Today's Pentecostal Evangel (TPE) recently launched "Answers," a new blog-format Web site that provides answers to challenging questions about the Bible, theology and Christian living. Check it out here .
Ryan got a chance to watch a game at Texas Stadium. He watched the Lewisville Fighting Farmers play against Euless Trinity. Apparently, he had a great time. Here are some pictures. The captions are his.
Currently, I'm enjoying a couple of days visiting my in-laws in La Grange. It is always a restful visit every time we come. We've eaten well, watched the Cowboys win, and and enjoyed visiting with family members we don't see enough. I consider myself the most blessed man in the world. And for that, I am extremely thankful to God.
This past Sunday was Pastor's Day at Solid Rock. Pastor's Day is a strange combination of joy and embarrassment. I'm always more than a little embarrassed to hear the accolades, but it is always such a great day for the entire church. This year's Pastor's Day had it all--great preaching (no, not me!), a round of Wheel of Fortune, great food and fellowship, and lots of wonderful, thoughtful gifts from our church family. Thank you, Solid Rock Church. I am truly blessed to pastor such beautiful people. Your demonstration of love to me and my family is deeply appreciated, and will never be forgotten.
As we race to the end of 2007, Solid Rock Church is making a concentrated push to help the youth of our church reach $1500 in Speed-the-Light giving for this year. Speed-the-Light is the Assemblies of God youth mission-giving program that provides transportation and communications equipment to missionaries in many parts of the world. Speed-the-Light helps provide the "big ticket" items that missionaries need in the field. The plan for this end-of-year giving is called The Hour That Changes the World . Anyone who signs up is asked to identify a country for which they would like to pray. On November 30th, they will receive, via email, information about that country that they can use as a prayer guide. Then they are asked to bring a Speed-the-Light offering to Solid Rock Church on December 2nd which totals one-hour's wages or more. The year-to-date Speed-the-Light giving stands at nearly $900. With this concentrated push, we believe we can reach our $1500 goal. If you are i
Christianity Today has an interesting article about the news this week that Senator Charles Grassley is launching an investigation into the finances of six well-known ministries. You can read the article here .