We are excited to Welcome Blake Fortner as our new Youth Pastor. He and his wife Amy are a welcome addition to our church family and we look forward to seeing God work through them in mighty ways! He begins on Sunday, January 5th.
Birthdays Deborah Forrester 12/4 Pat Cox 12/8 Cindy Hanks 12/12 Rick Eubanks 12/15 Bertha Lyon 12/16 James Strickland 12/16 Ellen Black 12/18 Patsy Fleming 12/27 Harold Sanders 12/27 Johnny White 12/29 Anniversaries Joshua & Trista Cox 12/7 Jerry & Reba Geddings 12/10
Are you in awe, as I am, that we are approaching another Christmas season? It seems like we were just celebrating Easter yesterday. Yes, our perception of time flying by is something many can identify with. Since the Christmas season is upon us, it is more important than ever to prepare for our coming Savior and King, Jesus Christ! As we read the Old Testament scriptures, we can see how God prepared the way for Jesus to come to this earth, live a sinless life, die a sinner’s death, and rise from the dead only to return again for those who follow Him. One major player in the preparation of Jesus’ coming to earth was found in John the Baptist. John was the forerunner to Jesus. As a matter of fact, He was a miracle as well. Read what happened when his father prayed for a son. (Luke 1:11-13 NLT) While Zechariah was in the sanctuary, an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the incense altar. 12 Zechariah was shaken and overwhelmed with fear when he saw