As we prepare to celebrate a baptism in worship on Sunday, we take a closer look at the promises we make to the child and family in the act of baptism.
As Mother's Day approaches this Sunday, Pastor Arik takes a close look at how the women around us have helped shape us into who we are, today
Have you ever said or done something in life you wish you wouldn't have? Have you ever looked upon moments in your past with a mixture of guilt and shame? This week Pastor Arik looks at the regrets we carry and how we can use them to help us learn and grow
On this week's episode, Pastor Arik takes a closer look at the inner demons we wrestle with - those shadows of ours that linger just out of sight
With Easter behind us, this week Pastor Arik examines how the Easter story can help us as we navigate those times of "waiting"
In the midst of Holy Week, we take a closer look at the importance of living out the Easter message of love
As Palm Sunday approaches, Pastor Arik looks at the way mirrors can be used to motivate us to change our world
As Lent draws to a close, Pastor Arik takes time this week to share some of the stories he has heard that came from the church's "Kindness Challenge"
This week we take a close look at how we are often our own worst enemy in life, and how sometimes we just need to get out of our own way
This week, after quite a vivid dream of his own, Pastor Arik takes a closer look at the power of dreams
This week Pastor Arik takes a closer look at the existence of modern day miracles
As Lent begins, Pastor Arik makes a challenge to his congregation. Instead of "giving up" things for Lent, what would it look like to spread love and kindness to our world?
With Ash Wednesday approaching just over a week away, Pastor Arik takes a closer look at the importance of this special day in the life of our faith
To celebrate Valentine's Day, Pastor Arik reminisces over the way his approach to the holiday has changed through the years
In the midst of the gloom of winter, Pastor Arik takes a look at a quick way we can alleviate the dreariness that we sometimes face in life - become part of something larger than ourselves.
In the midst of some dark times in our world, Pastor Arik examines the importance of finding stories of hope and love that sustain us
As Pastor Arik tries his best to prepare for the birth of his child this summer, he looks at the role that "nesting" can play in our lives
With our Annual Meeting approaching this weekend, Pastor Arik gives a preview of some of the wonderful things that have been happening at First Congregational
This week Pastor Arik reveals some big news that he has been anxiously waiting to share
As the New Year begins, we look at what possibilities await us in this upcoming year
As the year draws to a close, there have been a lot of people in our community who have been injured or have fallen ill. Trying to make sense of it all, this week Pastor Arik looks at how we can let go of our need to control everything around us, and in so doing how we can find peace within
As Christmas approaches just a few days away, we take a look at the beautiful promise of Christmas
Looking back on this year's successful Craft Show, Pastor Arik explores why creativity is sacred
As we enter into the last month of the year, Pastor Arik reveals why it is the perfect time for self-reflection