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From the Pastor’s Study – 8/18/19 I recall an old Frank and Ernest comic strip depicting the two title characters in Scottish Glengarry hats and kilts standing next to a sign reading, “This way to Loch Ness.” As a tiny lizard crawls by, one says to the other, “Aye Laddie, […]

From the Pastor’s Study – Honesty and Debt

American history used to be taught to school children not simply to inform them about the past and their place in the world, but also to instruct them about their civic responsibilities. It was also a vehicle for educating young people in virtue. Admittedly, occasional fanciful events were presented as […]

From the Pastor’s Study – July 20, 1969

Hanging on my office wall is a framed copy of the July 21, 1969 edition of the Detroit Free Press. I came across this old yellowed newspaper as I was cleaning out my mother’s house after she died. The bold headline on the paper reads, “Man Walks on Moon!” I […]

Don’t Be Missed

From the Pastor’s Study (5/19/19) Early in my ministry a young lady who was a part of the same youth group I was back in high school visited my home. While I did not fully appreciate it at the time (I knew no different), when I was in high school […]