• Blogs,  Dave Lenehan's Weekly Thoughts

    My Anchor

    Written by Dave Lenehan Growing up along the shores of Cape Cod, our family was blessed to always have some sort of boat on hand for fishing and shell-fishing.  We started with a dark green 8-foot wooden row boat, then graduated to an 8-foot aluminum boat.  A few years later, we had our first of two 18-22 foot motorboats that we used to cruise through the Cape Cod Canal and make for the open ocean for more fishing.  It was an incredible privilege.  Our boats were certainly not the yachts you might think of when you think of Cape Cod, but they brought us hours of fun and pounds of…

  • Blogs,  Vic Stanley

     “Not Peace But A Sword”

    Written by Victor Stanley Jr.   “You think I have come to bring peace on the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword.” (Matt. 10:34) These are the words of Jesus to His disciples before sending them out into Judea to proclaim the message of Christ. These words do not mesh well with the romanticized timid and docile Jesus we tend to speak about in our churches. These words would not be spoke by the Jesus who wouldn’t harm a fly, who would never inconvenience us, who would never put us in uncomfortable positions, or disrupt our cozy lives. The Jesus proclaimed in most of our…