SERMONS THAT MATTER

This Sunday, I want to begin a new sermon series that will take us through the spring.  The title of the series is “What Really Matters.”  The inspiration comes from my alma mater, Furman University.  Once each semester a faculty member is invited to deliver the L. D. Johnson lecture on “What Really Matters.” Dr….

The Mission to Bulgaria

Our Bulgarian Mission Team returned on Saturday from our eighth mission trip over the past nine years.  It was another year of successful construction projects and fun games and crafts, but most importantly this year was a chance to see the fruits of our labor that have developed over the past nine years.   We were…

Passport Camp Report

Last Sunday fifteen students and five chaperones piled into two church buses to head off to Greensboro, North Carolina full of excitement and anticipation for the week ahead.  Six days later we arrived back at the church, unloaded the buses and went home.  We were not, however, the same group that left Commerce a week…

St Simons Island Lighthouse by Kathryn Meyer

Part 2 – Words of Hope from St. Simons

Last week, I shared with you some of what I learned at the  Mercer Preaching Consultation at St. Simons.  This week I would like to share with you some reflections on Dr. Bass’s presentation.  Some of these are Dr. Bass’s reflections and some are my own. First, Dr. Bass noted that Baptists and Methodists fared…

St Simons Island Lighthouse by Kathryn Meyer

Words Of Hope From St. Simons

Last week, I shared with you that I attended the Mercer Preaching Consultation at St. Simons. This week I would like to share with you some of what I learned at the consultation. I learned a great deal from other pastors who made presentations as they related some of their challenges and approaches to preaching….