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Harvest Sunday!

This Sunday (or today, depending on when you read this) is Harvest Sunday.  It’s been a longstanding tradition that has done a lot of good for a group that is doing a lot of good in our community.  It also keeps the preacher a tad more…shall we say….stationary… while preaching. The group is Carpenter Place. …

Game 7 – Who’s Watching?

About 20 million people watched the Astros win the World Series this week.  I am – quite likely – the only one who was thinking about the 12th chapter of Hebrews while watching.  Let me explain.  [But first, a recap for those of you who haven’t been in Bible class lately.  After listing the heroes…

Words of Encouragement

There are times when life situations happen and we just need a few words of encouragement. I would like to have that available for you when those times happen. There is a display of booklets now in the library for that very purpose. They are written by authors from Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation, Faith…

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Update

On August 26 and for several days following, Hurricane Harvey devastated much of eastern Texas. With some areas receiving as much as 64.5 inches of rain, Harvey is the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the United States. The resulting floods inundated hundreds of thousands of homes, displaced more than 30,000 people, and prompted more than…

Not of This World

The two detectives carefully and cautiously made their way through the dark corridors of the spooky, old mansion on the outskirts of town. They were investigating the unexplained phenomena reported by some of the local residents. “Look there!” whispered one of the detectives to the other; pointing toward a cobweb-wrapped staircase that ascended into darkness.…

Area-Wide Worship October 22

Psalm 133:1 says, “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” While unity is good, these days getting all of us together is easier said than done. People are over-scheduled and hyper-busy. As such, we have to be intentional at making time for the very important things of life. In…

Tomorrow Is Too Late

Have you ever heard the saying, “You marry whom you date?” Have you ever known someone who wasn’t choosy about the type of person they dated, but claimed they planned to find a good Christian mate someday? That doesn’t make much sense, does it? Eventually you’re going to marry one of the people you date.…