July Message from Pastor Tim – God Sightings

The heavens declare the glory of God;
the skies proclaim his handiwork.
Day after day they pour forth speech;
night after night they reveal knowledge
(Psalm 19: 1-2).

Most evenings, just before dusk I take my two-year-old granddaughter,



June Message from Pastor Tim – Create in Us a Pure Heart, O God

My heart and my flesh may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever, (Psalm 73: 26).

I am a “glass half-full” person, generally joyful, loving, and always ready to play golf! I know I

May Message from Pastor Tim – Resurrection is About Coming Alive!

I feel like it has been a mad dash to get to May. Holy Week into Easter had enough energy output alone. Family obligations, ministerial commitments, church life and more also made for a hectic pace. Easter came and went;

April Message from Pastor Tim – Our Home in the Heart of God

Lord, you have been our dwelling place through all generations.
Psalm 90: 1

I was back home on the Northside of Chicago for a week, in Glenview, the town where I grew up. My mom had a knee replacement

March Message from Pastor Tim; The Seedtime of Lent

Experiencing early spring weather, I was reminded of leaf skeletons. I find them at the bottom of my pool every spring – those decaying but beautiful leaf skeletons that are the final form of last year’s leaves. They have soaked