How Should We Greet Them?

One of the things I have heard on numerous occasions  is how welcomed people feel when they first come to our church.  First impressions are usually lasting impressions and, according to most who visit our church, that has been one of our strong suits.  Still it never hurts to remind ourselves how important those first…

Cheering Them On

Saturday’s Oh Mama 5K was a lot of fun!  Our people volunteered to welcome and register runners and set up refreshments for after the race.  We also had several people stationed on the course to cheer the runners on as well as help them stay on the path.  All of the jobs were important and…

Additional Projects That Grew Out Of March Mission Madness

In the process of visiting people for March Mission Madness sites, I discovered there were some needs too big and too small for MMM.  I’m sure you can imagine needs too big for that weekend.  I went to one woman’s home to find that her roof had a huge leak and would need a new…

Still Giving Thanks For All Things March Mission Madness

Our FBC students had some important reflections about March Mission Madness: “I am thankful for the people who sorted mission tools.”  -Jordan Silva “The Sanders let us stay at their house and the sound and projector folks made worship go well.”  -Joseph Silva “Our preacher was really good.” –Matthew Collins “The site leaders helped us…

Awe And Gratitude

As I work to put together the last details for March Mission Madness, I realize that I am filled with awe and gratitude.  I am amazed at God’s power and presence through all that has happened in the planning and organizing for this event.  We have all the mission sites we need which means people…