Posts from August 2015

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Friday, August 28th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

This is from Mike McHargue, who will be our King Speaker in January… I was hooked on Genesis as a kid. It seemed like such scandalous knowledge–to have a God’s eye view of how everything came to be. Some itch was scratched every time I read those first couple of chapters. As much as I […]

Friday, August 21st

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

“Then Jesus told his disciples, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it. For what will it profit them if they gain […]

Friday, August 14th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Dear Church Family, In worship we have been looking at the descriptions Jesus gives of the kingdom of heaven. So our scripture today is portions of those descriptions from Matthew 13: “Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field…The […]

Friday, August 7th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

This week’s E-votional is from Sarah Thebarge. You might remember that she served as our writer-n-residence for the church this last spring. She is currently in Togo (a country in West Africa) working at a clinic. You can keep up with her blog atsarahthebarge.com/blog/. Here is one of her latest blog entries. Heresick When patients come to the […]