Praise God from whom all blessings flow!
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Praise God from whom all blessings flow!

It seemed like forever since we’d sung the doxology. I know we sang it at the conclusion of our first services where we were back “in person,” because we weren’t passing the plates. Then we stopped that, and have sang it as we went through the short time of passing the plate before the latest surges. But there...

and the answer is…
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and the answer is…

This Wednesday, we celebrated Ash Wednesday, and started the season of Lent. I have been asked a couple of questions about Lent over the last weeks, and thought I’d share those with you:  1. Where did Lent come from?  Many early churches had periods of fasting before Easter. At the end of the 6th Century, Pope Gregory I set a...

Here We Go!
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Here We Go!

This next week, we start an exciting transition.  On Sunday, we’ll conclude our sermon series on “The Lies They Tell Us,” as we look at the Lie that Christians Just Need to Be Quiet. I think it’s an appropriate ending to this extended series, and am looking forward to it. Then, on Wednesday, during our Children’s Activities time, I...

One Hundred and Forty Years!
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One Hundred and Forty Years!

If you heard the traditional sermon this past Sunday, you heard me tell the story of how Tifton First came to be, when there was a shootout in the courthouse/schoolhouse during a meeting. That the Justice of the Peace,  J.J.F. Goodman was so distraught, he resigned as the Justice of the Peace and went to get licensed...

Speaking to the Truth?
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Speaking to the Truth?

If you were at worship on Sunday, you probably saw Trevor and me as uncomfortable as you’ll see us, as we preached against the lie that sex is for our Self-Satisfaction, and proclaimed the truth that sex is a gift from God, for His purposes and our Good. Why is speaking Truth, sometimes so hard?  Unfortunately,...