The Church’s Last and Lasting Promise

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Oct 202019
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: The Church’s Last and Lasting Promise  by:  Ron Woodrum   The names Saipan, Iwo Jima, Samoa, Guadalcanal, Bataan, Corregidor to name just a few, meant very little to Americans in the early 1940’s. They were just some God-forsaken pieces of real estate somewhere in the South Pacific! But they would soon become household […]

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“The Right Side of the Cross”

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Oct 132019
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “The Right Side of the Cross”. By:  Ron Woodrum   As you read the New Testament narratives that describe the Cross of Jesus Christ you follow his footsteps along the Via Dolorosa-The way of suffering. On this crosswalk there were various Divine appointments that Jesus had with certain individuals as this cross walk […]

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“The Burden of Living in All Three Tenses-at One Time!”

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Oct 062019
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “The Burden of Living in All Three Tenses-at One Time!”  By:  Ron Woodrum In his book-For The Living of These Days, William M. Elliott Jr. observes, “The reason so many of us are overwrought, tense, distracted, and anxious is that we have never mastered the art of living one day at a time. […]

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“The Black Velvet that Displays the Diamond of the Love of God”.

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Sep 222019
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “The Black Velvet that Displays the Diamond of the Love of God”. By:  Ron Woodrum  The Parable of the Prodigal Son has been called “The Most Beautiful Story Ever Told!”– (William Cowper-Hymn writer). It has been called “The greatest short story ever written-with such drama that is so clear and precise that everyone […]

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“Jesus in Running Shoes-muscular Christianity with a radiant godliness”.

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Sep 152019
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “Jesus in Running Shoes-muscular Christianity with a radiant godliness”.  By:  Ron Woodrum   At the 54th Academy Awards, 1982, honoring the movies of 1981, there were many excellent films vying for the best picture award. There was On Golden Pond, starring Henry Fonda, in his last film, along with Catherine Hepburn, and his […]

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“Can Christians be Indubitably real ever again?”

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Sep 082019
 

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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Inspiring Quotes and Scriptures about Worship- Part 2

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Sep 012019
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: Inspiring Quotes and Scriptures about Worship- Part 2 By:  Ron Woodrum 8. Worship is the right response to God “Worship is the proper response of all moral, sentient beings to God, ascribing all honor and worth to their Creator-God precisely because he is worthy, delightfully so.”—D.A. Carson No one has to teach a […]

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Inspiring Quotes and Scriptures about Worship- Part 1

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Aug 252019
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: Inspiring Quotes and Scriptures about Worship- Part 1 By:  Ron Woodrum   Worship is how we express our love, adoration, admiration, and wonder at God’s presence. The Christian breathes in God’s goodness and exhales worship. For a lot of the church, worship has become synonymous with singing—but that’s just one way that worship […]

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“But for the Grace of God”

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Aug 182019
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “But for the Grace of God” By:  Ron Woodrum  Once a year doorbells all across America ring and residents answering that summons will discover some of the most hideous faces, monsters, and figures standing on their doorsteps beckoning “trick or treat!” Admittedly there is much debate in the Christian realm whether this is […]

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“Dorian Gray: The High Cost of Low Living”.

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Aug 112019
 

PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE: “Dorian Gray: The High Cost of Low Living”.  By:  Ron Woodrum In his book, Death In The City, Francis Schaeffer, in 1969, saw with an accurate prophetic eye, what we are living out today. He begins his book with these words-“We live in a post-Christian world!” He details the enormity of what this […]

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