Running with endurance

Running with endurance by Pastor Tom Anderson Each night we opened our Vacation Bible School with Hebrews 12:1-2, “Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith...” Endurance is essential to the greatest achievements in life. Teaching children the importance of this virtue is increasingly difficult in a world that quits paying attention after 140 characters of type. To farm a field, to build a marriage, to parent a child, to get an education, to build a church all take the virtue of endurance. I might add to this list: to prevail over cancer. Last May, Karen was diagnosed with endometrial cancer. She underwent complete hyst

First impressions

First impressions By Pastor Tom Anderson Some things I’ve learned so far: moving is like a nuclear bomb gone off in your living room; If you want to know what it’d be like to be on TV’s “Extreme House Makeover”, get the good people of Highland UMC to renovate. You will not fail to be delighted! Sherrill Dorer is the best restaurant in Oakland County. When visiting a youth swim event on Harvey Lake, don’t forget your suit, the water is fantastic. When you want a good Turkish coffee, engage Jasper Meyer as your barista. (Prediction: Jasper’s brother Yan will succeed in bringing back the wood-framed automobile.) A great place to see Sandhill cranes up close is behind Highland Elementary at abou

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