From The Pastors

April 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: As many of you know the 2019 Special Session of General Conference has completed its work. Eight hundred and sixty-four United Methodist delegates from across the United States, Africa, Europe and Philippines met in St. Louis from Feb. 24-26 to consider paragraphs of The Book of Discipline concerning human…

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March 2019

I want to share part of my sermon from Jan 20, 2019 with you as we wait for the results from the upcoming 2019 Special General Conference being held February 23 – 26, 2019. I Hope and pray that this sermon will help you (the congregation) with how we solve this issue in the love…

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February 2019

THE REASON WHY I LOVE OUR CHURCH CHILDREN “Whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant” (Mark 10:43). In Christ I love all men and women, but I especially love the sweetness of children. There are three main reasons why children inspire me. First, children have very pure hearts. Second, they do…

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January 2019

“The best of all is, God is with us!” – The Journal of John Wesley, ed., Percy Livingstone Parker, (Chicago, IL: Moody Press), 419   During this winter season, what is your favorite thing to do? Mine is having a cup of “Peppermint Mocha.” You can easily find it as a seasonal drink at any…

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December 2018

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 There is a novel, Robinson Crusoe, written by Daniel Defoe. It is a story about a man shipwrecked on a desert island. After that, he had to lead a…

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November 2018

Title: It is that time again to ask God for help for our Parish and The United Methodist Church Matthew 7:8-Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Pastor Ran and I want to say “Thanks” to you. Thanks for fully…

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October 2018

The Special General Conference meeting in February of 2019, will be offered three options (The One Church Plan, The Connectional Conference Plan, The Traditional Plan) submitted by the Commission on A Way Forward to help direct the church in the coming years. Many of the bishops in the U.S. and our Wisconsin Annual Conference bishop,…

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September 2018

I have written a series of easily understandable articles for many months, continuing in the September newsletter, to explain Methodism through my ministerial experiences and theologies. This month, I wrote a short article about Holy Communion based on Methodist theology. I hope these articles will help you better understand Methodism as it pertains to Holy…

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August 2018

In continuation of the series of easily understandable articles I began in February to explain about Methodism through my ministerial experiences, below is August’s article. I hope these articles will help you better understand Methodism and confirm and develop your faithful identification as a Methodist. I look forward to hearing any questions and thoughts about…

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July 2018

In February I began writing a series of articles in the monthly newsletter to help explain and make Methodism easier to understand through my ministerial experiences. July’s article is below. I hope these articles will help you better understand Methodism and confirm and develop your faithful identification as a Methodist. Please let me know if…

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