A Message for You

Winter Remains While Spring Arrives by PASTOR JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church With the ice still glistening on the evergreens, prairie grass, bare branches and power lines, spring has not exactly burst upon the scene. There is no clean break it seems between the seasons. Spring breaks are alluring where we can make the […]

A MESSAGE FOR YOU — January 27, 2011

Keep Standing… Still Standing by PASTOR JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church So, how’s it going with your New Year’s Resolutions? Do you still stand by them? With the help of some wise advisers to consider a life of movement or training, rather than simple exercise, I am trying to work out three times a […]

A Message for You — September 23, 2010

Move with your fire by PASTOR JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church In the early days of the Tennessee Valley Project, a dilapidated log homestead had to be abandoned to make room for a lake behind the dam. A new home on the hillside had already been built for the cabin’s family, but they refused […]

A Message for You — May 20, 2010

A window lets the light shine through by PASTOR JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church One of my favorite classic Far Side cartoons has a young man looking down, book in hand, leaning against a door at the Midvale School for the Gifted. He is pushing on the door and the sign just above his […]

A Message for You — March 18 2010

Throwing snow into spring by PASTOR JEFF WILLIAMS Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church Robert Falcon Scott, a British explorer, made two expeditions to the South Pole in 1901-1904 and 1911-1912. On one occasion, the weather conditions were such that a white haze blended with the unbroken whiteness of the snow and no horizon was visible. Wherever […]