Today we will make pies the old-fashioned way, like our mothers and grandmothers did for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner gatherings. What a wonderful time it was, with the great smells coming from the kitchen. I have a tablet that my mother wrote her recipes in for me to use, from homemade…

The first sermon I ever wrote was based on Jeremiah, 1:4-5, which reads:

Today we will make pies the old-fashioned way, like our mothers and grandmothers did for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner gatherings. What a wonderful time it was, with the great smells coming from the kitchen. I have a tablet that my mother wrote her recipes in for me to use, from homemade…

Since we are approaching the season of Thanksgiving, I have been thinking about eucharisto, the Greek word that some Christians associate with the practice of daily Thanksgiving. We have a little over four weeks before we celebrate our thankfulness with too much to eat and too much togethern…

Homemade soups are good any time of the year, but especially when the weather becomes cooler. A friend of mine informed me her church would soon be having a soup sale and that made my decision for this week’s column subject.

As Americans remember the sacrifices of the brave soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy 75 years ago this June 6, let us reflect on those who were lost, those who were wounded and those who survived the war to carry on. Their countless acts of courage turned the tide of the Nazi onsla…