Pray for Your Camper!

Just a reminder to pray for your Shake-n-Shine camper that you go this week.  If you were at North Side on Sunday, you got one camper’s name to lift up – hope you placed that card somewhere where you could remember it and pray for him or her and his or her counselor! All the crew got on the buses …

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The Pure in Heart

Jeff was away at a family member’s wedding this weekend, so I was filling in for the message this morning. He had planned out this series all the way through, but as I was praying and studying for this message, I felt like I needed to go another direction. Since Jeff did the same thing last week and the results …

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10 Commandments on a Soap Opera?!

We were watching Family Feud tonight on the Game Show Network (we are so old), and we got a good survey on the culture.  The category was “Which of the 10 Commandments are Broken Most Often on Soap Operas?” These are the ones that people thought made the top 10 list: No lusting Love your neighbor as yourself Be fruitful …

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Shake-n-Shine Update

As you probably have heard, Erskine‘s cafeteria caught fire Thursday night.  For those of you heading out to Shake-n-Shine on Monday, don’t fret, you will get some food. They have set it up to where the camp will be eating over at Dixie High School.  All the rest of camp will still be in the scheduled places. Get ready to …

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92 Degrees on a Flatbed

Amy got our praise band a place to serve on this lovely Saturday.  The Salvation Army Church was throwing a neighborhood party and wanted some musicians on a flatbed truck.  I am so thankful that they picked it on a day that is supposed to get up to 92 degrees!  That means I got to sweat five pounds off! We …

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Nantahala

We took a crew down the Nantahala rapids yesterday in Bryson City, NC.  It was Fred‘s birthday, and so we forgave him for getting us lost on the way.  It was just a hodge podge of people – youth, college, adults (Kyle stated, “uh, that means that I am one of the adults now…” – why, yes you are, old …

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Starting Early

We had another great night with Impact Teams last night. I haven’t heard all the stories yet, but I know that my team had a great time. We had a bunch of new help last night (thanks so much), and I imagine that if you are like me, you feel more blessed by serving than you think the people you …

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Obie in Lowe’s

Obie is fighting his naps pretty regularly now. We know if he doesn’t get his nap in, he wants to eat before time, but then he falls asleep. All to say, if he misses nap time, our day gets pretty out of wack. Yesterday, he was asleep in the car, so we decided to take him into Lowe’s. I don’t …

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Impact Team List

Alrighty!  We had a great first week at Impact Teams, and we have new assignments for tonight (Wednesday).  Many of you have been asking what the needs are, well here is the list for tonight: Yard Work Team – Mowing, weed-eating, raking, cutting, and everything in between (for a bunch of houses)  Epworth Camp – We need some people to …

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Wow. What a Sunday.

I got to church before 7 yesterday morning because I wanted to make sure everything was ready to roll. I went to ask Jeff what Scripture he would be using that morning to put it in the computer, and he told me to come into his office. He said he felt like he needed to change his message and follow …

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