Skating on Thin Ice

Skating on Thin Ice

” By the breath of God ice is given, and the broad waters are frozen fast” (Job 37:10). As kids, we loved to skate on a frog pond beside railroad tracks that ran through the middle of our village. While we skated, we warmed ourselves beside, or cooked an...
The Peacemaking Church

The Peacemaking Church

New Sunday School class starting March 3rd! “Conflict and disagreement are unavoidable.  Peace can sometimes feel unattainable.  But in every relationship, unity and harmony are possible.  This Foundations class has been instrumental in the life of the United Baptist...
The Boiler Room

The Boiler Room

New Sunday School class starting March 3rd! Effective Powerful, Purposeful praying. Charles Spurgeon called his church’s prayer chapel the boiler room.  He believed prayer was the engine that drives the ministry of the church.  And so do we.  Part of our vision at UBC...
Prepared?

Prepared?

The awaited time is now, and “Tide Strider” is ready. After much hard work and heavy lifting, the lobster traps have been stacked onto the wharf. Buoys and gear are on board. The weather is changing. Let the fishing season begin! I wonder how much of life is spent...
Feeling Rejected?

Feeling Rejected?

This bull moose is bellowing disappointment. His amorous advances have just been rejected. We all know how painful and devastating rejection can be. In fact, imaging studies have shown that rejection activates the same area in the brain activated by physical pain....