Notes From the Pastor

150 Songs

Have you ever been in the car when that song came on? You know which one. The one that you know by heart; the one that takes you back to a that place in time you remember so well. It is almost like you can smell the air, see the surroundings. Every time I hear “Unforgettable” I go back to […]

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This morning I read from Streams in the Desert.  It was a beautiful reminder for me.  I pray it will be the same for you. “In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he […]

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I was sitting in my parents car, directly outside the doors of Blue Ridge Funeral home the first time I truly experienced it.  I had convinced myself that I was not going to make it through my sister’s wake.  I was terrified, terrified to see her like that.  I played over and over in mind […]

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