Pastor Jeff Williams

A Message for You

March 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

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 change, usually to warmer [...]

A MESSAGE FOR YOU — January 27, 2011

January 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

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 week at the YMCA. I achieved that goal [...]

A Message for You — September 23, 2010

September 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

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 to move. The day of the flooding arrived and as the [...]

A Message for You — May 20, 2010

May 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

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 hand reads “PULL.” Sometimes doors can be quite formidable [...]

A Message for You — March 18 2010

March 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

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 they looked, there [...]
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