Susan and I just returned from an incredible cruise, visiting key sites such as Ephesus, Athens, and Corinth where the Apostle Paul relentlessly shared the Good News of Jesus Christ. The photo above was taken as we walked through the ruins of Ephesus as we literally walked where Paul walked. I sense that these experiences…

Highlights of Paul’s Missionary Journey As you read this, I am on board the Celebrity Reflection Cruise beginning a 10 day journey through Educational Opportunities. Our tour will visit several biblical sites, including Athens, Corinth and Ephesus, places where the Apostle Paul visited on his missionary journeys. Susan and I are privileged to lead 20…

I hope you are as excited as I am about the renovation of our sanctuary and women’s restroom. This project includes making the chancel area in the sanctuary accessible to all, new pew coverings (needed due to candle wax from 30 years of Christmas Eve Candlelight), as well as new carpeting, painting and finishes. The…

It is a blessing to see God at work in many ways at Schweitzer! We celebrate Blaine and Christina Carter taking the next step of commitment in membership in Schweitzer. Sons, Bryce, and Boden, were baptized too! Twenty-two family members were here from as far away as California to celebrate, and witness to, the Carter’s…

We long for fresh expressions of the Holy Spirit in worship, community, service, and solitude. As we begin The Holy Spirit Is with You series this Sunday in worship, you are encouraged to read Chapter One in the book prior to coming to worship. If you need to miss worship, check out the weekly podcast…

Each month we introduce a new prayer word for us to bring focus to our prayers. The prayer word for September is pursue. The Apostle Paul’s words to the early church I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus are words of a…

Schweitzer’s mission is “Transforming lives by making disciples of Jesus Christ as we worship, grow, serve and tell.” I want to visit with you in this email about the grow part of our mission. One of the significant ways we grow as disciples of Jesus is through the common experience of learning with others through…

As the kids are back in school and college students prepare to start the fall semester, our prayers are for a productive year of learning competencies and growing holistically as persons. As we, too, are gearing up for a new season at Schweitzer, I want to encourage you to be engaged in The Holy Spirit…

As students and teachers begin a new academic year, we are preparing to enter the fall season at Schweitzer. We began this summer the practice of introducing a new prayer word each month. The purpose of a monthly prayer word is for us as one church to focus our prayers around a common direction we…

I have returned from a very enjoyable vacation. While there was time spent with family, including a three day trip out-of-town, it was primarily a staycation. I was able to settle into a slower rhythm of truly appreciating and recognizing the blessings of life. One of those blessings is my privilege of sharing ministry with…

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