Pastor's Message

Ask Them for Their Story On Veterans Day I heard a piece on National Public Radio about outreach to veterans who were having difficulty after they came home from war. Many veterans experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), others substance abuse; homelessness and unemployment often faces them as well. The speaker said: “Take a moment to ask them for their story. We’ve all got one.” How powerful and therapeutic this can be. Listen to the other. Hear their dreams and hopes, their struggles and the challenges they have. In telling their story, so much healing can begin. I thought about this as we approach Thanksgiving Day this Thursday. We set aside a day to thank God for the blessings we enjoy. From the earliest days of our...

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