Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bivocational Pastor Reflections

A few days ago, I posted a short statement of Facebook about being a bi-vocational pastor.  But I’d like to give a more complete answer.  In doing so, I have two groups in mind: 1) those who may be thinking of … Continue reading

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Wounded Disciples

Bless the LORD, O my soul, and do not forget all his benefits– who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy… (Psalm 103:3 … Continue reading

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FCMC Prayer Requests

Please keep us in your prayers: The Stewards are meeting: (Jim, Rita, Cathy, Kent, Nicholl, Jesse, and Kris comes, too!) Jesse is preaching at the Presbyterian Church in Waycross in August. The Wehmeiers are sharing part of their story. Norma … Continue reading

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Why People Are Disillusioned with the Church AND Things To Do About It

Originally posted on LoveFirst Coast:
Why are people disillusioned with the church?  There are too many reasons.  In a short video, Mark Vanderstelt (Soma Communities) shares insight from a couple in his fellowship that had become disillusioned with church.  I summarize the…

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God Loves You.

God loves you.  God’s love for you in Jesus Christ makes you into something new.  God brings us into a relationships with himself that is real and personal.  Out of the greatness of his love, he gives us a new identity and brings us … Continue reading

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Missional Living In Community

I love hearing stories on Tuesdays and Wednesdays of people who have dared to minister to people around them: to listen to those in need, to pray with the sick, to encourage the discouraged.  On Tuesdays at lunch and Wednesday nights, … Continue reading

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Woship This Saturday

Pray for us!  God has been at work all around us.  Looking forward to being together and celebrating. This Saturday Night: Jordan Simpson will be with us reporting on Young Lives Camp. Richard Ramsey will be sharing about an amazing … Continue reading

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