Pastor's Blog

The Holy See
by Kent Philpott on Sun, 14 Oct 2018 23:12

The Roman Catholic Church—it is so grand, so very awesome—the magnificent cathedrals; world-renowned artists, sculptures, and musicians; and charitable work all over the world. The splendid attire of the clergy with the big pointy hats, the pomp and ceremony, absolutely … Continue reading


Parable of the Two Debtors
by Kent Philpott on Sun, 14 Oct 2018 22:15

The Parables of Jesus # 19 Parable of the Two Debtors Luke 7:36-50 Find a quiet place without distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, friends, … Continue reading


A Sadness Hidden in the Gospel Story
by Kent Philpott on Mon, 08 Oct 2018 18:23

  “Good News” is a way of defining “Gospel.” “Good” is the key word, and indeed, being completely cleansed of our sin through the shed blood of our Lord Jesus Christ and being given the gift of eternal life is … Continue reading


In the Wake of the Child Abuse Scandals in the Catholic Church
by Kent Philpott on Mon, 01 Oct 2018 18:10

The recent scandals committed by clergy in the Roman Catholic Church with the thousands of victims, and these victims young boys and girls, is the focus of this essay. I am not a Catholic Christian, but I am a Christian, … Continue reading


Who is Muhammad’s Gabriel?
by Kent Philpott on Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:33

      This essay will examine three questions. First: Who is Gabriel? The answer prompts a second question: Who is Allah? The answers to these provoke a third question: Who is Muhammad? All that is Islam hangs on the answers to … Continue reading


Don’t Blame Jesus for the Weird Things Christians Do
by Kent Philpott on Mon, 24 Sep 2018 21:52

Don’t Blame Jesus for the Weird Things Christians Do  Maybe it was that I never thought through things, but I watched high school friends who identified as Christian hoping to find fault. And I found fault. Therefore I concluded Christians … Continue reading


In the Wake of the Child Abuse Scandals in the Catholic Church
by Kent Philpott on Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:56

In the Wake of the Child Abuse Scandals in the Catholic Church The recent scandals committed by clergy in the Roman Catholic Church with the thousands of victims, and these victims young boys and girls, is the focus of this … Continue reading


# 14 The Parable of the Talents Matthew 25:14-30
by Kent Philpott on Mon, 10 Sep 2018 23:28

GOSPEL MEDITATION # 14 The Parable of the Talents Matthew 25:14-30 Find a quiet place without distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, friends, neighbors, and … Continue reading


THE PARABLES OF JESUS # 13 The Parable of the Ten Virgins Matthew 25:1-13
by Kent Philpott on Mon, 03 Sep 2018 16:20

THE PARABLES OF JESUS # 13 The Parable of the Ten Virgins Matthew 25:1-13 Find a quiet place without distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, … Continue reading


GOSPEL MEDITATION # 12 Parable of the Two Sons and the Wedding Feast Matthew 21:28-31 & Matthew 22:1-14
by Kent Philpott on Sun, 02 Sep 2018 23:56

GOSPEL MEDITATION # 12 Parable of the Two Sons and the Wedding Feast Matthew 21:28-31 & Matthew 22:1-14 Find a quiet place without distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus … Continue reading