God Was There

God Was There

I had the opportunity to attend the Worship/Music Conference at Montreat earlier this month.  It was an oasis of spiritual renewal, inspiration and fellowship with others.  Definitely, God was there.  I came away more inspired and committed as a children’s choir...

Prayers of the People

On Sunday, July 12, our prayers in worship were voiced by church members Jim Burch and Barbara Brock. Jim, a retired pastor, and Barbara, a retired career missionary, offered powerful prayers. Their voices reminded us of the voice of God that calls women and men to...

Don't Pass On It…Pass It On!

I don’t know Jason Richards, but I like him. Jason serves on the Stewardship Committee of my home church, FBC Greenville, SC.  Like most churches today, they have been looking for ways to inspire members to commit to their mission and calling.  Jason challenged...

The Tears of Lent

It happens every time. No matter how hard I try to stop it. When the music begins, when we turn toward the cross dominating the center of our sanctuary during Lent, my throat tightens, my eyes well up, and no matter how hard I try not to cry, tears roll down my...

Awaiting the Sequel | Ash Wednesday

2 Cor. 4.16-17  | by Steve Pressley Aren’t you glad to be part of a colorful church? As we have all learned to appreciate, colors are significant throughout the Church Year. They speak of our reasons for celebrating the various events and seasons. Tonight your...