HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Happy New Year! I can hardly wait to see what this New Year will bring.  It has been an interesting beginning.  We have already had record cold temperatures across the Country, unexpected snow falls in places that traditionally do not get any snow, devastating coastal waves, and we have seen...

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Fishing

Catching fish is great!  Two weeks ago I put all of my fishing knowledge to work and it paid off.  Two preacher friends, Bob Vale and Ken Mansfield, joined me on a cat fishing trip to South Carolina.  On our first day out we caught six fish.  Now that is...

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Would You Listen To God?

If God wanted to speak to you would you listen? The story of Moses and the burning bush is a great story. It is fascinating because God caused Moses to “turn aside” and to pay attention in order that God could share with Moses a unique opportunity and calling. I...

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Outward Facing Circles

“We are connected by Christ but called to be an outward facing circle of people; seeking, reaching, and welcoming others to join us in serving Jesus Christ.” The Methodist Church has always emphasized both the vertical relationship and the horizontal relationship as being crucial components of a complete life.  One...

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It’s ALL about Jesus!

Jesus is at the center of everything we do! It seems silly to announce to a christian church that Jesus is going to be our primary focus. But there are so many churches where Jesus does not receive first or even second place status.  There are any number of churches...

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