As we gather around the table with loved ones this Thanksgiving, let us truly give thanks for the blessings we have received
As an important ecumenical service approaches in the life of our community, Pastor Arik looks at the importance of joining with other churches and faiths to better the world for us all
Today our nation decides who will be the voice of the people for the next four years. In this podcast, we remember that no matter who wins tonight, the future of our nation rests in our hands
As All Saints Day approaches, we take a look at the saints who have impacted our lives
As the church prepares for its upcoming Family Camp, Pastor Arik reflects upon why "getting away from it all" can be a deeply moving experience
As we find ourselves in the midst of fall, we notice the changes that are taking place around us. This week we look at how Fall can be the perfect time to reflect upon the last year and set goals for the remaining months
Our pets can be one of the greatest blessings we have in our lives. In this week's episode, we look at how pets can teach us how to better love one another.
No matter what we are going through, there is always something in our lives that can inspire us to give thanks. This week we look at how a spirit of thankfulness and generosity can change our lives
With World Communion Sunday approaching this weekend, Pastor Arik takes a look at why this is one of his favorite Sundays of the year
With the presidential debates looming on the horizon, Pastor Arik takes a look at the negative impact that "debates" can have on our communication style.
The heroin epidemic in our community is being reported on by international news outlets. It is time to do our part to break the silence.
In this week's installment of the Journey Series, Pastor Arik sat down with Michael Sinklier, a young doctor, and they discussed Michael's faith journey, his passions, and some of his more memorable medical stories
When horrible things happen, we try to make sense out of it all. This week we look at how we can find strength after tragedy strikes
This week we move from being adaptable to the other end of the spectrum, as we examine the importance and value of tradition
This week we look at the importance of being able to adapt with the times and the inevitability of change
This upcoming Sunday we will be celebrating the "Blessing of the Backpacks" at our church. On this episode Pastor Arik takes a closer look at what makes this tradition so special
In the midst of the craze that is sweeping our country, we take a closer look at this phenomenon and examine some of the reasons why it has become so popular
As we tend to the gardens around us, we examine how we can nurture the gardens that thrive within us
As the fallout of "Brexit" continues, we take a close look at one of the deciding factors in the vote..... fear
This week we contemplate that timeless question... "Who is my neighbor?"
With the 4th of July on our minds, we take a look at the freedoms that our country provides, and we work toward ensuring that America is a place where all people can thrive
Join us this week as Pastor Arik sits down with Ronald Gibson, an incredibly intelligent man and talented organist, as they discuss Ron's life journey and his passion for music
Pastor Arik is in the depths of nostalgia as he examines how quickly life can pass us by. Join him as he reflects on what it means to live life to the fullest every day
This week we discuss one of the most powerful emotions a human being can experience and explore just how complicated it can be
Taking some time off has put Pastor Arik into a reflective mood. Join him this week as he looks at the importance of being honest with ourselves in all aspects of our lives.