“RAMPING UP” the Church Breakfast with Wild Onions…Have you ever heard of “Ramps”, a strong wild onion? The Ramp is an early spring vegetable that grows wild in the mountains. It has a strong onion and garlic type smell and taste. If you eat them raw the odor can stay with you (and others around … Continue reading “Ramping Up” the Church Breakfast with Wild Onions …
There are those special people that we encounter in our lives that have an incredible inspirational impact on those around them. Ms. Norma is one of those for many of us in our church. She has taught Bible Study for well over 50 years. She still has the desire and attends training sessions to learn … Continue reading The Incredible Impact of Ms. Norma
“Godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also the life to come.” – 1Timothy 4:7-8 “If I had my entire life to live over again…I don’t know if I would have the strength” – Flip Wilson “The measure of a life is not it’s duration but it’s … Continue reading STRENGTH For The JOURNEY
Recently, after visiting Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, I had some time before meeting my daughter for dinner. I went for a walk and to my suprise went by The Upper Room Chapel. I decided to go inside and check it out. As I sat there by myself… I began to just weep and pray, … Continue reading With Jesus in the Upper Room
We are living in a very negative world today. There seems to be something always wrong with our world, our country, and our communities. So much so, we forget and take for granted the good things people in our community are doing to make our world a better place to live. This week, I had … Continue reading Our Mountain Top Heroes
One of the reasons I love to hike to the top of the mountains is that it gives me such a different perspective on things. It is there, I see that my problems in the valley actually shrink before my eyes and I get a bigger view of the grand scheme of things. Changing my … Continue reading Keep Looking Up…The Importance of the Altitude of our Attitude
“God said: I will personally go with you, and give you rest- everthing will be fine with you.” – Exodus 33:14 (NLT)God’s peace is not the absence of pain or problems but the personal presence of the Lord no matter the circumstances. This time of year we celebrate Christmas and the birth of Jesus. The … Continue reading The Best Christmas Gift Ever!