Category: The Pastor’s Piece

Oct 15, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – October 17, 2021

I had some goodwill items to drop off the other day. The goodwill place was a hub of activity when I arrived and I had to wait in line for a few minutes before I could make my drop. There was one guy in a pickup that must have had 25 boxes of stuff to carry in. He and one of the attendants worked steadily at getting everything inside.

Oct 10, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – October 10, 2021

Lately, I’ve received more feedback than usual concerning this opinion column. As a general rule, the feedback I receive is very positive and affirmative. To be honest, I don’t get a whole lot of feedback except for an occasional text message or email or phone call. The most feedback I receive is face to face with people I run into on the street. 

Oct 1, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – October 3, 2021

The other day, I was talking to a young man in his mid 20’s with a young family. I was telling him about our church in Martintown, Wisconsin and everything that’s been happening lately and down through the years since my wife and I have been here and so blessed by God. 

Sep 24, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – September 26,2021

Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution.


They have a range of about 20 miles before they overheat, break down or run out of gas. Only the owner knows how to operate the door to get in or out. It is difficult to drive fast with all the fencing tools, grease rags, ropes, chains, buckets, boots and loose papers in the cab. The dog on the toolbox looks mean.

Sep 17, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – September 19, 2021

The question is often asked: “Why is unbelief such a big deal? Why would someone’s failure to believe in Jesus Christ lead to eternal damnation?”

It isn’t uncommon to hear something like this: “Sally is a really nice person. She’s faithful to her husband. She is a wonderful mother to her children. She doesn’t use profane language. She’s never committed a crime. She’s a good neighbor. She’s involved in her community. She’s really great to be around. But she’s just not very religious.

Sep 13, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – September 12, 2021

C.S. Lewis once stated,
“There is no neutral ground in the universe; every square inch, every split second, is claimed by God and counter-claimed by Satan.”
Most Christians are not shocked at the cultural battles we are facing today, but the number of fronts can seem daunting. Enemies of God are using every possible crisis to gain power – and they have – and we have been in a purposeful state of perpetual conflict as a result.

Sep 3, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – September 5, 2021

Just saw on the news where the world champion tongue-twister was arrested. I hope they give the guy a tough sentence.

My wife and I took a drive to Dixon, Illinois last week. If you like corn and bean fields, which I do, it’s a very beautiful drive.

Aug 27, 2021

The Pastor’s Piece – August 29, 2021

Recently, I was reading a story about a man in his 20’s who asked one of his elder mentors, “What would you say to your 30-year-old self if you could talk to him?”

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