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    Next Sunday is Mother's Day

    05.06.18 | by Keith Russell

    NEXT SUNDAY IS MOTHER’S DAY. For most churches, it is the second highest attendance day of the year. The highest, of course, is Easter. I said “for most churches” because it has not historically been the second highest attendance day of the year...

      I'm Looking for a Church

      04.29.18 | by Keith Russell

      I HOST A GUEST RECEPTION every Sunday at the close of the Morning Worship Service in the Fellowship Hall. Many of those who attend will say something like this, “We are church shopping”. They may be new to our city and in search of a church home...

        A Startling Statement

        04.22.18 | by Keith Russell

        I READ A STARTLING STATEMENT just the other day. It said, “Studies show that 82% of newcomers who join will leave the church in their first year”. That’s a BIG number! The article I was reading went on to say, “The first six months are critical...

          Zacchaeus' Story

          04.15.18 | by Keith Russell

          TODAY IS APRIL 15. I am thinking of the Bible’s most notorious tax collector. You know him. You know his song. You even know the motions to the song! If you have forgotten, his name is Zacchaeus and his story is recorded in Luke 19:1-10. It is a...

            We Have Work to Do

            04.08.18 | by Keith Russell

            I WANT TO THANK THE LORD for a wonderful Easter Weekend! It was busy, but it was great. On Friday night it was incredibly hard to walk out of the building while Jesus was still in the grave. On Saturday morning it was encouraging to see so many...