VBS Prayer Calendar July 8-14

Pray with us! For the next few weeks leading up to VBS we will be posting a weekly blog with daily ways you can be praying for our 2018 Vacation Bible School! Paper copies will be available in your Sunday School classes. Thank you for asking God to continue a good work in our kids…

VBS Prayer Calendar for July 1-7

Pray with us! For the next few weeks leading up to VBS we will be posting a weekly blog with daily ways you can be praying for our 2018 Vacation Bible School! Paper copies will be available in your Sunday School classes. Thank you for asking God to continue a good work in our kids…

VBS Prayer Calendar for June 24-30

Pray with us! For the next few weeks leading up to VBS we will be posting a weekly blog with daily ways you can be praying for our 2018 Vacation Bible School! Paper copies will be available in your Sunday School classes. Thank you for asking God to continue a good work in our kids…

VBS Prayer Calendar for June 17-23

Pray with us! For the next few weeks leading up to VBS we will be posting a weekly blog with daily ways you can be praying for our 2018 Vacation Bible School! Paper copies will be available in your Sunday School classes. Thank you for asking God to continue a good work in our kids…

You Are Loved

By Garrett Vickrey Luke 2:11-14 On a side street just off of South Congress in Austin there is a mint green wall with a message written on it. Scrawled across the wall in cursive red spray paint are the simple words, “I love you so much”. Every day hundreds of people come from all over to…

Life, Love, and Joy

By Marilyn Gladson John 6:33 “The true bread of God is the one who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.” Today is a special day for me. My father was born on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1926. Once, when I was a child, I asked him if he got combined Christmas/Birthday gifts…

Choose Joy

By Elizabeth Pruitt Psalm 40:16 Choose joy!! Have you seen this advice on social media or received it from a well-meaning friend? Sometimes when I hear those words, I think “Really, you don’t understand what I am going through. Seems too easy. Seems a little trite.” Psalm 40 verse 16 says, “But all who seek you…

A Moment of Silence

By Cameron Taylor Romans 12:9-12 “Please remain standing for a moment of silence.” As an elementary school teacher, the above words are spoken after the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of our morning announcements. For me, this is a set time during the school day where I can stop, take a pause from the busy…

The Birth that Changed the World

By Becky Miller John 1:14 “The word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” John 1:14 The birth that changed the world must change us also. Many years ago our family attended a small country church on Easter Sunday.  I remember nothing of the sermon, but I have not forgotten the old gospel anthem that…

Joyful Sounds

By Jerome Malek Psalm 98:4-9 “Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.” Psalm 98:4 From the beginning of time God’s creation has manifested the glory of God. The mystery and splendor of the universe cries out in joyful sounds and majestic beauty testifying to…