Posts from May 2015

May 25, 2015 Harvest

          Don’t you have a saying, ‘It’s still four months until harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest.  John 4:35   A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that the percentage of Americans who identify their religion as “Christianity” dropped by eight percent from 2007 to 2014. This finding comes as no surprise to anyone living in the United States. Among Christian groups, the number of mainline Protestants and…

May 18, 2015 Commissioning

          I have been reflecting back on yesterday’s worship service ever since it ended.  I am so encouraged by the response to my commissioning as the pastor of such a great church.  I am so humbled as I think of the great responsibility of leading this body of believers to where God is taking us.  The message preached by Richmond Goolsby was a great challenge to me and to our church.  It has been heavy on my heart so I…