MAY
14

As you know, our governor has already instituted “Phase 1” of our state’s reopening plan allowing for several businesses to resume. In light of the fact that “Phase 2” is around the corner, we are revealing our church’s plan for returning to in-person worship in accordance with North Carolina’s regulations. I hope you are as … Read More



MAY
08

I’m in the same place you are probably. This pandemic completely caught me off guard. I remember hearing about a coronavirus in China and giving it nothing more than a brief thought. Never would I have imagined that it would turn into a global pandemic that literally caused the world to stop its regular, day-to-day … Read More



APR
29

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. – John 14:27 Ashamed (but not overly so), last year I made too much of our approaching retirement. Our friends and co-laborers made too … Read More



APR
22

As our girls were growing up, we occasionally sent them on treasure hunts, which they loved. At Easter, I put together a small basket, filled with treats like hair bows, underwear stuffed inside plastic eggs, and a little chocolate bunny. But instead of just giving them the baskets, Ricky would hide them, and we’d make … Read More



APR
13

“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:…He hath made everything beautiful in his time:…” Ecclesiastes 3:1,11 The Bible teaches that God gave Solomon wisdom above any other leader, diplomat or sovereign of his day. His words, empowered by the Holy Spirit, are like water to the parched heart. … Read More



APR
01

All of these verses are taken from the book of Proverbs chapter 24. It speaks a sermon in and of itself about a subject matter that could not be any more relatable and current to the day and time we find ourselves living in, and that is simply this: “How do we react toward and … Read More



MAR
26

My father passed from this life to the next back in January. He had battled dementia for over ten years and took a sudden decline the day after Thanksgiving. He had lived with my sister since my mother’s passing back in 2014. Because we felt going through my mother’s personal belongings at the time would … Read More



MAR
19

We have hope in and through the Lord Jesus Christ.  We know that our Lord died for our sins and was resurrected from the dead.  In Him, we have a victorious hope. I read the story of two brilliant young men in England who were both students at the University of Oxford in the 1740s.  … Read More