Pastor Jim’s Corner

When Addiction is a Good Thing by Pastor Jim Graff If you know my wife, you know how much she loves coffee. To her, it’s a non-negotiable. She has to have three cups every day just like she has since the time she was a kid. I grew up differently. I didn’t drink coffee. I had a mother who was 5’4” and a...

Experiencing The Reality of Christmas by Pastor Jim Graff I have to admit, I love special moments. And I would say that, for a man, I am pretty sentimental. I love to slow down and squeeze the special out of something, to create a memory to celebrate. You know what I’ve realized? God loves special moments too. All throughout the Bible, we...

Jesus With Skin On by Pastor Jim Graff Life has a way of challenging us all. It has a way of throwing our missteps and failures in our faces in an attempt to discourage us from keeping on. No matter who we are, we’re subject to that discouragement, and most of us have been there quite a few times. (I know I have!) In...

Getting Rid of the Stench by Pastor Jim Graff Years ago, when my kids were young, my wife and I had a date night to remember… and not in the best way. We were on our way to our favorite restaurant, excited for a night to ourselves, when all of a sudden a terrible stench filled the suburban. Now, at this point, we...