De-Decorating Christmas

Monday Ministerial Musings By Rev. Mark William Ennis 2022 Blog #3 January 17, 2022 De-Decorating Christmas Last Friday I spent time de-decorating my home of Christmas decorations. Since I can remember I have always enjoyed Christmas decorations. Winter nights are lit with beautiful lights, Christmas music plays and there is a better spirit among people, …

Decorando la Navidad

Reflexiones ministeriales del lunesPor reverendo Mark William Ennis2022 Blog #317 de enero de 2022Decorando la Navidad El viernes pasado pasé tiempo desdecorando mi hogar de decoraciones de Navidad. Desde que puedo recordar siempre he disfrutado de decoraciones de Navidad. Las noches de invierno están iluminadas con hermosas luces, obras de música navideña y hay un …

Ben Franklin, “The Way To Wealth”

Monday Ministerial Musings By Rev. Mark William Ennis 2022 Blog #2 January 10, 2022 Ben Franklin, “The Way To Wealth” I have a few quirky rituals. Some I do daily and others I do yearly. For my daily devotionals each morning I read sections of the Heidelberg Catechism. When I am finished, I start again. …

Corona Gratitude at Christmas

Monday Ministerial Musings By Rev. Mark William Ennis 2021 Blog Number 52 December 27, 2021 Corona Gratitude at Christmas Much to my surprise, I am Covid positive. I was tested after I became ill on the fourth Sunday of Advent. I spent one and one half days sick in bed despite taking all the precautions …

The Gospel of Hallmark Christmas Movies

Monday Ministerial Musings By Rev. Mark William Ennis 2021 Blog Number 51 December 20, 2021 The Gospel of Hallmark Christmas Movies “What do you have against Hallmark Movies and how do you even know what they are like?” I was asked by a woman who loves Hallmark Christmas Movies. She knows that I often criticize …

Fear and Wondering

Our daily devotional is a re-post with permission from Words Of Hope. Come view our website at http://www.clintonave.org. Fear and Wondering By Scott Hoezee on December 14, 2021 Read: Luke 1:57-66 And fear came on all their neighbors. (v. 65) We often miss the Bible’s humor. God himself invented humor, and anyone who has ever watched …

Monday Ministerial Musings

Monday Ministerial Musings By Rev. Mark William Ennis 2021 Blog Number 49 December 6, 2021 Pearl Harbor and Other Traumas Tomorrow we remember Pearl Harbor Day. That day in 1941 began our nation’s entrance into World War II and gave hundreds of thousands of young men really bad memories. As I child I knew a …