Pastor's Corner: On Father's Day
June 19, 2020
When the phone rang, I answered, “Barrows residence, Vicki speaking.” My sister Deb’s familiar voice replied, “Hi, I’m calling to update you on Dad’s condition. I know you have a lot going on at church, but I think you should try to get away as soon as possible to come and see him. He’s failing quickly.”
So, I booked a flight and packed my bags. On the way to Arizona I prayed for Dad, for our family, for strength, the same things many of you have prayed many times. Then I said, “Daddy God, I’m not expecting Dad to recognize me, and I’ll be fine if he doesn’t. But it...