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Updated 6 days, 13 hours ago

Rev. Klockers: Making it easier to find enjoyment our in toil

Ecclesiastes 2:24a says, "There is nothing better for mortals than to eat and drink, and find enjoyment in their...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Rev. Klockers: A picture may represent a thousand words – and more

We have a couple of boxes in the basement that contain photographs. They represent quite a collection of history for both Jeanne and myself.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
I want to bug you about being hospitable to strangers

Hebrews 13:2, from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, says: "Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have enterta...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Rev. Klockers: Will you smile if asked to serve?

If you watch a good deal of television, love going to the movies or enjoying taking in plays, you may be a person who appreciates a well-written story line. ...

Updated 1 month ago
Insight may come through God’s own timing

In chapter 9 of John’s gospel there is the story of the man born blind. When I speak this passage, as part of a worship service, I honor the intent of the au...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
The disciple who needed an updated spiritual lens prescription

Mark 8:27-30, from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, says, “Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the wa...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Rev. Klockers: In the Gospel of Mark, one must always follow the breadcrumbs

There are many ways for people read Scripture. Some select a story and attempt to discern its meaning without looking beyond it.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Rev. Klockers: So the Church is filled with hypocrites: Tell me something new

"(The Church) exists for nothing else but to draw (people) into Christ, to make them little Christs. If they are not doing that, all the cathedrals, clergy, ...

Updated 2 months ago
Archaeology of Holy Land subject of weekend lecture in Soap Lake

SOAP LAKE — Archaeological discoveries in the Holy Land and the stories they tell will be the subject of a free lecture at 6 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Soap Lake, 322 Division St. S.

Updated 2 months ago
Rev. Klockers: Thinking beyond what Jesus would do

Ephesians 5:17, from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, says: "So do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is."

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Rev. Klockers: Planning ahead for what Alzheimer's or dementia may take away

Over the years, I've ministered to a number of parishioners who have had a severe decline in their mental capacity.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Rev. Klockers: Watching the Olympics helps remind us what is truly golden

Ephesians 4:29 from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible says: "Let no evil talk come out of your mouths, but only what is useful for building up, a...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Rev. Klockers: A wedding ceremony never to be forgotten

Many years ago, I began my ministry at a church in Texas. Before I accepted the call, I was told that a wedding was already on the books and the ceremony wou...

Updated 3 months ago
Rev. Klockers: We are all sheep, so which shepherd(s) do you follow?

John 10:27, from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, says: (Jesus said) "My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me."

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Rev. Klockers: Oddly enough, Jesus had a ‘come-to-Jesus’ moment, or two or three

Matthew 26:36-46, from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, says: “Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane...