Friendship

Friendship

By Jim Simpson God touched my heart this morning in my Pastor's sermon about the intimate friendship the Bible reveals to us between David and Johnathan. They were kindred spirits brought together by God, yet separated after a time, through God's providence. Seldom do...

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Top Ten Biblical Vacations

Top Ten Biblical Vacations Well, Summer is upon us, and that means (for many, at least) the chance to get out of our normal routine and surroundings and to take some time to rest and reorient. Some have elaborate vacations to far-away lands, others just a day trip to...

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Three Sad Good-Byes

By Mike Matthews Saying "Good-Bye"  to someone special is usually a bittersweet experience. My Faith Presbyterian Church family is having to do that for three of our  beloved members this month. We lost one of our oldest and certainly one of our most treasured,...

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Returning to My First Home

Returning to My First Home

The sanctuary is as beautiful inside as out. So are the people. I felt welcomed as a stranger and enjoyed the old hymns. Thank you for making my return to my roots after 60 years such a pleasant experience. God bless your congregation, and keep up the good work!

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Holy Week Services

Holy Week Services

Holy Week Services: Because A Lot Happened Between Palm Sunday and Easter Holy week, the week between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday, is not just Spring Break, it was also an emotional roller coaster for Jesus and his disciples. It began with a literal parade in Jesus’...

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FACE-UP Lenten Services

FACE-UP Lenten Services

By: Mike Matthews      Faith  Presbyterian  Church is proud to be joining our fellow FACE-UP churches in a special Lenten  Service each  Thursday. Our first service was held March 16 at the Belton Presbyterian Church, where we were blessed by the message  "Not ...

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Lenten Resources

Lenten Resources

Today, Lent begins. Lent, as you probably know, is a season of preparation for Easter, for Jesus' painful death on the cross as an expiation of our sins, and his glorious resurrection three days later. With Jesus we set our face, like a rock, to Jerusalem, and all...

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Spring Narrative Lectionary Readings

Spring Narrative Lectionary Readings

Lent is almost upon us, and with it, the preparation for Easter and the resurrection of Christ. Join me in the spring readings (Lent and Easter seasons). Readings are arranged by week. Lent 1 (Beginning February 27): Luke 10-11; 1 Timothy 1-6; Luke 9:51-62; Luke...

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