Trinitarian Congregational Church

Category: Pastor Tom’s Note

Pastor Tom’s Note: Citizens of Heaven

Dear Church, During this election season, it just so happens that our study of partnership in the Gospel takes us right to the passage that talks about the idea of citizenship in heaven (Philippians 3:20). As one Greek New Testament…

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Pastor Tom’s Note: Waste Management

In our fall series in Philippians, the idea of partnership keeps coming up every week.  In chapter one, it’s about partnership in the gospel (1:5) and in the grace of God (1:7) In chapter 2 we are partners together in…

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Pastor’s Note: Strength in Suffering

“BE PREPARED TO SUFFER FOR ME, in My Name. All suffering has meaning in My kingdom. Pain and problems are opportunities to demonstrate your trust in Me. Bearing your circumstance bravely–even thanking Me for them–is one of the highest forms…

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Pastor’s Note: Partnership in Suffering

1. The gift of suffering When we suffer, the last thing on our mind is to consider the suffering (whatever form it takes) as a gift.  Why would I want to view that which brings so much pain and discomfort…

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Pastor’s Note: Don’t Settle

Lack of focus is a real problem for us in the digital age. When was the last time we had a block of time to focus on just one thing?  Paul, under house arrest writes to the Philippians from the…

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