Posts by Pastor Holly

Are You Hangry?

Have you experienced being hangry (so hungry you are angry)? You’re busy and forgot to eat lunch again, and you feel your flesh rise up and demand… a steak, cookies, pizza, it doesn’t really matter, just..SOMETHING..NOW! I have been there too. “For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink.” These are […]

Welcome 2015

The ball in Times Square is about to drop on a brand new year. There’s something about that that puts some wind in our sails to make some changes. But will we be one of the 8% to actually achieve our New Year’s resolutions (or whatever we call them)? At the beginning of this year […]

How You Can Help Your Church Flourish

How can you help your church flourish?  Here’s an excerpt from Brian Houston’s book ‘How to Maximize Your Life’. ‘But the children of Israel were fruitful and increased abundantly, multiplied and grew exceedingly mighty…’ (Exodus 1:7) Human nature, when left to its own devices, is prone to settling down and becoming comfortable. The biggest enemy […]

It is yours from the Lord

As I look back on my 34 year journey I see many twists and turns, a  few leaps and bounds of growth, then delays and set-backs.  It wasn’t even til after graduation and a few years into marriage that what I should do with my life, what my purpose was, and what God was calling […]

Art and Worship

Then Moses called Bezalel and Aholiab, and every gifted artisan in whose heart the Lord had put wisdom, everyone whose heart was stirred, to come and do the work. Exodus 36:2 (NKJV) I owe the picture of Jesus in my imagination to the reproduction of Warner Sallman’s “The Head of Christ,” which my parents hung in […]

Hearing God

I like to think of myself as a good  keeper of secrets (like in Seinfeld, if it’s in the vault, then it’s in the vault), but I really dislike not knowing secrets. I was the kid who searched for her Christmas presents and carefully lifted the wrapping paper to see what was inside. One year […]