PASTOR'S BLOG

SR. PASTOR
As pastor of Perrysburg Alliance, I want to stay connected to YOU during the week! I want to remind you, encourage you, and challenge you in your faith and ministry. I want to communicate to you what God is saying to me. Some spiritual food to urge you on in Christ!

OBEDIENCE MATTERS

March 25, 2020

Church family,   Continuing to look at lessons from 1 Samuel, chapter 13 includes the beginning of Saul’s reign as king of Israel. In the first part of the chapter, Saul puts together an army and his son, Jonathan, leads them to a victory over their nemesis, the Philistines. As a result of this smaller scale…

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GETTING RIGHT WITH THE LORD

March 23, 2020

Church family, I have been reading through the book of 1 Samuel the past couple weeks. Today I was reading through chapter 12, Samuel’s farewell address. Prior to this chapter, Samuel the prophet was the one who spoke to the people the Word of the Lord. In time, the people became restless and wanted a king “like other…

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TRUST HIM

March 18, 2020

This morning I am sitting in my study, reading the scriptures and reflecting upon these times we are living in. As you know, I have been preaching through the gospel of Mark over the past weeks. This coming Sunday, we will look at Mark 4:1-20. While studying, I typically read beyond the specific passage that…

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SOME INSIGHT ON PHONES

February 26, 2020

Church family, In my perusing through news and ministry articles, this one caught my eye – Infographic – How Is Your Phone Changing You?  I wanted to share it with you. I assume many of you would agree with most of what is being said. Sadly I believe the findings of the survey are actually…

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PROTECTING UNITY

February 5, 2020

Dear Church family, Ephesians 4:1-6 (NLT) “Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called by God. Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love. Make every effort to…

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A BETTER DIET

January 22, 2020

Church family, In my reading of God’s Word this morning, I read through 1 Timothy 4 & 5. Several things caught my attention and caused reflection. Let me share one with you. 1 Timothy 4:7-10 (NLT) Do not waste time arguing over godless ideas and old wives’ tales. Instead, train yourself to be godly. “Physical training is good,…

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OUR GOD IS GREATER!

December 12, 2019

Church family, It is a chilly morning here in northwest Ohio and my day is getting started. Much of my family will be coming here for Christmas. It is one of the things I look forward to the most during Christmas. The receiving of gifts has lost its appeal over the years. After all, what else do I…

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PRAYER, PRAISE, AND THANKSGIVING

November 20, 2019

Dear Church family, As we approach the fall holiday season, what runs through my mind is “Wow, another year is almost over!” I am sure many of you have thought the same thing! This coming Sunday morning we will take time in the worship service to praise and express thanks to the Lord. It is clearly much easier…

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR PASTOR’S MINDSET

October 31, 2019

Church family, Understanding Your Pastor’s Mindset. You probably read that title and say to yourself, “This ought to be interesting! Do I have enough time to read through this?” All my life I have lived in vocational ministry. My father was a pastor. I am a pastor. Some might say that I lived in a ‘fishbowl’. Some…

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