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 By Ronnie McBrayer    Church    April 16, 2014

Keeping the Faith: Kingdom Curriculum

Once upon a time, the animal kingdom decided it must do something to help humanity face the challenges of the world. So the animals organized a school. They adopted a systematic curriculum consisting of running, climbing, swimming, and flying. All...

 Church    February 19, 2014

OUT TO PASTOR | What comes after that kiss?

Quite a few, if not most put a whole lot of credence into a kiss. Much can be argued in favor of this philosophy, but not from me. I grew up in a generation that never kissed on the first date. Sad to say, that idea went out with Noah and his ark...

 By Ronnie McBrayer    Church    January 29, 2014

You Will Be Free

Before and during the US Civil War, tens of thousands of slaves made their way out of slavery on what was nicknamed the Underground Railroad. It wasn’t a railroad. It was a secret escape route that took slaves from the Deep South across the Mason-D...

 By Ronnie McBrayer    Church    January 8, 2014

Choose the future

Last year the Old South Congregational Church in Boston began to unravel itself from a quandary. They had been the longtime owners of an exceptional church hymnal, one of the first books produced in North America, printed in 1640. After years of deli...

 By Ronnie McBrayer    Church    December 18, 2013

Shalom (third week of advent)

“On earth peace, goodwill toward men,” sang the angels on the first Christmas morning. The Hebrew word for peace is shalom. In Judaism shalom is a living concept, not a word; a vision for how life could be, should be, and the life God is pulling...