Strengthened Through the Struggle

Strengthened Through the Struggle   Did you know that one plus one equals eleven? It is true in “spiritual mathematics” when it comes to unity. Ecclesiastes 4:12b informs us, ” A cord of three strands is not quickly broken” (NIV). Our church...
Reaching Others Creatively

Reaching Others Creatively

Being a mission church, reaching young marrieds with children is a challenge. In our culture, there seems to be only one working (as in successful) church model in following Jesus’ mandate to “make disciples” (Matthew 28:19a). Thus, we see the...

A Price Paid: A Price to Pay

A Price Paid: A Price to Pay Ron McCaskill, Pastor of Christchurch Cairo (Georgia)    On this past November 13, Christchurch Cairo enjoyed Dr. Bruce Gourley as our guest. As a Baptist historian, Bruce had stories! One story that touched my heart was how the Baptists...
A Pursuing God

A Pursuing God

For sometime now, I have been reminding our congregation that God is much more active in our lives than we suppose. The literal rendering of Psalm 23:6 is “surely and goodness and mercy shall pursue me all the days of my life.” Jesus said it a little...
Living the Christian Life

Living the Christian Life

For the past couple of Sundays, our Bible class has been talking about the article in “Faith Journal” entitled “Six Self-Inflicting Wounds of American Evangelicals” (Nov 16, pp. 46-47). This article has convicted us to revisit the teachings of...