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“Failing? Oh Good!”

“Failing? Oh Good!” Psalm 30:1-5; John 21:1-19 Rev. Tasha Blackburn April 28, 2019 My children have heard me more than once sigh and say, “Well, I guess that means I won’t be winning ‘Mother of the Year’ again this year!” I am certainly not the only one who has shared the sentiment. Most of us […]

“Jesus Loves Who, This I… know?”

“Jesus Loves Who, This I… know?” Psalm 47:1-6; John 20:1-10 Rev. Phillip Blackburn April 21, 2019- Easter Sunday I apologize in advance to all of you who I am Facebook friends with, but my favorite person on Facebook is Lee Fulmer.  A mutual friend connected me to Lee, and now I read all his posts […]

“The Whole Multitude”

“The Whole Multitude” Psalm 118:19-29; Luke 19:28-40 Rev. Tasha  Blackburn April 14, 2019 In college I was a youth leader for the junior and senior high youth at a church near my school. I would get there early to set up for our events and make sure I was ready to greet the students as […]

“The Peter Principle”

“The Peter Principle” 1 Corinthians 1:26-31; Matthew 16:13-23 Rev. Phillip Blackburn April 7, 2019 I’ve always been envious of people who get promotions.  I work in a business that doesn’t really have promotions.  I remember when I was first thinking about seminary and they asked me what I thought my career path would be I […]

“The Casting Stone”

“The Casting Stone” Romans 2:1-4; John 8:2-11 Rev. Phillip Blackburn March 31, 2019 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE) You can see them every week day.  They hang around on the sidewalk, talking, smoking, sometimes just sitting.  They are some of Fort Smith’s poorest, most troubled residents and each weekday they are drawn to the Next Step Day Room […]