One Year Later

One Year Later… As the first half of 2017 comes to a close, so does another important milestone: one full year for me as the lead pastor here at Aldersgate. A year ago I remember many people asking me, “Did you really ask to come to Aldersgate?” I replied over and over that not only…

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend. We all know that it is the unofficial kickoff to summer. There was some great weather and I know many people took advantage of it with trips to the lake, family cookouts, and more. Most of my weekend was consumed by another DIY project. My…

Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself Projects I’m not sure what happened. Something has changed in me. Over the last several weeks I have watched way too much TV… the HGTV channel to be specific. I am particularly fond of the renovation shows such as Fixer Upper, Home Town, and Property Brothers. Fixer Upper is my favorite. I’m…

A Look Back

A Look Back at Holy Week… What a great Holy Week and Easter at Aldersgate! A huge thank you to everyone who contributed to make it such a special time. I know that staff and volunteers alike worked very hard and it showed. A look back… Holy Week kicked off with Palm Sunday worship and…

Learning

As I drove to work this morning, I passed middle school students out waiting for the school bus. To be honest, they looked miserable. I could just imagine what kind of things were going through their minds. I’m pretty sure all of the thoughts had something to do with not having to go to school and…

Connected

Connected So, recently our family got a new addition. Her name is Alexa and we love having her around the house! I’m guessing some of you have an Alexa in your house too. Of course, when I speak of Alexa I am referring to a digital assistant from Amazon. These digital assistants have become incredibly…