God Loves You…no matter what….

He was waiting for me at the shelter, knowing I’m there on Wednesday mornings.  “Pastor Pam,” he exclaimed, “God loves me.”  “I know, I said.”  “No Pam,”  he continues, “God really loves me, I didn’t know it before, but God really loves me.  I thought all my life that God was waiting for me to…Read more »

Here Now Ministries

I want to apologize for not posting in a long time.  I think about what I’d like to write, or about sharing the words of my dear friend Carton, and just have not had the time or energy.  I’ve been working hard to get the outdoor ministry up and running, and want to share that…Read more »

Using our Gifts

I wanted to share a snippet of what I preached this week.    Here are the passages and a brief synopsis of my understanding of them as they relate to this week’s inspirations. Psalm 19:  The Heavens are telling the Glory of God and the wonders of God’s love are all around us. 1 Corinthians…Read more »

The Eye Contact Challenge

This past Sunday I preached about a new challenge that I’m putting out there for people to enjoy….it doesn’t require blindfolds, or detergent or bone chilling water, it’s the simple act of making eye contact with people that we pass on the street or in the mall, or at the post office.  As we become…Read more »

Witness To Tears

This past week someone asked me to sit with them while they cried.  They are living in a group home and have been told not to cry because it is perceived as fake and unnecessary.  I sat with her and she told her story,  and cried big, real tears of frustration, of deep sadness, of…Read more »

Rape Culture

On Tuesday I attended a workshop on suicide prevention.  On Wednesday, I stayed home to cry. I thought about the people that I meet with or people in my life; those who live with substance misuse, self-harm, suicidal ideation and suicidality as their baseline.  Most of these people are women and most of these people…Read more »