He's Not Supposed to be Here

I am occasionally asked if I wonder what Trey would be like today as a 9 year old.  Nope, never, not once.

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Yes, I realize that it would be great to have to be worrying about 3 idle kids and to not fritter away precious days with the 2 that are still on this earth and in our house.

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Impending Doom

Impending doom.  It’s with me a lot.  It’s not heavy of debilitating, but it’s burdensome.  It’s not with me all of the time, but it’s there.  It doesn’t crush me, but it weighs heavily.  It doesn’t define me, but it’s around me.   It doesn’t win, but it’s in the game.

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An Open Letter to Kennywood

With Kennywood about to open, my prayer is that every employee there…and similar places, reads this…

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“Be kind.  Everyone you meet today is battling something.”

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It is summer.  The season so many of us yearn for throughout the dreary and occasionally bitter days of winter.  Finally, school is out and there is time to do everything.  Days into it the weather is not "summery" and "everything" has been replaced with "there is...

Impending Doom

The phone rings...what could it be?  What has happened?  Who is in need?  Who is angry?  What did I not know about?  Did I miss something?  Car wreck?  Someone ill?  The possibilities are endless. What was that pain?  Heart attack?  Gas?  Was that a lump?  Is that a...

I Appreciate…

Sometimes it's just good to focus on the positive.  Sometimes that's hard.  Sometime's it really pays off to look for the good...in the bad.  Maybe it's a discipline that the more you do it the better you'll be at it.  Well, sometimes is always and maybe is for sure....

Faith Community Church

Jay Mitlo is the youngest son of Thomas and Betty Ann Mitlo. Jay is a 1989 graduate of Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh, PA and 1993 graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington Indiana. He has over 20 years of ministry experience and education. He has been on staff as the Metro Director for YoungLife in Pittsburgh (teen outreach ministry), Executive Pastor of Rolling Hills Church, and now is the Pastor at Faith Community Church in Penn Hills. Jay spent some time training with the Center for Relational Care out of Austin Texas. It was there were he learned about Emotional/Relational needs, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and most of all…comfort. This revolutionized his ministry, teaching, and life… Read More

All About Trey

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It is summer.  The season so many of us yearn for throughout the dreary and occasionally bitter days of winter.  Finally, school is out and there is time to do everything.  Days into it the weather is not "summery" and "everything" has been replaced with "there is...

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Impending Doom

The phone rings...what could it be?  What has happened?  Who is in need?  Who is angry?  What did I not know about?  Did I miss something?  Car wreck?  Someone ill?  The possibilities are endless. What was that pain?  Heart attack?  Gas?  Was that a lump?  Is that a...

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I Appreciate…

Sometimes it's just good to focus on the positive.  Sometimes that's hard.  Sometime's it really pays off to look for the good...in the bad.  Maybe it's a discipline that the more you do it the better you'll be at it.  Well, sometimes is always and maybe is for sure....

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