Building vs. Mission

Yesterday I sat in on a meeting with several other church members discussing the design, purpose, and functionality of our new proposed Worship Center.   We talked about some mundane issues such as height of the Chancel area, placement of steps, doors, walls, lighting, screens, and floor pockets.  


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VBS Week

Vacation Bible School!  The very mention of those three words conjures up feelings of exhaustion, sacrifice, and fatigue.   But for others, the words that come to mind are blessings, rewarding, and fulfillment.   I am so proud of our VBS staff for the following reasons…


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The Real Story

   Everyone is asking why?   Why did he do it?   What could have prompted and motivated a young man to go into a church for a Bible study, and actually sit at the table with people of color for about an hour, and then take out a gun and shoot nine of them to death?   Was it mental illness?  Was it a hatred for people of a different skin color?  Was it a sick ploy to gain attention to his own fears?


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A Real Fish Story

   Last Saturday morning, our grandson and I went fishing at the little pond behind our house.  We were doing quite well as I would bait the hook, throw it out, and Grayson would reel in the fish.


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Family Matters!

 
  Last evening, Connie and I drove up to the big metropolis of Summitville, Indiana (just north of Anderson) to share a cook-out meal with my two brothers and their wives. Ken and his wife, also named Connie (which makes it quite interesting at family gatherings) have always lived in central Indiana.

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