Pastor John's Blog
 
Author: Pastor John Created: 3/30/2009 8:19 AM
The spiritual journey of a young pastor.

The following is an excerpt from my sermon on singleness.  I removed it from the body of the sermon before delivering it and instead, worked these ideas into the closing prayer.

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We are starting a brand new message series at Blessed Hope on relationships.

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It's difficult to think of God as "unchanging."  Our lives and everything around us are changing so rapidly, how can we imagine a God that stays the same.

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This Sunday will be Blessed Hope’s first time at LOEWS THEATRES.

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I’m not single… and I will not be single in the future.

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Birthdays can set us up for disappointment.

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I’d like to thank all the young adults who came out to support the AIDS-Awareness coffee house on Friday. This is such a huge issue that Blessed Hope—the entire church is getting on board with—we need everyone’s help. This event was just the beginning.

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I recently found myself downtown at a McDonalds, eating a yogurt parfait, and listening to another pastor talk about purity from across the table.

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I’m very excited about what God has for Blessed Hope Community Church in 2007.  I have personally been praying much...

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I sometimes wonder if I'm really living according to God's plan for me.  So often, we fall short of his splender.  Some days, from the second we get up, things go wrong one after the next.  In response, I find myself trying harder.  But no matter how hard I try, it doesn't seem to be enough.  No matter how hard I try, how much I pray, how much I fast... it still isn't enough.  I'm not in control, and never will be.

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