The Gift
by Pete Nelson on May 20th, 2022
Our daughter Alina is getting married this weekend. Of course, this represents such a mixed bag of emotions! I remember one comedian who stated the definition of mixed emotions: “when your mother-in-law drives your brand-new car off a cliff…” I know, that’s horrible… But admit it, you laughed!The mixed emotions every father of the bride goes through is that on the one hand you are wildly happy for...  Read More
Psalms and Sinus Infections
by Dan Vandzura on May 14th, 2022
I have a love-hate relationship with Spring. While I will never complain about warmer weather, longer days, and incredibly colorful drives through South Jersey, it also tends to bring a pollen, allergies, and a nasty sinus infection.Unfortunately, that seems to be the case this week as a nasty headache, stuffy nose, and full head has caught up with me. Whenever it happens it always slows me down. ...  Read More
In God the Father
by Josh Cervone on May 6th, 2022
In my last blog post, we got an overview of the Apostle’s Creed. A very brief fly over about what it is and where it may have come from. In this post and the next two or three after it, we are going to look at some of the specific sections of the Creed more closely and see how they can teach us, edify us, and disciple us in our walk.The Apostle’s Creed is written in three sections. The first discu...  Read More
by Pete Nelson on April 22nd, 2022
Today I’m on an airplane heading to see our new granddaughter! Not only that , but it’s the first day people can fly without wearing a face mask (although 60% are)! There is some freedom today! The stewards are enjoying this and it’s great to see smiling faces and if you’re reading this it means we also safely landed, which would be a huge plus! If not, and this iPad is recovered, I leave all of m...  Read More
Slow Down, Be Sad
by Dan Vandzura on April 15th, 2022
I was fairly young when Fred Rogers of “Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood” passed away; however, I have my fair share of memories of the man and his show from my childhood. In recent years a number of movies and documentaries have come out about him, and one of the key things often highlighted about his philosophy was that his desire was not to simply stimulate children and move them on to the next thing i...  Read More
We Believe
by Josh Cervone on April 8th, 2022
Growing up, my parents and I attended a United Methodist church. It is a gorgeous, steepled church set in the farmland of Salem County. Each Sunday morning, we would gather and worship with our church family. And right in the middle of the service, we would corporately recite the Apostle’s Creed. I haven’t regularly recited this ancient Christian text in many years, but I still remember it word fo...  Read More