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Cecil’s family left it up to me to choose the New Testament lesson for this service.  There’s a bit of a risk in that, I suppose!  It took me most of the weekend, but the Lord seemed to put into my mind this morning the perfect Scripture for C. Bost. The Bible includes a number […]

One Thing by Bob Thompson

February 18th, 2018

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In the midst of your “many things,” keep doing the “one thing” you know to do. Luke 10:28-32   We have pictures! The introductory question on this week’s Bible study sheet read:  “If someone were to look at your (pick one) calendar, financial accounts, social media posts, or emails and texts for the last week, […]

Abraham and Christians by bob

February 18th, 2018

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Catawba Valley Interfaith Council February 18, 2018 Thank you, Don Flick and the Catawba Valley Interfaith Council, for entrusting me with this privilege.  With as many options as the Council had locally for today’s presentation, it is humbling to represent the Christian perspective in this significant conversation.  I also want to thank my friend Dennis […]

Nancy Dowdy – “Wholesome Neglect” by Bob Thompson

February 3rd, 2018

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This is undoubtedly a first for Corinth Reformed Church – a funeral meditation by videotape. The reason for it is not all that complicated. I’m the only pastor Nancy has known for 25 years. Nancy’s children very much wanted me to be a part of this service, and I very much wanted that as well. […]

Hazel Rowe – “A Needle in Cotton” by Bob Thompson

February 1st, 2018

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I suppose it’s only fair that I begin with a brief explanation of why I chose the Scriptures I read. Kelly described her grandmother to me as “a needle in cotton,” a phrase from Tai Chi. One blogger explains, “the motion is soft and flowing, yielding gently like a ball of cotton, but with cold, […]