Posts from May 2015

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Friday, May 29th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

This week’s E-votional is from the book, Leavings, written by Wendell Berry. This poem is ‘VI’ found in Part II- Sabbaths-2006. O saints, if I am even eligible for this prayer, though less than worthy of this dear desire, and if your prayers have influence in Heaven, let my place there be lower than your own. I […]

Friday, May 22nd

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Dear Church Family, As we head into Memorial Day weekend, here is a scripture from portions of 2 Kings 2: -13 “When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, ‘Tell me what I may do for you, before I am taken from you’ Elisha said, ‘Please let me inherit a double share of your spirit.’…As […]

Friday, May 15th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

‘And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the origin of God’s creation: ‘I know your works; you are neither cold nor hot. I wish that you were either cold or hot. So, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I […]

Friday, May 8th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Dear Church Family, Our scripture is Psalm 139:13: “For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.” This Mother’s Day we honor the mothers and all other women who have taught us about love. In honor of their gift to us, here is a poem from the christian […]

Friday, May 1st

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

The Church around the world has recently come into clearer focus for American Christians as stories of persecution and violence directed at our brothers and sisters abroad have been in the news.  I do not need to detail these stories for you here, but if you are curious a simple Google search will illustrate the […]