Memorial Day Musings (by Pastor Roy)

May 25th 2012 No comments yet  

On Memorial Day, the bugle call Taps will be sounded at sacred resting places across this nation.  This mournful tune reminds us that our freedom was purchased not by those who of a “super race” or who were pawns of a totalitarian scheme. It was purchased with the blood of those who loved with the greatest human love possible: “”¦He lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13).

But for those who have trusted in Jesus Christ, Taps takes on an additional …

Why Did God Put Jerks in the World? (by Pastor Roy)

May 24th 2012 No comments yet  

Ever feel like Bull Meecham (AKA “the Great Santini” from the movie of the same name)? In an early scene, the Marine fighter pilot portrayed by Robert Duvall sits at breakfast perusing his newspaper.  He mutters “Castro”¦”, “de Gaulle”¦” and then stands to his feet and bellows to the heavens, “God! Why did you put so many jerks in the world at the same time?” Those who daily drive the Tollway or navigate Preston and Main wonder the same thing.

 As one who navigates Preston and Main twice daily, I am compelled to find that answer. If I call it “application,” …

Snapshots of Go and Be!

May 18th 2012 No comments yet  

Our third annual churchwide day of service, Go and Be, was May 5. Karen Hawkins, pastoral leader of community care, was one of the fearless leaders who organized and planned the event. This was also the first year for Stonebriar to host a Cinco de Mayo festival for the community in conjunction with Go and Be. 

“We had over 370 [people] from our church family serving in 24 different ways, including a fantastic Cinco de Mayo festival which brought in around 800+ folks!” …

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