Thinking God's Thoughts
February 26th, 2024
I’m writing this in the wake of my last sermon — “For Sake of the Gospel” (2/25).The sermon text began with Peter rebuking Jesus, whom he had just proclaimed as Messiah. Jesus responded: “Get behind m...  Read More
by Randy Willis
Slow Down
February 8th, 2024
As we prepare for the beginning of the Lenten season, it’s good to be reminded of the need to … Slow. Down.I will always remember, in the early days of my ministry coming across an article by Pastor J...  Read More
by Randy Willis
One Word 2024
February 8th, 2024
It’s that time again — time to choose a new One Word for a new year!This practice has been meaningful for me. I started in 2013. I will choose my 12th word in 2024. Some of my favorites have been Ener...  Read More
by Randy Willis
Church Finances & Hope
October 25th, 2023
Last month, I shared some best practices for personal finances. I also shared them in a recent sermon (10/22). I certainly hope  those things are helpful to everyone!In light of the letter from the Ad...  Read More
by Randy Willis
Best Financial Practices
September 26th, 2023
Here are some of my (and my wife’s) best practices when it comes to finances. Our goal isn’t to be wealthy, but to be good stewards of what God entrusts to us!1. Honor God with tithes & offerings!Tith...  Read More
by Randy Willis
Core Prayers
August 28th, 2023
A number of years ago, I started keeping a list of what I call "core prayers" — prayers that are important to me in my discipleship journey and I believe they are helpful in the life of the church!Of ...  Read More
by Randy Willis
Back to School
August 1st, 2023
Parents and families will soon be thinking about going back to school, if they're not already. As I write this, there are less than 30 days until the first day of school.But "back to school" is not ju...  Read More
by Randy Willis
Catching Our Breath
June 29th, 2023
As I shared last month, the month of June was a busy, mission-focused time in the life of our church!Each Sunday evening, we participated in Saturate Altoona for the 3rd year in a row. It was a simple...  Read More
by Randy Willis
Stay Focused on the Mission!
May 30th, 2023
There's been a lot of distraction in recent years surrounding the turmoil in The United Methodist Church. I'm happy that Wehnwood has stayed focused on the mission of loving our neighbors and making d...  Read More
by Randy Willis
Lighthouse Church
April 25th, 2023
Our Easter sermon series is called, "A Living Hope," and it's based on the epistle readings in the Lectionary, which are from 1 Peter.Recently, we finished up a video series by Max Lucado in Bible stu...  Read More
by Randy Willis
Some Things I'm Excited About
March 28th, 2023
Some things to be excited about as we head into Holy Week, Easter, and the summer!...  Read More
by Randy Willis
Introducing the App
February 28th, 2023
We are happy to announce the new Wehnwood App and other digital services using the Subsplash platform!...  Read More
by Randy Willis
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