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Chicago, IL 60643

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Reflections

Rev. Dr. Thomas Aldworth, Pastor

Rev. Millie Myren, Support Minister


Morgan Park

 Baptist Church

 To read the pastor's column from the church's weekly newsletter "The Advance" please select from the following list:


November 17,2019 "THE RESUME OF REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH"


November 10, 2019 "SCAPEGOATERS ABOUND" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


November 3, 2019 "THINGS DO NOT ALWAYS GO ACCORDING TO PLAN" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 20, 2019 "THE LANGUAGE OF LOSS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 13, 2019 "LEARNING TO LISTEN" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 22, 2019 "CALMING OUR FRANTIC SOULS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 15, 2019 "THE GREATEST COMMANDMENTS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 8, 2019 "GOD'S AUNDANT LOVE:MARANATHA!" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 1, 2019 "A TIME FOR PEACE" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 25, 2019 "A DESERTED PLACE" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH  


August 18, 2019 "A TORRENT OF TEARS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 11, 2019 "WE ARE NOT "FIXABLE" - REV.DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 5, 2019 "CONTINUING COSMOLOGY" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 28, 2019 "MORE ON PRAYER" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 21, 2019 "WHAT DO WE REALLY KNOW?" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 14, 2019 "KNOCK- KNOCK : WHO'S THERE?" - REV. DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 7, 2019 "THE WAY OF THE WOUNDED HEART" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 30, 2019 "HEARTS STRENGTHENED IN HOLINESS"  REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH  


June 16, 2019 PASTOR'S REPORT TO THE  FAITH FAMILY OF MORGAN PARK AMERICAN BAPTIST CHURCH

BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


June 9, 2019 "TO HEAVEN" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 2, 2019 "LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE!" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 26, 2019 "JONAH'S JOB" - BYREV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 19, 2019 "RECALLING DR. KING'S ASSASSINATION" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 12, 2019 "HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 5, 2019 "BECOMING EASTER PEOPLE" - BY REV. DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 21,2019 "AMAZED!!!" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDORTH


April 14, 2019 "GOOD FRIDAY REFLECTIONS" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 7, 2019 "A SPIRIT OF DISCIPLINE" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 31, 2019 "WHY SO MUCH HATRED?" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 17, 2019 "LENTEN THOUGHTS" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 10, 2019 "UNDERSTANDING THE BIBLE WITHOUT RANCOR" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 3, 2019 "CLOTHING OURSELVES WITH LOVE" - BY REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 24, 2019 "BECOMING PASTORS AND PRIESTS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 17, 2019 "JESUS, THE COUNTRY BUMPKIN" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 10, 2019 "BE STRONG" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 3, 2019 "A SPIRIT OF DISCIPLINE" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


January 27, 2019 "SEPARATING SHEEP FROM GOATS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


January 20,2019 "WHAT DO WE REALLY NEED TO KNOW FROM THE BIBLE" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


January 13, 2019 "AT THE JORDAN" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


December 30, 2018 "ETERNITY & THE HUMAN HEART!"- REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


December 9, 2018 "AN ABUNDANCE OF DIVINE LOVE" - REV.DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


December 2, 2018 "JESUS IS COMING AGAIN" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


November 25, 2018 "THE PARLIAMENT OF THE WORLD'S RELIGIONS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


November 18, 2018 "LOOK AT THE BIRDS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


November 11, 2018 "STEWARDSHIP LETTER" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


 October 28, 2018 "JOHN,THE FIRST BAPTIST" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


October 21, 2018 "FRIENDLY OR UNFRIENDLY" - REV. DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH 


October 14, 2018 "ALL WE NEED TO KNOW FROM THE BIBLE" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 7,2018 "WHY BOTHER WITH CHURCH" - REV.DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 30, 2018 "MORE LOVE" - REV.DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 23, 2018 "ON HAPPINESS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 16, 2018 "ON ROCK" - REV. DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 9, 2018 "THE HAPPINESS PROJECT" - REV. DR.THOMAS ALWORTH


September 2, 2018 "EMBRACING A PEACEABLE LIFE" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


August 26, 2018 "NO END OF CONTEMPT" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 12, 2018 "LISTENING TO THE BELOVED" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 5, 2018 " REFLECTIONS FROM MY INSTALLATION AS PASTOR TEN YEARS AGO" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 29, 2018 "REFLECTION ON SOUL" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 22, 2018 "THE GIFT OF BEING" - REV. DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 15, 2018 "LOST AND FOUND IN THE COSMOS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 8, 2018 "FRIENDSHIP AND LONELINESS" - REV. DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 1, 2018 " THEOLOGY 101: FOR THE LOVE OF GOD" - REV. DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 24, 2018 "MINDFULNESS AND STRESS REDUCTION" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 17,2018 "TO DAPHNE AS YOU TURN FOUR" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 10, 2018 "TENTH ANNIVERSARY THOUGHTS? - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 27,2018 "UNDERSTAND THE TRINITY?" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 20, 2018 "PENTECOST PONDERINGS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


