Amazing Love, How Can it Be

I grew up in the church. Every week we sang hymns. For the most part I thought they were boring and dull. I was a young. On Easter we sang a hymn that we sang so many times but one year it hit me hard. I wasn’t listening to the...

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Sunday Gathering @ 11am

For our Sunday service, we'll be again offering two modes: FB Live - this will be up on Jim's FB Page and the church's FB Page once we get going, at 11:00am or shortly following. Drive-in - similar to last week, we'll be offering a drive-in style option. Please DO...

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Coronavirus and Opportunity to Help

During this coronavirus pandemic, I have discovered it is so easy to get distracted. I get up. Do some Bible reading, pray, eat breakfast. I am ready to start the day and take on the world. Then I turn on the news or read some new information about the coronavirus...

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Election Season

There are seasons: winter, spring, summer and fall. There are seasons we look forward to like pumpkin spice season, Christmas season (a personal favorite), the holiday season. Then there are seasons we try to get through. Like we are in now – election season. I started thinking about Jesus running...

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Identity

When I was younger, I always felt like I didn’t belong. There wasn’t any particular group of kids in school that I “clicked” with. I had a few friends, and that was pretty much it. I went into the military after high school, and I still felt like I didn’t...

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Do We Live for Tomorrow or for a Future?

Kobe Bryant’s passing was a shock.  He was too young.  It caused me to stop and reflect. God promises us an amazing and wonderful future, but He doesn’t promise a tomorrow.  Like Paul said, “For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.” Kobe’s passing caused me...

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Finding Peace at Christmas and Year Round

My favorite part of the Christmas Eve Service is the closing. We light candles and sing “Silent Night.” It is peaceful, reflective and refreshing. The Christmas Season can get crazy. You want to stop and enjoy it but there is so much to do. As Christmas comes upon us, we...

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Youth Mission Trip to West Virginia

Thank you to all who have supported us through these many weeks of preparation and then finally, while we were on our mission trip itself. As you know, we were called to work in Crum, WV. It is a city in Wayne County with a population of about 1500. The...

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