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Pastor’s Friday Comments (11.16.18)

by Angie Smith

Last week I spent a few days away in a secluded place, mainly to prepare a preaching plan for the next Christian year, but also to have some time to reconnect with why I do what I do as a minister. Even if you don’t have a goal of producing something — perhaps especially if […]

Pastor’s Friday Comments (11.09.18)

by Angie Smith

I once read that a detective observed that no one enters a room without bringing something with them and no one leaves a room without taking something away. I suppose he was referring particularly to small things that might be a clue in an investigation — a piece of lint, dirt on your shoes, etc. […]

Pastor’s Friday Comments (11.02.18)

by Angie Smith

In what I consider to be the most important theological document ever produced, the Prologue to the Fourth Gospel, John the Evangelist begins with this: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” He took a complex term from Greek philosophy, the logos, which we translate […]

Blog from Kristy Engel….

by Angie Smith

Acts 4:32-35 “All the believers were united in heart and mind. And they felt that what they owned was not their own, so they shared everything they had. The apostles testified powerfully to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and God’s great blessing was upon them all. There were no needy people among them, because […]

Pastor’s Friday Comments (10.26.18)

by Angie Smith

For almost fifteen years a small group of men from our church has met each Wednesday at Magnolia Bakery. We discuss a chapter in a book and pray for one another and the concerns of our church — as well as discussing the best lawnmower or chainsaw to buy. Right now we are reading Crazy […]

Pastor’s Friday Comments (10.19.18)

by Angie Smith

Do you ever watch This Is Us? It’s a very popular and well-done television drama that moves between the youth and adulthood of three siblings (twins and an adopted son born on the same day) who lose their father when they are seventeen. There are all sorts of story lines that reflect issues that real […]

Pastor’s Friday Comments (10.12.18)

by Angie Smith

Sunday we will begin a series of sermons that I am calling “Christ and our ‘Possessions.’” Note the quotation marks around the word “possessions.” If you subscribe to the orthodox Christian position that all we are and all we have come from God then we don’t actually possess anything. Whatever material things we have are […]

Parenting in the Digital Age World

by Angie Smith

Sundays, October 21 and 28 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. A conversation on your child’s and teen’s physical and emotional well-being.  Learn from our educational, medical, and legal communities at these important sessions. Children and youth will attend Sunday School while parents/grandparents attend each session.