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Don’t Give Up on Kindness

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

“So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up.” (Galations 6:9) This verse from Galations encourages us to persevere in showing kindness to our sisters and brothers in Christ, and also to those who mistreat us. But sometimes it is […]

Psalms – Hope for Anxious People

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

American¬† Psychiatric Association reports in an article dated May 7, 2018: “Americans say they are more anxious than a year ago; baby boomers report greatest increase in anxiety.” We are not the only ones, though, who have dealt with anxiety. Reading the Psalms reveals a people who also faced stress and experienced an anxious life. […]

30 Years of Sermons

by Pastor Joel Lohafer

Sunday I celebrate my 30th anniversary of my ordination into ministry. 30 years of preaching means about 52 sermons each year, plus special services and funerals, weddings, etc… When I do the math the total is over 1700 sermons. Truth be told I remember very few as exceptional and great oratorical proclamations. So why did […]