Pastor’s Blog

Feb
28

Change of Plans

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“Man plans and God laughs.” – Yiddish Proverb We had a plan. It was a good plan. I liked the plan. However, God decided to change our plan! We were going to host the Southern Oregon Area Meeting on February 27th but with the weather that we had been experiencing…

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Feb
4

Make Straight the Way of the Lord

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We are going to be working our way through the Gospel of John for a little while. If you are interested in taking a closer look at what we are studying on Sundays please read through the Gospel and be praying for God to illuminate it to you. Also, I…

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Jan
2

NEW AGAIN!

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As we step into the New Year I am excited and nervous. The Lord is doing good things and changing life up in some beautiful and painful ways for us here at Medford Friends Church. We have an opportunity to step into some new relationships and find ourselves connecting in…

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Nov
29

Expectation

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    This is Advent season. This means that we participate in the expectation of Christ’s return and the remembrance of His incarnation. We celebrate this season as a time of looking forward and looking back. It is a season of hope and joy, of peace and celebration. We are…

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Oct
31

Always Thankful

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November is a time for us to consider the blessings that God had granted us over the course of the last year. We take time to celebrate those blessings with friends and family. Our moments of remembrance and communal acknowledgment of God’s blessing in our lives is something special. This…

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Oct
1

Healthy Hearts

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  And he called the people to him again and said to them, “Hear me, all of you, and understand: There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of a person are what defile him.” And when he had entered…

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Aug
30

Putting Down Roots

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    “‎Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, ‎whose trust is the Lord. He is like a tree planted by water, ‎that sends out its roots by the stream, ‎and does not fear when heat comes, ‎for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the…

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Aug
1

Yearly Meeting

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  I spent last week at our annual Yearly Meeting sessions in Newberg at George Fox University. It was great to gather together with so many Friends from our region to work on the business of our church. As we headed into the sessions there was a palpable energy to…

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Jul
2

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I just got back from a trip to Mexico. I went down with a group to help build a house for a family in extreme need down there. We partnered with YWAM Central Baja to help this family. Four days was what we had scheduled to build a house from…

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Jun
4

See You Later

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  I said goodbye to a friend today. My buddy Orlando is moving back to the east coast after a year out here in Oregon. I am going to miss him. We had a lot of laughter over the last year that is going to be missing from my life…

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