Category Archives: Weekly Update

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

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! Sunday’s commissioning service for Mitch and Sara Kimbrell, as they head to New England to prepare for church planting at NETS in Williston, VT, began with Mitch sharing an insightful word of testimony about how New England has grown on their hearts. He was … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Good afternoon! It’s hard to believe that the kids are starting back to school this week and next! Buses rumble, traffic snarls, and sleepy eyes bail out of bed and off to school. Let’s pray for these kids as they not only seek to learn … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! We were so encouraged on Sunday as Joey, one of our workers in Central Asia, talked to us at the beginning of the service about work with his particular unreached people group. The progress being made, so that there are two small groups of … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! We finished up VBS at South Woods on Friday evening. I’m grateful for Chris and Jessica Wilbanks for their leadership in preparation for VBS and for each day’s unfolding of every detail. They had a remarkable team working with them who loved the kids, … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! Signs of Vacation Bible School starting this Wednesday through Friday, 6:00–8:30 p.m. are starting to emerge around the church building. I walk past Chris’ office door and see what almost looks like a Hobbit hole entrance. I’m not sure what it is but I … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! I’m so encouraged by the way that the congregation has responded to the series that Matt Sliger and I are doing in 1 John. There’s an intensity in listening to the Word expounded that I sense while preaching. We’ve worshiped during the opening of … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! I hope that those of you in the US had a wonderful 4th of July holiday. We had an enjoyable day at our home. We’re grateful that we have reason to celebrate the many mercies shown to our nation. While many in our congregation … Continue reading

Weekly Update from Pastor Phil

Greetings! It’s good to be back home after a week out for vacation. We enjoyed getting to see and visit with all of our kids and grandkids while meeting up on the Florida coast. Yes, we enjoyed lots of delicious seafood! Tomorrow night will be … Continue reading