Pastor Jim’s Blog

Blessed to be a Blessing

Blessed to be a Blessing

Weekly Word I received a thank you card in the mail last week. “Pastor Jim and Trinity Church, our hearts are so humbled and thankful for your extremely generous check!!! We were able to purchase an entire case of the extra-large cans of Nutramigen formula for our...

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The Walking Dead and Other Great Halloween Topics

The Walking Dead and Other Great Halloween Topics

Weekly Word My grandson is three years old. Camden said, “Mom, I want to have a conversation with you. A conversation, okay? About being dead?” He then asked his mother, “Where is heaven? Where is God? Can you still walk when you are dead? Are there any scary monsters...

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Saddle up Your Horse and Come to TLC

Saddle up Your Horse and Come to TLC

Weekly Word I hope that you will join us for worship this Sunday, October 20th. I promise you that it will be a unique worship experience. Unique in the 66-year history of TLC. Inspired by the Ken Burns PBS Documentary titled, “Country Music,” we will be using country...

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God’s Kindness Is In Your Heart

God’s Kindness Is In Your Heart

Weekly Word... My good friend Tony Aguilar called me this morning. We talked yesterday before he met with his medical team. Tony came to TLC as the love of his life, Teddy, was dying of cancer. Tony caught a double dose of the Holy Ghost here. He was inspired and...

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What Happens at TLC Does Not Happen Anywhere Else

What Happens at TLC Does Not Happen Anywhere Else

Weekly WordWhat happens here does not happen anywhere else. It does not happen at the country club, it does not happen in the public schools, it does not happen at Rotary or Soroptimists. What happens at TLC does not happen anywhere else.This Sunday, the...

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You Knit Me Together

You Knit Me Together

WEEKLY WORD“You knit me together in my mother’s womb. I will thank you because I am marvelously made.” Psalm 139My brain is on leave this week, so let me just share a thought or two.I had a DNA test done about a month ago. The results were interesting, but...

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Judge Not

Judge Not

Jesus said, “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged.” Matthew 7:1There are a variety of Spiritual Gifts listed in the Bible: Prophecy, Serving, Teaching, Healing, Giving, Mercy, Wisdom, Knowledge,...

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Well Done, Good and Faithful Servants

Well Done, Good and Faithful Servants

Honoring Pastor Dennis and Jeri Hanson, and Pastor Eric and Kathleen OttumThe Summer of 2019 gives us the opportunity to observe two remarkable milestones in the lives of our beloved pastors.Pastor Dennis Hanson was ordained 55 years ago. Dennis and Jeri...

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Moon People

Moon People

Moon PeopleWeekly Word50 Years today, the world watched as Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon. Happy Anniversary!Scientists tell us that there is no man on the moon. In fact, there is no life whatsoever. However, without the moon there would be no human...

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Stick to Jesus

Stick to Jesus

Weekly Word What do we agree on? Where do we have common ground? What does it mean to follow Jesus? Is there a Christian position that addresses the cultural, legal and social issues that threaten to divide us? We believe that God created human beings, our...

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