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Rev. Pat Beeman

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Through Easter eyes

Easter is over. While the Easter season will continue for several weeks, the excitement and great joy that the resurrection of Jesus inspires is over. Now what?

April 1, 2016 7 p.m. read more..

Turning enemies into friends

“You have heard it said that you shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy, but I say to love your enemy and pray for those who persecute you” (Matthew 5:43-48).

March 4, 2016 7 p.m. read more..

Tragedy and the will of God

In light of the recent events in Paris, Beirut, Egypt, Kenya and other places in the world where terrorists have caused death, fear and destruction, some folks may be saying that this is the will of God.

November 20, 2015 6 p.m. read more..

Getting ready for Halloween

Now that the stores are filled with colorful fall decorations and the children are planning their trick or treat outings, it seems a good time to think about Halloween.

October 23, 2015 4:24 p.m. read more..

The example of Ruth

The Book of Ruth is an exquisite cameo of narrative storytelling. It is one of the great romances of world literature, but those who decided on the contents of the Bible must have seen more in it than literary merit alone.

September 4, 2015 3 p.m. read more..

Getting a little R & R

Recently, I heard a story about a little boy who had been to church and heard the announcement that there would be guest preachers for the next four Sundays because the pastor was going to be on vacation.

August 7, 2015 3:31 p.m. read more..

Tearing down walls

Recently my husband and I traveled to Greece. It was a wonderful trip. Besides enjoying the sun and blue waters of the Aegean, we were fortunate to see many places that are important in Christian history – Corinth, Patmos, and Thessalonica.

July 17, 2015 3 p.m. read more..

A rock for all ages

The Lord is my solid rock, my fortress, my rescuer. My God is my rock – I take refuge in him! He’s my shield, my salvation’s strength, my place of safety. – Psalm 18 (Common English Bible)

April 17, 2015 3:05 p.m. read more..

Let’s talk about giving

A prairie farmer appeared at a bank asking for a loan of one dollar. He acknowledged that it was customary to provide collateral for any loan and produced a ten thousand dollar saving bond.

November 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..

Fear not, fear not

In the story of creation found in the Book of Genesis, we read where Adam and Eve had partaken of the forbidden fruit, something which had been specifically denied them. Knowing that God is searching for them, they attempt to hide.

October 24, 2014 3 p.m. read more..

Get in spiritual shape!

Summer brings summer activities. Whether it is cheering for your kid’s Little League baseball team, playing some tennis or golf, or following the teams competing in the World Cup. Summer means summer games.

July 11, 2014 3 p.m. read more..


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