With each new year comes new challenges and new surprises. A challenge that has certainly come as a surprise in the past few weeks is the emergence of the Tide Pod challenge. For those who may not have heard of it, the “challenge” is to eat the colorful Tide detergent pods as if they were candy. For the majority of the population, the risks and dangers of such a “challenge” are clear and we avoid the health risks involved. This begs the question then, why is this challenge catching on, especially with teenagers?
As society becomes more and more connected, we’re learning the consequences of being able to instantly push content out to the entire world. This connectedness in combination with a deep seated desire for confirmation creates situations where people will do just about anything for attention. We’ve seen this before with the gallon challenge, the cinnamon challenge, and many other forms; the Tide Pod “challenge” isn’t the first of these fads, and it certainly won…
Senior Faith Fellowship Monday, August 27 11:00 am In The Fellowship Hall
Those attending are encouraged to bring something for a "covered dish" dinner but it is not required. The Meal begins at 11:00 with our special guest Laurie Thompson to follow. She will have her books, recordings and materials available for anyone who would like to support her ministry.
Guest Bio: Laurie Thompson grew up and currently resides in Anderson County. She has been married to Major Chaplain Kevin Thompson for almost 26 years and they have 3 children: Luke who attends Liberty University, Lydiaruth who also attends Liberty University and Canaan who is in the 7th grade. Laurie is a singer, songwriter, inspirational speaker and published author. She loves to minister through testimony and song and has a passion for missions.