John D. Bown (Minnesota)
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Simon answered, “Master, we have worked all night long but have caught nothing. Yet if you say so, I will let down the nets.” - Luke 5:5 (NRSV)
Our church recently lost one of its matriarchs. Over the course of her long life, Liz was an important mentor to many in our church. Many years ago, shortly after we had joined the church, Liz approached me about becoming the chair of the stewardship committee. I wasn’t sure I...
. . . The police were getting the closest families to evacuate. My house was close enough that we could see things happening but far enough away to be safe. The police had told some people to wait in front of our house where it was safe. There was a father and his young son outside our house, and they were getting cold. We invited them to come inside until it was safe. Thankfully, the situation was resolved without anyone getting hurt." Read more from Pockets magazine.