One More Good Thing

“One more thing? I can’t do One. More.Thing!” How often do we tell ourselves this when our schedules get too full? I like to think that we’re always going about doing good even when we’re not planning or thinking about it. We’re “bearing fruit in active goodness of every kind… (Col. 1:10b REV) That’s just…

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Why Connections?

Ten seconds after I told Chris I was willing to accept some leadership responsibility for the Connections Campaign, I asked myself, out loud, “Why did I say yes??!!” As if I already didn’t have enough to do? I immediately went on a rampant search for something inspirational, some famous quote, focusing on something about what…

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Commitment Sunday

As you are well aware, these last few weeks represent a particularly important season in the life of Emmanuel Baptist Church. Through our Connections campaign, we have joined together in prayer and discernment, seeking God’s wisdom for the next phase of our shared ministry. On Sunday, May 18, we all have an opportunity to make…

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Sharing Dreams & Resources

Stone Soup is one of my favorite children’s stories. You may remember it is about the three soldiers returning from a war. They were hungry and weary so they entered a town and requested some food to eat. The continual response from the townspeople was “No, we don’t have anything.” One soldier asked if he…

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Check Us Out!

Would you like something to enrich your spiritual life? What do you have available to increase your biblical knowledge? How would you like to have a meaningful family experience? Check out the church library. Your church library offers abundant resources and more to make a difference in your faith. You will find books by contemporary…

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