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Posts from November 2017

Thanks-Giving. Giving-Thanks.

This year, we made a pledge to raise enough contributions in food and money to provide for 120 families that are served through the ministry of Little Lights. In the eyes of the flesh, it was quite an overwhelming challenge, but by faith it was a challenge to which our church leadership said, “Yes.” However,…

Grieving With Those Who Mourn

Last Sunday, I came home to learn about the tragic shooting that took place at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Devin Kelley entered the church, began shooting and killed 25 people and an unborn child. What do we say in the midst of such tragedy? This intergenerational congregation was forever changed that day.…

Dreaming Forward

“Dreaming forward” is an idea that floated through my head in recent times while praying for our church. Dreams are about the future. Hence, we get the idea of being forward. Adding “forward” to “dream” gives us a sense of definitive movement. One can be full of hopes and dreams and never move forward. I…