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It's What We Do

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Friends, A recent ad campaign begins by revealing the expected behavior of some group or individual, often times placed out of context in order to increase the humor of the moment. For example, a football referee orders his meal at a restaurant with corresponding hand motions, as if he is...

Looking Back, Pressing On

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. -Paul to the church at Philippi,Philippians 3:12 Friends, On a hike recently, I stopped and looked up the slope and thought...

Happy New Year!

Posted by Rev. Holly Wilson on

Happy New Year University! The beginning of a new year brings with it the opportunity to turn the page on what has been and embrace what can be. We make resolutions to eat better, to exercise more, to spend less time with our faces in our screens and to spend more time being present to those we...

Quite a Year

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

 Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.  And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good...

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...

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