Monthly Archives: June 2017

Let Us Be Free

July 4th is two days after our worship of God on July 2. Independence Day tends to be a full-fledged national celebration with fireworks, outdoor food and fun. We celebrate having become an independent nation. No longer a colony of … Continue reading

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Saddle Bags, Back Packs, the Gospel Trail

This Sunday the third Sunday after Pentecost, the scriptures are Genesis 21:8-21, Romans 6:1-11 and Matthew 10:24-39. None of these scriptures are about rest and relaxation! Hey, it’s Summer vacation time, you say!? How about passages for going on family … Continue reading

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Dancing, Singing, Shouting, Praising

Psalm 100 is a dancing, singing, shouting, praising, happy day kind of scripture. On our best days we can easily relate to such joy in the Lord. To hear God’s love endures forever (v.5) and God’s faithfulness is for ALL … Continue reading

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Predators, Perfection, and Brentwood

Not all follow hockey. Not all are perfect. Only some will go to Brentwood UMC June 11-13 for The Tennessee Annual Conference. But all of the above come together in some way in our three scripture readings this Sunday. Even … Continue reading

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Who Is Driving This Accord?

In one accord? All in agreement say “aye.” “Nay,” the same. Most congregations agree on most matters and then comes a season where there are some “nays.” The early first century church was no different nor has it been for … Continue reading

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