Pastorial Devotions

Pastoral Devotion August 5, 2020

Pastoral Devotion August 5, 2020

Dear faithful saints at Heritage, As our struggle with the pandemic has morphed into deeper struggles within our nation and the world, it often appears that things are not just going to “go back to normal” any time soon.  It often feels like things have spun out of...

Pastoral Devotion July 29, 2020

Pastoral Devotion July 29, 2020

Dearest HCF Saints, I pray that this day finds you well in the Lord, rejoicing in His goodness and love. As the Psalmist said, Psalm 118:24 - 24 This is the day which the Lord has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it. NASB I pray that you are even now resting in the...

Pastoral Devotion July 24, 2020

Pastoral Devotion July 24, 2020

6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time, 7 casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you. 8 Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion,...

Pastoral Devotion July 16, 2020

Pastoral Devotion July 16, 2020

There are many wonderful advantages to growing older! Our life as a believer is a process of sanctification where God is ever-conforming us to the image of Christ. Employing the analogy of Isaiah 64:8 and Romans 9:21, as a potter forms clay, God forms us into useful...

Pastoral Devotion July 8, 2020

Pastoral Devotion July 8, 2020

Too often we focus on what we don’t have rather than on what we do have. We desire many things that are not bad in themselves, but are not necessary for our daily lives. We are truly blessed in our relationship with God for He grants us many gifts that we are unworthy...

Pastoral Devotion July 2, 2020

Pastoral Devotion July 2, 2020

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,  Last week, Pastor Greg wrote a very encouraging devotion for us centering on the theme of living in this world as an elect exile and sojourner. He also expressed our need for physical, emotional, and spiritual rest. He called us...

Pastoral Devotion May 26, 2020

Pastoral Devotion May 26, 2020

Psalm 139:1-16 "In times of distress and in times of delight, God knows me; He is present with me; He is sovereign over my life." God knows every aspect and detail of my life from conception unto eternity. 1) O LORD, You have searched me and known (me) 2) You know...

Pastoral Devotion June 3, 2020

Pastoral Devotion June 3, 2020

Dear Family, As was my letter to you five weeks ago, this communication is less of a devotional and more of a commendation. As a father would express his approval to his children, I want to express my approval of you along with my thanksgiving for you. During this...

Pastoral Devotion May 19, 2020

Pastoral Devotion May 19, 2020

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, There is no doubt we are living in strange and unsettled times.  For most of us, recent events with the coronavirus, and all that has been associated with it, have shown us how quickly the circumstances of life can change.  I pray...

Pastoral Devotion May 6, 2020

Pastoral Devotion May 6, 2020

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, It is my privilege to write this week’s devotion for you all. Today, I want to talk about the spiritual discipline of remembering. Recently, I have been taking the Union young adults group through two separate studies that have...