It's hard to believe, but today I am celebrating my eighth anniversary as the pastor of Rocky Mount Christian Church. That might not seem like a big deal, but it is to me. First, the longest I ever had the same employment before this was four years. Second, I figured that I would make it about four or five years at RMCC when I first started. I just didn't think I would be so fortunate to end up at a church full of loving, kind, and faithful
I wanted to take a moment to wish all of you a Happy New Year! Macey asked if we were going to stay up to watch the new year come in. I will stick with my tradition of going to bed at 10 PM. However, I have to say that I am looking forward to 2019. As I thought about it, I have so much to look forward to. I can look forward to growing in my faith more. I can look forward to another year with
I admit that I was trying to get some Christmas shopping done early this week. I was searching for some things to get the kids. However, everything that I looked at seemed to be so expensive. I thought, "They're not getting that!" During my online shopping spree, something hit me that I had never thought about ... a memory that was long-buried in my childhood. I suddenly remembered one of my Christmas requests I made of my mom one year. I asked for a waterbed. Seriously. As
Last Saturday, Mason Ligon passed away. He did not want to have a formal funeral service, which is understandable. However, I would like to say a few things in regards to his earthly life that God gave him. I guess it's the preacher in me. I just have to talk. Ironically, for the better part of the last five days, I have been a bit speechless. Like most people, I was not expecting his death and it really took me by storm. I still expect Mason to
Eugene Peterson, the author of many books, most notably The Message, is interviewed on an NPR program. He talks about many things. He talks about language, prayer, the Psalms, and so much more. If you happen to have some free time, listen to this wise man talk about faith and life. Thanks for Tom Firebaugh for sending this in.