“Be Still…and think the thoughts of God!”

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Dec 092018
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “Be Still…and think the thoughts of God!” (By:  Ron Woodrum)      In Psalm 46:10 we are told…”Be still and know that I am God.” The Psalmist is saying that it is critical for the Christian to slow down long enough to focus our minds, hearts, minds, and souls upon God…upon knowing Him. That […]

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PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “CHRISTMAS-GOD HOOKING AN EXTRA ON THE FRONT OF ORDINARY”

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Dec 022018
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “CHRISTMAS-GOD HOOKING AN EXTRA ON THE FRONT OF ORDINARY”  (By:  Ron Woodrum) Thanksgiving is now past. The major post-Thanksgiving sales are on. Black Friday-Small Business Saturday-Cyber Monday. Then all the ads that remind us exactly how many days to Christmas. The Christmas season is suddenly on us! Every year each Pastor is faced […]

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“The Face in the Sky-or the Face From Heaven”.

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Nov 252018
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “The Face in the Sky-or the Face From Heaven”.  (By:  Ron Woodrum)      In his book, The Hungering Darkness, Frederick Buechner shares an experience he had while touring Rome, in a sermon in that book entitled “The Face In The Sky”. He was at a theater that was showing the Italian Film La […]

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“Mastering the Hardest Arithmetic-Counting Our Blessings!”

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Nov 182018
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “Mastering the Hardest Arithmetic-Counting Our Blessings!” By:  Ron Woodrum   This week is Thanksgiving week.  Eric Hoffer says it is the time to “master the hardest arithmetic-counting our blessings!” G.K. Chesterton said, “I would maintain that thanks is the highest form of thought, and gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder”. He also said, […]

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“The Mastery of That One Essential Thing”

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Nov 112018
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE; “The Mastery of That One Essential Thing”. By:  Ron Woodrum        Maybe you have seen the movie City Slickers starring Billy Crystal and Jack Palance.  Billy Crystal plays a white-collar guy named Mitch.  He is married with children and is questioning whether anything in his life really matters!  He and his two […]

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“Can Christians be Indubitably real ever again?”

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Nov 042018
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “Can Christians be Indubitably real ever again?” By:  Ron Woodrum        The Wesleyan revival of the eighteenth century was one of the great outpourings of the Spirit, and the secret to retaining the fruits of revival was the class meetings that were held by the Wesley’s.  They emphasized Bible reading, prayer, holiness and […]

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“We have not seen the last of the best!”

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Oct 282018
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “We have not seen the last of the best!” By:  Ron Woodrum   Revivals have been a big part of my life for over six decades.  I was saved in September of 1968.  My parents were saved the next fall, November 1969, during a revival with Gerald Thompson as the Evangelist at the […]

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“Resigning or Re-Signing?”

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Oct 212018
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “Resigning or Re-Signing?” By:  Ron Woodrum         In 1937 Picasso was in Paris working on a major art project.  Back in his home country there was a civil war raging in Spain.  The Axis powers of Germany and Italy attacked the little town of Guernica, in the Basque country of Spain.  The […]

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The Glory of the Son is Shared with those who take Him”.

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Oct 142018
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE:  ”    The Glory of the Son is Shared with those who take Him”. By:  Ron Woodrum        A wealthy art collector shared his passion with his only son.  Together they collected rare works of art.  They had everything in their collection from original Picasso’s to original Raphael’s!  They would often sit together and […]

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“Hollow Saints-Hollow Church”

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Oct 072018
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “Hollow Saints-Hollow Church” By:  Ron Woodrum        Things are not always as they appear.  No one has hammered that message home with more impact than the poet Edwin Arlington Robinson, in his poem Richard Cory.  He tells the story of a model citizen who was the envy of his entire town.  Then […]

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