Lessons from Buffalo | Part Two

Lessons from Buffalo | Part Two

Pastor Dave Koppel

Last time I told you about moving to Buffalo right out of college. I was 22 years old, just starting out. I owned a bed and a chest of drawers. I got some pieces of wood and some cinder blocks and made shelves. I got a kitchen table and some... Read More

Lessons from Buffalo | Part Three

Lessons from Buffalo | Part Three

Pastor Dave Koppel

Deciding Who We Really want to Follow I’ve told you about the snow in Buffalo—it was monumental, epic, massive, enormous—and I’ve told you about my apartment flooding on a warm spring day when all that snow began to melt... Read More

Lessons from Buffalo | Part One

Lessons from Buffalo | Part One

Pastor Dave Koppel

When I graduated from the University of Connecticut with a marketing degree, my first job was for a company called Weyerhaeuser. I sold solid wood products—everything from dimension lumber to specialty paneling to factories and lumberyards... Read More

Taking a Break

Taking a Break

Pastor Dave Koppel

Dear Friends, It continues to be a hectic Advent. It seems as soon as the Thanksgiving meal is over, it’s like a starting gun for the Christmas shopping season. Every year I try to do better. Every year I think I can have everything... Read More

Doors That Go Nowhere

Doors That Go Nowhere

Pastor Dave Koppel

Another airport story… Recently I was traveling, and while walking through the airport, I saw a set of emergency exit doors. They were clearly marked “Emergency Exit, Keep Clear. That’s not unusual at all. We see doors like... Read More