Category: Pastor’s notes

Snapshots of Knox Church life

The 2019 rummage sale Church work day — making Knox beautiful! Bev and Bill’s 50th membership anniversary Passing our first goal of our “Save the Ceiling” campaign! Last playgroup of the year Sunday school picnic

The Lord’s Supper and you

On the first Sunday of every month at Knox Church, we celebrate the Lord’s Supper during our worship service. This is one of the two sacraments (with baptism being the other) ordained by Jesus Christ for his church to perform faithfully until his return….

The church of the willfully ignorant

I’m starting to dig into the prophet Micah’s words in my devotions and have come to an interesting little passage in chapter two. Micah is pronouncing upcoming judgment for Israel and Samaria for their sins (namely, idol worship and gross abuse of power), and…

He is my shepherd

Today’s guest post is a poem by Ellivena Olivetti, who wrote this after last Sunday’s message about Jesus the Great Shepherd. He is my shepherd My one and true King His love is forever And my heart still sings He is my shepherd Using…

What does God require of me?

In my exploration of Micah, I reached the sixth chapter today and came upon a famous verse — with some added context that I never noticed before. Basically, God is challenging the wicked people to appear before him and plead their case in a…

God’s former home

I’ve been reading the saga of King Solomon’s construction of the temple in 2 Chronicles, including all of the decoration details that most folks probably gloss over. Today I got to 2 Chron. 3, where he built the Holy of Holies, which reminded me…

Save Our Ceiling campaign

In the book of Haggai, the Israelites were starting to return from exile to rebuild their lives back in Jerusalem. Yet God is not happy to see that they were more concerned about building beautiful homes for themselves while letting the destroyed temple rot:…