Weekly Bread – March 16, 2018

Weekly Bread – March 16, 2018

Weekly Bread from the Pastor’s Table Scripture John 12:12-19 RIDING IN TRIUMPH  -   “DON’T WAIT TILL THE BATTLE IS OVER TO CELEBRATE” Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and is celebrated by Christians throughout the world.  This marks the beginning of Holy Week and is also referred to as Passion of Christ; Fig Sunday; Willow Sunday, Branch Sunday, and Blossom Sunday.   According to our Christian belief Jesus rode into Jerusalem where the people gave him a “grand” welcome during the Jewish Passover celebration.  They carried Palm branches because they are a traditional…Read more
Weekly Bread January 24, 2018

Weekly Bread January 24, 2018

From the Desk of Senior Pastor Jacquelyn Drago-Hunter Laying My Religion Down While watching TV with my 100-year old mother, Kirk Franklin was presented with his new album “laying my religion down”. While I did not pay much attention to the music, I was intrigued by the title of the album. I began to talk to myself about religion and how religiosity can kill! In Matthew 23, Jesus denounces the scribes and Pharisee, the religious men of God who sit in the seat of Moses and do everything to “be seen” of men.…Read more
Weekly Bread – November 27, 2016

Weekly Bread – November 27, 2016

Bread from the Pastor’s Table   COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS   As we move forward in this Thanksgiving season let us be mindful of our need for an attitude of gratitude!  We are often remiss in thanking God for his many blessings in our lives.  It is easy to become complacent with the everyday little blessings:  blessings of waking up every morning, the ability to hear, to see, to taste, to touch, or the ability to smell the sweet flowers of life.  Sometimes we take for granted the fact that Jesus paid the price…Read more
Weekly Bread, November 20, 2016

Weekly Bread, November 20, 2016

Weekly Bread from the Pastor’s Table November 20, 2016 OH GIVE THANKS UNTO THE LORD!!!   Psalm 107:1 states “Oh give thanks unto the Lord for he is good for his mercy endureth forever.”   In this season of thanksgiving, as we take time to reflect on the goodness and mercies of our God towards us, let us be mindful of those who are yet struggling.  Let us become a blessing in the lives of our brothers and sisters who are yet homeless, hungry, depressed and hopeless.  May we share the bounty of…Read more
Weekly Bread, November 6, 2016

Weekly Bread, November 6, 2016

Weekly Bread from the Pastor’s Table November 6, 2016 THE WINDS OF CHANGE                                                Philippians 4:5-7                                                  Mary Beth was excited and could hardly wait until the school day ended.  On the night before, the entire family had spoken on Skype with her daddy.   He had been away on a business trip for the past week and told them he had exciting news to share when he got home. As Mary Beth pushed the back door open that afternoon, there stood her daddy with a big smile on his face.  She jumped …Read more
Weekly Bread, October 16, 2016

Weekly Bread, October 16, 2016

WEEKLY BREAD FROM THE PASTOR’S TABLE PREPARING FOR THE NEXT LEVEL   We all are familiar with making plans and preparations.  We plan a vacation; make hotel reservations, airplane reservations or gas up the vehicle, plan sites to visit along the driving route and sites to visit at destination, restaurants in which to eat, and social events to attend.  Our expectations are elevated and our spirits are excited!  We are preparing for “level” of relaxation and anticipation of a wonderful time.   Yet… we seem to fail in the area of preparation for our…Read more
Weekly Bread – October 9, 2016

Weekly Bread – October 9, 2016

Weekly Bread from the Pastor’s Table THE REAL ME Taking the first step in one’s spiritual life…”accepting Christ as your Savior/Redeemer/Restorer”, often opens the spiritual door concerning who we “really are”.  Often newly born Christians allow others within the body of Christ to define their ministry.  However, the scripture is clear in Jeremiah 1:4-5; “Then the word of the Lord came unto me saying, before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto…Read more
Weekly Bread – September 25, 2016

Weekly Bread – September 25, 2016

Weekly Bread from the Pastor’s Table A CHANGE OF PLANS Last week I returned from what was “suppose” to be a well planned, seven day Gospel Cruise.  We were booked on the Royal Caribbean and were making several stops along the way.  I made preparations, sought the Lord for a word… and waited patiently for the excitement to rise concerning this awesome opportunity. The day finally arrived, and the excitement began to build as I flew to my destination of Orlando, Florida to cruise and preach!   The overnight stay at the hotel was…Read more
NACOG Centennial Celebration Live Streaming Worship Services

NACOG Centennial Celebration Live Streaming Worship Services

NACOG Centennial Live Streaming Worship Service (in Eastern Standard Times) Sunday, August 7th 10:15am | Dr. Ronald Fowler, Speaker 7pm | Bishop Robert Culp, Speaker  Monday, August 8th 10:15am | Dr. Paul Sheppard, Speaker 7pm | Dr. Cheryl Sanders, Speaker Tuesday, August 9th 10:15am | Dr. Marty Grubbs, Speaker 7pm | Dr. Diana Swoope, Speaker Wednesday, August 10th 10:15am | Rev. Tatum Osbourne, Speaker 7pm | Bishop Vernon Lambe, Speaker Thursday, August 11th 10:15am | Dr. Ronald Fowler, Speaker 7pm | Presiding Elder, Rev. Miki Merritt, Speaker Friday, August 12th 10:15am | Rev.…Read more
Weekly Bread – July 10, 2016

Weekly Bread – July 10, 2016

Weekly Bread from the Pastor’s Table   FINISH THE RACE              Mary had been practicing and exercising for the County Annual Ten Mile Run for the past year. She had pushed herself to the physical limits, often crawling home from physical exhaustion.  Her biggest fan and “cheerleader”, and probably the one person who thought she could win was her little sister Sharon. Every morning Sharon would position herself along Mary’s practice route and would shout “RUN MARY RUN," as she passed along the route.  Mary would ignore her little sister and tell her……Read more