Shoebox Prayers

Our church family was thankful on Sunday as our children worked with Ms. Missy and Mr. Perry to receive and present Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes before the Lord in worship.   Our members brought their boxes filled with gifts for children around the world and placed them in wagons.  During the singing of the hymn, All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name, the children pulled 144 boxes to the front of the Sanctuary after which three […]

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Jewels in the Heart of Shelby

Our church neighborhood is blessed by Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Missionary Cecelia Beck and her work among families all around us.  One of her ministry goals has been an entrepreneurial ministry to teach young artists in business principles, creativity, and stewardship.   Straight Out of Shelby is the name of this jewelry-making business and these artists just completed their first sale. “The success of the first sale has enabled the young artists to imagine new dreams and possibilities,” Cecelia […]

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Your Super Ability!

At our recent Greatest Treat Festival on October 29, I shared that, while this year’s most popular Halloween costume is the “super hero,” God has given to each of us a super power, a special ability, called “faith.”  Faith is the ability to trust our lives into the hands of God.   And, when we use our super ability, we are able to “fight the good fight of faith and take hold of eternal life to […]

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