE MAY 26 2020
Here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian our online service last week focussed on ‘Church Unity.’ A video can be found here, a tra…

The Heroism Around Us

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:48 AM ON MON MAY 18 2020
The Heroism Around UsAn online service from this past Sunday here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church, “Ideal Homes” c…

Gratitude

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:25 AM ON MON MAY 11 2020
This past Sunday here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church we gave thanks for our Parents and for 55 years of the educationa…

Focus from the Scriptures

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:40 AM ON MON MAY 4 2020
It’s been months now. How quickly things changed! Maybe we feel impatient, living in close quarters with family members, o…

Fire Safety (Rev. Cindy Maybeck)

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:00 AM ON MON APR 27 2020
 Our online service from this past Sunday at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church can be found here. A transcript of the s…

Everyday Holiness (by Rev. Becca Crate)

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   11:16 AM ON MON APR 20 2020
Our online service from this past Sunday at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church can be found HERE. A transcript of the sermon …

Empty Church Easter

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:17 AM ON TUE APR 14 2020
 It was an unusual Easter this year. Because of the pandemic, most churches stayed closed and were as empty as the emp…

Community of the Long Haul

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:33 AM ON MON APR 6 2020
This past Sunday at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church we held an online “Patchwork Palm Passion Sunday Service.” Here’s a li…

God Revealed

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:45 AM ON MON MAR 30 2020
 God Revealed “If I lift up my eyes to the hills, where shall I find help? Help comes only from the Lord, Maker…

Strength and Courage

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:43 AM ON WED MAR 25 2020
Here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church we continue to minister through our online presence. Our sermon from last Sunday c…

Sailing Into Uncharted Seas

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   10:01 AM ON WED MAR 18 2020
This past Sunday here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian we had to cancel our service in the sanctuary and try something online i…

Does it pay to be Good?

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:28 AM ON MON MAR 9 2020
This past Sunday here at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church we reflected on whether seeking to live a good life actually mad…

An Open Invitation

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:13 AM ON MON MAR 2 2020
 This past Sunday at Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church, as we gathered around a table laid with bread and wine, one of …

Transfiguration – The Glory Story.

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:05 AM ON MON FEB 24 2020
This past Sunday was ‘Transfiguration Sunday.” Our sermon from the day can be found here. One of the few places you may di…

Praying for Your Children: One Roadmap for Pra…

• SPIRITUAL GRIT   3:10 PM ON THU FEB 20 2020
Today’s guest post is written by Jen Costanzo. Jen lives in small-town Pennsylvania with her husband and 3 kids. Jen enjo…

Owner of a Healthy Heart

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   9:56 AM ON MON FEB 17 2020
In the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:21-37) Jesus isolates the source of wrong actions. It all begins inside, at the cente…