May 13, 2018 "REFLECTIONS ON LIFE" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 6, 2018 "MINDING THE SOUL" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 30,2018 "REFLECTIONS ON BAPTISM" - REV.DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH  


April 22, 2018 "FURTHER EASTER REFLECTIONS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 15, 2018 "STILL DREAMING DREAMS!" - REV. DR THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 8, 2018 "A GOD OF WAR OR A GOD OF PEACE? WE MUST CHOOSE!" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


April 1, 2018 "EASTER JOY" - REV .DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 25, 2018 " A PALM SUNDAY REFLECTION: ON BEING LOST AND FOUND" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 18, 2018 " THE INCIDENT IN THE TEMPLE" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 11, 2018 "FAREWELL EULOGY FOR MATTHEW MARK BROWNLEE" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 4, 2018 "WHY ARE WE A CHURCH IN THE FIRST PLACE?" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 25, 2018  "TO CLARK: AS YOU TURN TWO " - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 18, 2018 "DUST TO DUST" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 11, 2018 "DON'T COME TO OUR CHURCH!" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 4, 2018 "UNRAVELING REVELATION" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


January 28,2018 - "ON THIS AND THAT" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


January 21, 2018 - "LOOKING A BIT AT RACE" - REV. DR THOMAS ALDWORTH


January 14, 2018 - " A STAR STILL SHINES" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


January 7, 2018 - "EPIPHANY REFLECTIONS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


December 24, 2017 CHRISTMAS: DO NOT BE AFRAID TO BE HAPPY - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


December 17, 2017 - "REFLECTIONS ON THE VISITATION" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


​December 10,2017- " THE FIRST CHRISTMAS  " - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


December 3,2017 -" THE NECESSITY of CHRISTIAN COSMOLOGY" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


November 26, 2017 - NOW IS THE TIME: 2018 ESTIMATE OF GIVING CARDS - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


November 19, 2017 - "WHO CARES ABOUT CHURCH?" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


November 12, 2017 - "ON DREAMING DREAMS" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


November 5,2017 -  "PERCHANCE TO DREAM: HELPING HEAL INSOMNIA" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 29,2017 - "SERMON SNIPPETS"-  REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 22, 2017- "BELOVED BETH" - REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 15, 2017-'DOING THEOLOGY" - REV. DR.THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 1, 2017- "SAVED BY FAITH IN JESUS OR SAVED BY THE FAITH OF JESUS?" -REV. DR. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 24, 2017-"HEALING UNHEALTHY GOD-IMAGES" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 17, 2017- "WHO CAN KILL IN JESUS' NAME?" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 3,2017 - "THE HARDEST WORK THERE IS: SPEAKING ABOUT GOD" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 27, 2017 - "THE HEART OF DEMOCRACY" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 20, 2017 - "NO ONE SHALL SEE GOD AND LIVE" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 13, 2017 - "THE ATTACK" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 6, 2017 - "LOVING THE BIBLE WITHOUT LOSING YOUR MIND PART TWO" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 30, 2017 - "LOVING THE BIBLE WITHOUT LOSING YOUR MIND" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 23, 2017 - "ARE YOU INSANE 2?" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 16, 2017 - "ARE YOU INSANE?" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 9, 2017 - "BRAIN HEALTH: PART THREE/CONCLUSION" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 2, 2017 - "BRAIN HEALTH: A HAPPY AND HEALTHY BRAIN - PART 2" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 25, 2017 - "BRAIN HEALTH: A HAPPY AND HEALTHY BRAIN" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 18, 2017 - "TRINITY THOUGHTS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 11, 2017 - "PONDERING PENTECOST" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 4, 2017 - "PASTOR THOMAS ALDWORTH'S NINTH ANNUAL REPORT TO THE FAITH FAMILY OF MORGAN PARK BAPTIST CHURCH" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 21, 2017 - "FOR DAPHNE: WHO WILL SOON BE THREE" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 14, 2017 - "TO ALL ASPIRING MINISTERS: A LETTER OF AFFECTIONS AND AFFIRMATION" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 7, 2017 - POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 30, 2017 - "BEING MORTAL" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 23, 2017 - "THE DAFFODILS STILL BLOOM!" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 16, 2017 - "GOOD FRIDAY REFLECTIONS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 9, 2017 - "LAZARUS, COME OUT!" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April, 2, 2017 - "BORN BLIND" - Dr. THOMAS ADLWORTH


