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What Are You Doing Here? by Bob Thompson

October 24th, 2016

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It is God’s prerogative to put his servants in the hard place. 1 Kings 19:9b-18 A great question If there were a reason I wanted to preach on the life of Elijah this fall, it’s probably this passage – one of my favorites in the Old Testament. One of the reasons is the great question […]

It’s as much true of you and me as it is true of Webster Ammons Goss: if we make our stories about us, we diminish our significance, but when we make our stories about God we find our true meaning.  Webster’s story is ultimately a story about his Creator and Savior.  I’m going to tell […]

Return to Moldova by bob

October 21st, 2016

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(I really didn’t mean to write this much, but there was so much to share.  Separately I’ll upload some pictures on my Facebook page, but it might not be until Sunday or later.) Return to Moldova – October 16-21, 2016 It’s a very different “mission trip” when you (a) go by yourself and (b) go […]

Rory and Jessica (Siciliano) Burkitt The Cigar Factory, Charleston, SC – October 15, 2016 1 John 4:7-19 The theme of my meditation for your wedding today is “So thankful!” We have so much to be thankful for today!   Let’s start with the fact that this weekend is not last weekend, when the hurricane made Charleston […]

What’s Next? by Bob Thompson

October 10th, 2016

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You can’t change what brought on the depression. You can choose what’s next. 1 Kings 19:1-9a   Marathoner to immobilized I was not expecting this. This story shocks me every time. If you weren’t here last week and you’re not familiar with the story of Elijah, let’s start there. Elijah is involved in a generational […]