This is the Worst

No matter who you are and no matter what the situation, it hurts when your emotional needs aren’t met.  

What Matters

  We have to love more, care more, and be there more for the individual…rather than the cause.

A Few Things...

Yep, time for a list.

We Need to Heal

When we blame the other side we are only putting walls up that thwart the opportunities for love.  When we hold up the virtues of our cause so high we can’t reach down and love the individual.

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

Know Who You Are

I have coached volleyball for 24 years.  I have coached good teams, great teams, bad teams, really bad teams, and many in the middle.  This years team (girls) is different than most.  They are as enjoyable a bunch of young girls that I have ever coached.  Also, they...

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

One Thing

What can you count on?  Really?  What is stable for you?  What is it that will be there for you forever, never failing, always consistent?  What do you value?  What is it that takes up the bulk of your time/attention/focus?  Where do you turn when things don't go your...

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Transitions

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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