Reflections

Photo and Commentary (c)2018 by Russell Jurgensen Thursday, March 29, 2018 This image is at Long Beach, WA on a rainy day. Some days might seem rainy and gray with nothing interesting at all. That might be a great time to look for fun activities to do with family,...

The “Adventist” Bible Passage

Decades ago, as the story goes, Neal Wilson (the Adventist world president at the time) was overseas visiting a foreign dignitary, who asked him, “If you could give me a Bible passage that summarizes the Seventh-day Adventist teaching, what might it be?”...

Daily Catch

Photo and Commentary ©2018 by Darren Milam Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Jesus was known as the “Fisher of men.” Here’s the Message’s version of Matthew 4:18-20: “Walking along the beach of Lake Galilee, Jesus saw two brothers: Simon (later called Peter) and Andrew. They...

Two Reasons It’s OK to Be Serene

(Sorry for the recent drought in these Pastor’s Blogs–it’s been a busy last few days! I’m shooting for a daily or near-daily entry, so check back!) I got to thinking about serenity this week, and how little of it there is. One reason it seems...

Golden-crowned Kinglet I

Photo and Commentary ©2018 by Robert Howson Tuesday, March 27, 2018 It seems like a contradiction of terms: one of the smallest of birds, yet, without any apparent fear of man. Unlike many species which flee with the smallest distraction, this elfin bundle of energy...