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Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! What a full and wonderful day we had at South Woods on Sunday! We had a great group for the morning and evening worship services. In the latter, our choir, orchestra, and children’s choir led us in a beautiful night of worship. I’m so … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

December Greetings! We’ve started early with Christmas music at South Woods due to embarking upon the study of the Gospel of Luke last month. And we’ve enjoyed it! With such beautiful old hymns and wonderful new hymns that help us to celebrate God’s gift in … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! After mounds of good food and far too many football games, Thanksgiving weekend has closed and the reality of heading toward Christmas stares us in the face. In just a few weeks we celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ with all of … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! The Lord granted us a very encouraging day on Sunday as we worshiped together, began our study of Luke’s Gospel, and then heard an excellent exposition of Psalm 27 in the evening by Jim Carnes. I ended the day grateful for the mercies of … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! It’s great to be back home after a few days in North Carolina where I spoke at the Unite Conference of the Pillar Network (here’s one attendee/staff member’s report https://www.thepillarnetwork.com/unite-2017-an-insiders-recap/) and then spent a week in an east Asian nation teaching about 70–75 pastors … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! As we’re enjoying a rainy day in Memphis, the first in a long time, our friends in California are enduring wild fires. We’ve been keeping a close eye on it as Karen’s youngest brother, Austin Bosarge, lives in Sonoma County with his wife and … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! The week certainly began with more consciousness of how we need the Lord as our Refuge and Strength! With the unimaginable tragedy in Las Vegas, our nation mourns the loss. As followers of Christ, we mourn, too, the evil still loose in our world, … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! We had looked forward to next week and the National Founders Conference. However, due to the effects of Hurricane Irma, as you know, the conference has been CANCELLED. Let’s continue praying for the folks in south Florida, as well as the many in the … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings, One never knows what a day brings forth. We’ve been anticipating hosting the National Founders Conference in just a couple of weeks. However, the effects of Hurricane Irma on our friends who lead Founders Ministries, has made it impossible to continue with the conference. … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! We’re watching the drizzle left from the massive Hurricane Irma that slammed several Caribbean islands and Florida, leaving a trail of great needs. Let’s keep these folks in prayer and use opportunity to serve them through our financial gifts and in possibly other tangible … Continue reading