My family is from the south. Although I have only been there twice I can't help to think that one these people has to be family.
Monday we were working on our rental house and it was confirmed in my and by my wife that I will never make a living at painting. I have never enjoyed it or been good at it which means that if I had to ever get another job I would starve as a house painter. … Continue reading Jobs I will probably never hold
We pulled it off in spite of hurricane like conditions. I was actually surprised how many people braved the weather and joined us. We actually had to use our overflow room. With about 190 people in to main sanctuary and 30 in the overflow we fit everyone pretty nicely. The chairs we definitely smaller but … Continue reading 1st Anniversary Service
What a day! It started by having 13 men at prayer this morning. Nothing moves things like prayer. Then all of us broke down our regular sanctuary of chairs and replaced them with more "economical" ones. This allowed us to place 215 chairs in our sanctuary instead of 145. We also put 100 chairs in … Continue reading Full Steam Ahead
Just got our ministry report for 2007. Jeanne did a tremendous job of putting it together. If you are going to join us on Sunday you will receive a copy. You can click on the link and see it in a pdf file. Wow! What a year! Download 2007_village_chapel_minsitry_report.pdf
We are having to change plans. The Elders of the churc met and decided that the weather was too unpredictable for us to hold services in the tent. So we are going to cram into the church on Sunday. We have rented 300 chairs and will be able to put most of them in the … Continue reading Calling an Audible
Here is a quick update on our service this Sunday. We will be moving the tent to the parking lot at the Hotel. It will look a lot like this one pictured. It will be fully enclosed with a heater so the odds are that it will actually be warmer than our normal sanctuary. With … Continue reading Anniversary Service Update
I was listening to a podcast by Hillsong church where the pastor interviews T.D. Jakes at their annual ministry conference. Jakes had some really powerful insights into ministry. A couple of thoughts that are bouncing around in my head: Pastors are like fisherman. If they have a small church they use a rod and a … Continue reading Pastor as a Fisherman
Still waiting to see the Ark float down Constellation. What a wash out! Went for a walk in my rain proof suit and still had water seep through. Plans are still on for the Big Tent at the Village Chapel. We will be moving it to the parking lot instead of the marsh that is … Continue reading Anyone Seen Noah Yet?