I’ll pray for you” are words I have spoken and I am sure they are words you have spoken. They are words we use to comfort someone who is hurting. They are meant to be words of encouragement. They are words that say “I care” and I will take your needs to someone who can … [Read more…]
This Sunday’s text begins with the disciples of Jesus asking Jesus to teach them to pray. I read that and think, “What an odd request”. I have never asked anyone to teach me how to pray. I think that says more about my pride than it does some of the marvelous people of prayer that … [Read more…]
Nehemiah was open to God’s involvement in his life. His beliefs about God’s presence and action lead him to an intimate prayer life. Can our church have a similar prayer life? Consider these thoughts from part of an article I read today. “What I have consistently noticed in almost all thriving congregations, however, is that … [Read more…]
Remember to bring items for our food panty Sunday. These are the items that we most need: cereal, rice, canned fruit, juice, tomato soup, canned meat, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, pasta, chicken noodle soup, crackers, canned meat, jelly, and pasta sauce. We will also have a special contribution for Agape, Hopeworks, Harding School of … [Read more…]
When you are at the bottom of the barrel and don’t know who to turn to, what do you do? Go on a long walk? Bury yourself in you music? Crawl into a hidey-hole? This Sunday I will be preaching from Jeremiah 20. In this chapter he is having a really, really, really bad day. … [Read more…]
Do you ever feel as if God is very distant, that no matter how hard you look, you cannot find him? Job did. Job wanted to confront the Lord with charges of injustice, but he complained, “Behold, I go forward, but he is not there, and backward, but I do not perceive him; on the … [Read more…]
Welcome to our new church website. We will be adding more features in the coming weeks. Please take a look around, and best of all, come and visit us on Sunday at 9:00 am. for worship!