March 19, 2017 - FORGETFULNESS AND THE BRAIN (Part Two)" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 12, 2017 - "FORGETFULNESS AND THE BRAIN (Part One)" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 5, 2017 - "SOMETHING FOR US TO CONSIDER FOR LENT" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 26, 2017 - "SO WHERE IS KATIE NOW?" -  Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 19, 2017 - "REFLECTIONS FROM OUR BROTHER ART MYREN'S MEMORIAL" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 12, 2016 - "WITH LOVE TO CLARK KENNETH AS YOU TURN ONE" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


February 5, 2017 - "SERMON SNIPPETS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


January 29, 2017 - "A YEAR OF DISCERNMENT" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


January 15, 2017 - "HOPEFUL SANITY" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


December 25, 2016 - "CHRISTMAS: A FEAST OF HOPE" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


December 18, 2016 - "HUMOR AND HUMILITY" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


December 11, 2016 - "THE BEAUTY OF THE CHRISTIAN STORY" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


December 4, 2016 - "NOW IS THE TIME: 2017 ESTIMATE OF GIVING CARDS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


November 27, 2016 - "DID PAUL REALLY WRITE THIS?" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


November 20, 2016 - "BETH ALDWORTH'S EULOGY" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


November 13, 2016 - "SOME REFLECTIONS SENT TO BETH BEFORE SHE WENT HOME TO GOD" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


November 6, 2016 - "SERMON THOUGHTS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 30, 2016 - "DARK NIGHTS AND THE SILENCE OF GOD (CONCLUSION)" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 16, 2016 - "DARK NIGHTS AND THE SILENCE OF GOD (PART TWO)" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 9, 2016 - "DARK NIGHTS AND THE SILENCE OF GOD (PART ONE)" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


October 2, 2016 - "THE NEED FOR COURAGE" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 25, 2016 - "WORSHIP & SURRENDER" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 18, 2016 - "WRAPPING UP OUR SUMMER OF WISDOM" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


September 11, 2016 - "A FALL FULL OF PAUL" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 28, 2016 - "WORTH PONDERING" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 21, 2016 - "SOME OF WHAT I BELIEVE" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 14, 2016 - "PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


August 7, 2016 - "BIBLE TRANSLATIONS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 31, 2016 - "A FLAME OF YAHWEH" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 24, 2016 - "THE SUMMER OF WISDOM: KISS ME" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 17, 2016 - "EMBRACING ECCLESIASTES PART 2 - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 10, 2016 - "EMBRACING ECCLESIASTES" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


July 3, 2016 - "MORE PROVERBS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 26, 2016 - "PROVERBS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 19, 2016 - THE SUMMER OF WISDOM - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


June 12, 2016 -EIGHTH ANNUAL REPORT TO THE FAITH FAMILY OF MORGAN PARK BAPTIST CHURCH - Dr. THOMAS  ALDWORTH


May 29, 2016 - "A SHORT HISTORY OF NEARLY EVERYTHING" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 22, 2016 - "DAPHNE LOU AS YOU TURN TWO" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 8, 2016 - "REFLECTIONS ON SPOTLIGHT" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


May 1, 2016 - "SEE, I'M MAKING ALL THINGS NEW - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 24, 2016 - "UNDERSTANDING HEARTS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 17, 2016 - "CAN WE REALLY UNDERSTAND GOD?" PART 2 - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH 


April 10, 2016 - "CAN WE REALLY UNDERSTAND GOD?" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


April 3, 2016 -  "WHAT ABOUT BAPTISM" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 27, 2016 - "EASTER FAITH" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


March 20, 2016 - "REFLECTIONS ON THE CROSS OF CHRIST" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH
 
March13, 2016 - "LOVE AND LUST ARE NOT THE SAME" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH
 
March 6, 2016 - "DUST TO DUST" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH

February 28, 2016 - "POWER CORRUPTS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH

February 21, 2016 - "THOUGHTS ON TIME" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH

February 14, 2016 - "FROM THE HEART, FOR THE HEART" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH

February 7, 2016 - "FINDING GOD" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH

January 31, 2016 - "TRAUMA & STRESS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH

January 24, 2016 - "CHRISTMAS PAST" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH


January 17, 2016 - "SEVEN DEADLY SINS" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH

January 10, 2016 - "LOVING THE BIBLE" - Dr. THOMAS ALDWORTH