SDG

SDG

SDG.   At the completion of every composition, Bach inscribed these three letters in the margin of his music.  These three letters stood for the Latin phrase, Soli Deo Gloria-to the glory of God alone.   Now just imagine if filmmakers, politicians,…

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Lent Season

Lent Season

Hello Church Family, March 6th is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the season in the church called Lent.  Lent is a 40-day period (not counting Sundays) leading up to Easter.  It has traditionally been a time to “give something up,” to help…

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Before Amen

Before Amen

In the Winter Session of our 212 Small Groups, we are focusing on prayer and the book called Before Amen by Max Lucado.    I think it’s really important that we as a church focus on prayer and grow in our prayer lives.  Matter of…

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365 Days

365 Days

Hello Church Family, Happy New Year!  As we leave Christmas and enter this new year, I am reminded of the words of Howard Thurman: “When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone,…

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Christmas

Christmas

Hello Church Family, We’re only a few short weeks from Christmas, and in the thick of what many people feel is a hectic season.   The parties and pace, anxiety from family and finances, along with a rise in stress level…

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A Dangerous Place

A Dangerous Place

Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.”   That quote by Frederick Buechner helps me imagine Jesus introducing us to life in this awkward period in which we live, before Jesus is finished healing all…

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Are You A Gracist?

Are You A Gracist?

On the Sefrit family vacation this year we did a Civil Rights tour of the south that included the cities of Memphis, Birmingham, Selma, and Montgomery.  Our tour ended with spending several days at Orange Beach, Alabama.  I will say that…

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What’s God Want?

What’s God Want?

What’s God Want?  So, I’ve been thinking.   In the whole eternal scheme of things, I think all God really wants is you.  In all the vastness of creation, all God wants is me, Robert from Marshfield, Missouri.   You don’t have…

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