Author Archives: Wesley Penner

Power and Greatness

The US elections is less than a week away. Before I go into the main topic I do encourage citizens to vote. Historically Mennonites did not vote or participate in government, but Mennonites have generally changed their opinions on voting. … Continue reading

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Safe church policy

Attached is the safe church policy for our congregation.

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Waking up to see

“To the angel of the church in Sardis write: These are the words of him who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. I know your deeds; you have a reputation of being alive, but you are … Continue reading

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Weighing prophetic words

Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true. As a result, many of … Continue reading

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Discerning returning

Lancaster county is now in the green phase and most churches around us are worshiping in their buildings, but we’re not. Church council and Ministry team have met 3 times since June 4 to discern when God wants us to … Continue reading

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Treasures in heaven

After Jesus rose from the dead he gave the disciples and the church the great commission. Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples … Continue reading

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Looking for signs

“Sir,” the woman said, “I can see that you are a prophet. Our ancestors worshiped on this mountain, but you Jews claim that the place where we must worship is in Jerusalem.” “Woman,” Jesus replied, “believe me, a time is … Continue reading

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God is changing things

When Jesus was walking with his disciples toward Jerusalem before Palm Sunday, he shared with them what was about to happen: They were on their way up to Jerusalem, with Jesus leading the way, and the disciples were astonished, while … Continue reading

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Psalms for the nations

Ruth Charles has been taking comfort from the Psalms: He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 (NIV) The pandemic is affecting … Continue reading

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Jesus’ name

Ruth Rohr shared that she is missing our singing together. Ruth was reflecting on the songs #106 and #237 from the Hymnal Worship Book had thoughts for Palm Sunday. “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name”. Do we realize how … Continue reading

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