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Guard Your Heart With God’s Peace

Introduction: Every Monday morning I meet, via Google Duo, with a few clergy brothers in an accountability group After we do a weekly family and church catch-ups we work towards the question that was made famous by our founding denominational father, John Wesley, “How is it with your soul?” Generally our responses ranges from:   […]

Prayer for All Good Things In Life

 Hi, I’m pastor John, a.k.a. Rev. Dr. John R. Guerre, a.k.a. Pj a.k.a. the Polo Pastor. You can call me whatever you like just not late for dinner. Get it? I’m called the Polo Pastor because I love, and have always loved polo shirts, big beautiful polos of every kind, design, and color imaginable (especially […]

Guard Your Heart I: Don’t Put Your Two Cents In

Introduction: There are many things in life we need to guard. We need to guard our families and friends, investments and assets, and spiritual, physical, and mental well-being. The Bible repeatedly instructs us to guard the faith, along with the innocent, oppressed, and poor. But there is one thing we need to guard above of […]

Smells Like Unity (Psalm 133:1-3)

  1 How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! 2 It is like precious oil poured on the head, running down on the beard, running down on Aaron’s beard, down upon the collar of his robes. 3 It is as if the dew of Hermon were falling on Mount […]

Lessons learned from an Unexpected Place

  I Peter 3:15  Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect… I actually learned a few things while watching that backyard brawl last night (a.k.a. the Presidential Debate) in terms of what to […]

When the World Goes Low the Church Goes High

Colossians 4:6  Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. Our Day, replete with all of its bluster and unrest, brings with it an incredible opportunity for the church to be the church. The Church is called by God to be a countercultural/alternative community […]

Love God XII-Loving those Benefits

Introduction: One Must Be Temperate Carl J. Printz was Norway’s leading ambassador to Canada for almost 35years. He was as fine as a statesman as anyone could find. When he was 99 years old a reporter asked him, Give us a rule you have followed during your life. A rule which has most influenced your life […]

Peaceful Rules of Engagement

Isaiah 9:6, Ephesians 6:15   And he will be called the Prince of Peace.   And having your feet fitted with the Gospel of Peace.   Jesus is both the “God” (Romans 16:20), and “Prince of Peace” and his Gospel creates the potential for peace in our relationships with God, others, ourselves, and our world. […]