Author: Pastor Ellis White

Daddy, help!

Right now, every time I am cooking dinner, or emptying the dishwasher, or taking out the trash, my daughter Evelyn incessantly cries out to me, “Daddy, help! Daddy, help! Daddy, help!” And she won’t stop until I give her a job to do. Sometimes there are helpful things for her to do, like take spaghetti out of […]

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Overflow !!

When you hear the word overflow, what do you think of? A beautiful fountain in a city park? An overfull drink in an unsteady hand? Pastor Larry’s sermon illustration from Sunday? An accident you once had when removing a toilet in a home renovation? Well… Right now, I think of my two year old daughter, […]

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How do I get there?

It’s hard to go somewhere if you don’t know how to get there. People frequently get lost on the way to our apartment. First off, the house number doesn’t exist on anyone’s GPS (and I literally mean anyone’s GPS). Then, every GPS (again, every GPS) takes you the wrong way and you end up behind […]

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Merry Christmas!

On Christmas Day, at 3pm for 10 minutes, the United Kingdom comes to a halt for an annual moment of reflection—the Queen’s Speech. In the midst of all of the Christmas festivities, it is a chance to pause and listen as the Queen reflects upon the year that has been and the meaning of Christmas. […]

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Follow Your Heart

For some people I know, “Follow Your Heart,” is something like a life mission statement. They’ve had too much of being told that you need to think things through, or being told what others think you should do, or feeling like you need to make others happy with your decisions. And so they come to […]

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