Minister Articles

Take Refuge In God

Psalms 5:11 But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you. 12 Surely, Lord, you bless the righteous; you surround them with your favor as with a shield. (NIV) When is tornado season…

Challenge

Challenge: A call to take place in a contest or competition. As we all have been deeply impacted by everything involved with Covid-19, I would like to challenge us all to participate in a church-wide challenge. Here it is for this week. Write an encouraging note to a family who has experienced the loss of…

This Is The Day

Psalm 118:24 This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. How are you using your time each day? The past several days have felt repetitive, but there have also been small moments of pure joy. Our kids are coming to understand that school is not going…

Who, Not What

Sometimes you hear something that just resonates with truth. I had such a moment when I read an article that came to me from the Creekwood Church of Christ in Mobile. It was written by their minister, David A. Sargent. He was writing about one of their members who recently passed away. Her name is…

Be Strong and Courageous

Moses, the great leader of Israel was dead. The weight and responsibility for leading the nation of Israel now fell on the shoulders of Joshua. Can you imagine how he must have felt? They mourned for Moses for thirty days and then God spoke to Joshua. “Moses my servant is dead, now get ready to…

Community

My niece, Paris Harrell, lives in North Carolina and is a second-grade teacher at a school with a high number of immigrant families and low income. They are shut down with the rest of the world due to Covid-19. Seven of her friends reached out to her with one question, “What can we do to…

Trust in God

Psalms 34: 19 and 22The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all;.. 22The Lord will rescue his servants; no one who takes refuge in him will be condemned (NIV) How are you handling the situation we are going through? This is a perfect example of how we all…

Hold On or Let Go

Several weeks ago Leah and I were enjoying a snack with our kiddos and we asked our little boy to pick up all the trash and throw it away once we finished eating. Our little boy stopped and picked up all the pieces of trash, approximately 8 to 10 pieces. However, because his hands are…

Part of the Family

Philippians 1:6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. NIV) What is the best thing about being a family? Is it the fun times we have together? Maybe the vacations and the hassle that comes with it.…

Are You a People Person?

Scott Pruitt 15 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation. (Mark 16:15 NIV) Did you ever wonder how much you would miss family and friends when you couldn’t see them every day or at least each week? Have you even noticed how many people you…