May 13, 2022 · Talk and listen. But do more listening than talking. Be the Church! Pray for Pastor Jim, and for the leadership at The Palms during this sabbatical time. Pray for each other. Pray without ceasing! Be the Church! Be patient with Pastor Jim and with the leadership. I assure you that they’ll be trying their best, but mistakes will happen.
May 12, 2022 · If the Sabbath was abolished or changed by the early Church there should be clear evidence of this dramatic shift in the New Testament writings.
May 16, 2022 · Yes has been woven throughout the fabric of your life and ministry together. It holds God’s yes to you, your yes to God, and your yes to each other. Yes is at the center of and underlies the new commandment Jesus gives us today: “Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.”
May 17, 2022 · Sabbath is an expression of God’s care or us, for our health and well-being. It’s a gift. But since it’s one we often are reluctant to accept, God had to make it a commandment. God commands us to rest so that we might remember our worth does not lie in our productivity, but in God’s primordial love for us.
May 17, 2022 · Jesus, Bread, and Chocolate by John J. Thompson Author John J. Thompson will be accompanying Pastor Matt during sabbatical leave, including a 7-day retreat centered upon music as a source of spiritual renewal in Nashville, TN. “Jesus, Bread, and Chocolate” is fresh and enlightening.
May 12, 2022 · COB President Bickerton: “This decision has affirmed the connection ‘as the universal thread out of which the temporal and spiritual fabric of the Church is providentially woven,’ and provided clarity and direction as we move forward through these unprecedented days of challenge and change.” (Added 5-11-2022)
May 17, 2022 · Robert J. Tamasy is a veteran journalist, former newspaper editor and magazine editor. Bob has written, co-authored and edited more than 15 books. These include the newly published, ”Marketplace ...