Posts by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

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Friday, March 31st

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Greetings all, here is your e-votional for the week… “Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, O my soul!  I will praise the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God all my life long. Do not put your trust in princes, in mortals, in whom there is no help. When their breath departs, they return to the […]

Friday, March 10th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Greetings all, here is your e-votional for the week… “What then are we to say was gained by Abraham, our ancestor according to the flesh? For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. For what does the scripture say? ‘Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned […]

Friday, February 24th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Here is your e-votional for this week… “The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners; sto proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor, and the day of vengeance […]

Friday, November 11th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

As I mentioned last week, Tasha and I are beginning a two week sermon series on the prophet Habakkuk. These are the first words of his prophecy… O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not listen? Or cry to you ‘Violence!’ and you will not save? Why do you make […]

Friday, October 28th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Greetings all, just a reminder that our Fruit of the Spirit sermon series continues on Sunday with “Joy.”  Here is a primer… “Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning.” -Psalm 30: 5b As you may recall the purpose of this series is for the Fruit of the Spirit to be […]

Friday, October 21st

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

This week’s E-votional comes to us from our friend Sarah Thebarge. Find all her blogs at sarahthebarge.com/blog/. This past weekend I had the opportunity to speak at a church in Ohio about one of my favorite stories.  It comes out of Genesis 16, and it’s about Hagar, a pregnant, run-away Egyptian slave girl who is trying […]

Friday, March 11th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Dear Church Family, Our scripture today is Jesus telling his disciples about their potential: “For truly I tell you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.” –Matthew 17: 20-22 One […]

Friday, March 4th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Dear Church Family, Jesus talked a great deal about prayer. Here is one example: “When you pray, don’t be like the hypocrites. They love to stand in the synagogues and on the street corners and pray loudly. They want people to see them pray. I tell you the truth. They already have their full reward. […]