Author Archives: Reid Hettich

Unexpected & Unanticipated

The Lord leads in unexpected ways and in unanticipated directions. The truth of that thought certainly has b een confirmed to me the last few weeks. I am about to jump on a plane that will eventually take me to … Continue reading

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So, I will be traveling

God does work in mysterious ways. I have intentionally developed relationships with immigrant and refugee pastors in our community. These pastors usually serve without pay and very little training. I have tried to offer them support and encouragement and have … Continue reading

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Blessed are those who have regard for the weak

Psalm 41                                                                             … Continue reading

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a crumpled $10 bill

I did a classic double-take as I noticed the name on the offering envelope, “Cynthia” and “Daryl”. Inside the offering envelope there was just one crumpled $10 bill, but there was so much more. Cynthia and Daryl are homeless. They … Continue reading

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a 7-11 parking lot

I have known “Evie” for a few months. She drifts in and out… sometimes she’s at Mosaic’s worship service, sometimes we don’t she her for weeks. Evie often talks about her battles with alcohol which leads to unemployment, homelessness and some … Continue reading

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did not know that

I met “Ben” a few weeks ago out in the community. We’ve just had a couple of pretty casual conversations, so I was a bit surprised the other day when he introduced me to a friend of his, “Tara” with … Continue reading

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sometimes, I’m not very deep

OK I’ll admit it, I’m not very deep. But last week I considered it high praise when I overheard “Marcus” a homeless guy who has been attending our worship services talk to a friend about my sermons… He said, “Its … Continue reading

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