We've Witnessed It
February 1st, 2024
We've Witnessed It. Many of us share common goals in the new year – lose weight, save money, and read the Bible through. As I try to stay on pace with a chronological reading plan, I find myself readi...
I've Witnessed Him
December 28th, 2023
I've Witnessed Him Every day, our lives are completely dependent upon a burning ball in the sky. We need the sun’s gravitational pull to keep our world in the proper place. We need its warmth to maint...
Path of Life
November 7th, 2023
The Path of Abundant, Eternal LifeYou make known to me the path of life;in your presence there is fullness of joy;at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.Psalms 16:11In our house, we have boxes f...
More than a Pin
September 29th, 2023
For decades, church members received awards in recognition of their unwavering commitment to perfect church attendance. These godly individuals were honored year after year, receiving pins as a testam...
Deeper than a Metaphor
September 5th, 2023
Deeper than a MetaphorDriving an old church van through the mountains of Eastern Kentucky, the words of Randy Travis came to mind and the words rolled out of my mouth (in my favorite country music voi...
Puerto Rico Mission Trip Update
August 17th, 2023
I had a great visit to Puerto Rico. I hope this answers some questions about the upcoming trip on September 10-15. I'm super excited about the two pastors I met. We will be working primarily with Past...
A Rock of Offense, a Cornerstone of Life
June 1st, 2023
A Rock of OffenseFlannel graphs and coloring sheets have introduced children to Jesus for decades. He fed 5,000, walked on water, and healed the lame, diseased, and blind. His life inspired statues, s...
Growth in Grace
May 1st, 2023
I have two thumbs and neither are green. I have been given flowers, vegetables, and many other plants, but there is no evidence of such gifts. They all died. Or, you could say, I have not kept them al...
Build to Spread
April 1st, 2023
In late October, if you find yourself in the middle of Kentucky, stop by Shaker Village. Our Senior adult group enjoyed the historic tours, the restaurant, in-tact stone wall stretching for miles, and...
A Prepared Church
March 1st, 2023
March may provide the most enjoyable weather of the year. The mild temperatures, abundant sunshine, and lack of gnats make me want to stay outside as long as possible! During long stretches of good we...
February 1st, 2023
BREAKING NEWS! The startling announcement is typically followed by an alarming sound effect and very concerned voice reading yet another headline. Headline after headline in BOLD print barrage our scr...
January 1st, 2023
Throughout the history of the church, we have affected culture and have been affected by culture. “Blue laws” were laws or ordinances that prohibited the commercial sale of products or activities on S...