Let’s Get Ready For Camp

Have you noticed that summer break is only a few weeks away?  I must say, I’m excited for the change of pace and all our adventures!  With summer break comes camp!  I do hope you are planning for your 3rd-12th grade children to go.  We have PASSPORTkids! Camp for 3rd – 6th graders and PASSPORTchoices…

Celebrating The Risen Lord!

People sometimes debate whether Christmas or Easter is the highlight of the Christian year.  I’d like to cast my vote for both.  On both occasions we mark and celebrate something that is unique and definitive about our faith. At Christmas we, of course, celebrate the incarnation.  God comes to earth, takes on human form, and provides…

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…

More On Our Belief In Resurrection

Time constraints sometimes limit what I can use in a sermon (believe it or not) and Sunday was one of those occasions.  As I did mention in the message, the valley of the dry bones passage from Ezekiel seems to be the earliest passage in scripture to feature a central belief in both rabbinic Judaism and…

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…