Fellowship in Christ: Grace Received, Grace Ex…

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE DEC 1 2020
A common practice among all congregations within the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement is weekly participation in the Lor…

The Big Bad, Rex Has Gone Mad Chili

• KINGDOM SEEKING   4:51 PM ON SUN NOV 15 2020
We hosted a couple of families for a chili supper the other night, serving my homemade chili which I call The Big Bad, Rex …

Can We Change The Way Churches Seek Ministers?

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE NOV 10 2020
I’ve had numerous ministry friends that have been fired. I too was once fired, even though I wasn’t involved in…

To My Fellow Christians Living In America

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED OCT 28 2020
To my fellow Christians living in America, can I share with you a concern I have as a pastor?

America is now officially …


Imagine Conference: Living On Earth As In Heaven

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE OCT 13 2020
You’re invited to participate in the Imagine Conference this coming Friday and Saturday hosted by the Newark Church o…

Time To Celebrate: The Parable of the Prodigal…

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE SEP 29 2020
I grew up hearing the story Jesus tells in Luke 15:11-32 spoken of as The Parable of the Prodigal Son.* It’s a wonderful …

Diversity and the Wisdom of God

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON TUE SEP 22 2020
I believe in the church. By saying that, I don’t mean that I believe the church is the source of salvation. As believ…

Go and Listen: Racism, Justice, and Christiani…

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED SEP 16 2020
The Christian church in America has an image problem of its own making. That was the sentiment I had after reading the book…

Let Us Fix Our Eyes

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED SEP 9 2020
My favorite Stanley Hauerwas quote says “Jesus is Lord, and everything else is bullshit.” I know those with sen…

Welcoming Reconciliation: Embracing Christian …

• KINGDOM SEEKING   12:00 AM ON WED AUG 19 2020
As I have stated in the previous four posts, I believe the church is the living portrait of what God is accomplishing in Ch…

The Last Post

• MOUNT HEBRON MUSINGS   3:08 PM ON FRI AUG 14 2020
  Thank you for viewing this blog.My time serving at Mount Hebron came to an end in August 2020.So no more blogs …

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…

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 …

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…

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…

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…