A Reminder About An Important Ministry

Earlier this week the children and I went to the Banks Jackson Food Bank to volunteer.  Mondays are especially busy days and we wanted to help.  As usual, there was plenty of work to do!  The children and I unloaded, sorted, and stacked over 600 pounds of food!  I must say, I am pretty impressed…

An Up-Beat Up-Date!

You continue to be faithful and responsive in your total.  As we shared with you at the beginning of June, we need to continue to find ways to be generous throughout the summer.  I am amazed but, also, extremely thankful for the way you have responded to this challenge. If we can continue this giving pattern…

Camp is Not Over

You might have opened your newsletter to see more pictures of our children and youth at PASSPORT Camps and thought, “Camp is over.  Why are there more pictures?”  I’d like to suggest that though the students are home now, camp is not actually over. The work of the Holy Spirit is still at play here….

EPIC Worship

The Associated Baptist Press recently carried an article by The article examined the trend of churches offering two distinctive worship styles, one that is primarily traditional and one that is contemporary.  Most churches do this by offering an early morning service and another at the more traditional 11am hour. Rudnick notes that an unintended side-effect of…

Praise and Thanks Be to God

It is obvious to me that you have been praying for the children and youth as well as the chaperones for PASSPORT Camps. Camp has been amazing so far. Everyone seems to be helping each other and excited to be learning together. Thank you for being a congregation who prays for us. I can already…