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An Abundance of Goodness

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Above all, maintain constant love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins.  Be hospitable to one another without complaining.  Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received.  I Peter...

This is a Good One

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Friends, My wife, Holly, and I watched an episode of an old show the other night, and as it was starting, she said, “Oh, this is a good one.” She had seen it before. In fact, I think she knew the actors' lines before they said them she was so familiar with the show. Yet, even though...

Water, Bread, Blood and Dirt

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Jesus asked them: "Why are you talking about having no bread? Do you still not see or understand? Are your hearts hardened? Do you have eyes but fail to see, and ears but fail to hear? And don’t you remember?"                    ...

A Message from Pastor Ben

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. And God, who searches the heart, knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according...

The Good, The Bad, and The Neighborly

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.---Paul to the believers in Rome...

What if it's Not a Metaphor

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ The second is this, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these. -Jesus, when asked what is most...

More Art Than Science

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Friends, Ever heard the saying that something 'is more art than science'? I always thought it was an interesting turn of phrase. I came across a scientist recently writing about how much this phrase bothers him. I am overly simplifying his argument, but his basic objection was that it was a cop...

Seeing the Signs

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Dear Friends, The signs are evident. They are showing up in more places. God is at work in and among the people of University. Whether you look at the redesigned Wednesday nights, the joy that radiates down our hallways, or the increasing number of people participating in and being blessed by...

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