Jim DiLavore

Unite In Preaching the Resurrection This Easter

This year we find ourselves in a sea of uncertainty as we approach Easter. We find ourselves separated and isolated from friends and family. Many have lost their jobs and are struggling to see how they will financially make it through these times. Some of our ... Read More »

The Pastor as Theologian-in-Residence

Therefore the Lord God sent him out from the garden of Eden to work the ground from which he was taken. (Gen 3:23) It’s astounding the impact these words have on the relationship of humanity to their Creator and the world He created. However, it is the pasto... Read More »

Worship in Preparation

Humbert Romans (1194–1277) a Dominican friar, looked to the act of preaching as an act of worship from the preacher to God. He believed that the preacher needed to be saturated in prayer and study to prepare himself to preach the Word of God.[1]Hughes Olipha... Read More »

The Minister’s Reflection

Here we stand at a turning point of our lives, at the end of one year and the bright beginning of another. Many of us will kick off the year with a bang as we stay up and ring in the New Year with loved ones. For most people, this time of the year brings [&hel... Read More »