this declaration of Thanksgiving is not about ease of living but about the richness and the purpose
We had a glad and exuberant houseful of family, full with love and generosity,
what we are is the living, breathing, growing, interactive, on-our-feet-and-mobile, STORY of real people who worship God, love Jesus, and live it out through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Open windows, fresh air streaming in, the promise of a few cool months ahead. Ahhhh, this is so good.
Click on the first photo, then advance them like a slide show. And, enjoy - this surely is a beautiful place to live
A lot of civic prayers by local ministers tend to leave two-thirds of the audience excluded, offended, or both. Rather than drawing people to Jesus they have quite the opposite effect...
This is the story our church is telling, it's the story of how God loves us and rescues us when we become "Shipwrecked" in so many ways. This week was all about Wake Forest Presbyterian Church being a strong lighthouse, standing as a beacon of hope, about nurturing the light of love and grace inside us, and of shining our hearts out in a needy, broken, often dark world.
We cannot legislate morality and we cannot pass a bill that stops irresponsibility. But we can work together to be more of a connected, concerned, supportive, accountable, mutually encouraging community.