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With You Always

Posted by Rev. Holly Wilson on

Remember, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Matthew 28:20 Friends, Gosh, it can be hard for us to remember that promise of Christ, can’t it?!  In times of stress and sickness, in times of grief and heartache, in times of change and challenge, we can so...

Come and See

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.”  Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.  Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the prophets...

Headed to the Other Side

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

That day when evening came, he said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side.”  Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him.  A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the...

Birds and Breezes, Saints and the Spirit

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the sake of the joy...

Make a Joyful Noise

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord. Psalm 98:4 & Psalm 100:1 Friends, I like to sing. I don’t have any real talent, but I make up for it with effort and volume. It is well known among the sound crew here at University that my mic must be turned off during the singing of...

Christmas in July

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

The Word became flesh and blood,    and moved into the neighborhood.We saw the glory with our own eyes,    the one-of-a-kind glory,    like Father, like Son,Generous inside and out,    true from start to...

Farewell to Pastor Mike

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful...

VBS and the Puzzle with a Missing Piece

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. - Jesus (Matthew 7:7-8) Friends, If you have been anywhere near...

The Waters of Baptism

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Friends, I wrote a few weeks ago celebrating how many baptisms we have had here at University, with more to come. It’s great to hear the faith confessed, see the family of God grow, as the waters of baptism wash over one more person who has been joined to Jesus. The congregation joins in...

Singing in the Sand

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with...

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