Tuesday Notes

07
Nov

Tuesday Notes

Church Family, This past Sunday was a really special day of worship at First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn.  In addition to welcoming a class of new members into the […]

31
Oct

Tuesday Notes

Church Family, Each week the preaching pastor at First Presbyterian crafts a series of small group study and discussion questions that align with the Sunday morning sermon. (As an aside, there […]

17
Oct

Tuesday Notes

Church Family, Sunday morning at First Presbyterian Church we concluded our fall sermon series studying the prayers the Apostle Paul offers for the church in the New Testament letters commonly […]

10
Oct

Tuesday Notes

Dear Church, The passage below from Ecclesiastes is a popular one to read at weddings. “Two are better than one…though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord […]

04
Oct

Wednesday Notes

Church Family, A little over 20 years ago, when I sensed the Lord leading me not to law school as I had planned but to seminary, I had a conversation […]

26
Sep

Tuesday Notes

Dear First Pres Family, Our world is complex. It is beautiful, engaging and amazing. It is also laden with pain, injustice and folly. If we are paying attention, it is […]

19
Sep

Tuesday Notes

Church Family, If I asked you to complete this prayer today, how would you finish it? “God, grant me the power to __________.” God, grant me the power to be […]

12
Sep

Tuesday Notes

Church Family, What would you say if I asked you to distinguish between being “content” about something and being “apathetic” about something? Certainly “contentment” has a much more positive connotation […]

05
Sep

Tuesday Notes

Church Family, This past Sunday we finished up the summer sermon series “When Crisis Meets Opportunity.”  For several weeks we explored various people of the Bible who encountered what was […]

29
Aug

Tuesday Notes

Church Family, A number of years ago the US military developed a marketing campaign that posed the question: “Which way would you run?” In the television commercials soldiers were shown […]

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