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Peggy Utley
November 21, 2017

We don’t know the author but he gives us reason to be thankful. Today upon a bus, I saw a lovely maid with golden hair; I envied her — she seemed so gay, and how, I wished I were so fair; When suddenly she rose to leave, I saw her hobble down the aisle; she […]

October 31, 2017

A Pastor was out painting his fence one day.  As he painted, he meditated on the fact that life is so brief. “It’s just a vapor,” he reminded himself.  About that time a man came along the road leading a horse. The Pastor looked up and said, “Where are you going with that horse?” The […]

October 24, 2017

Who among us in these trying times does not want to deepen their prayer life?  The most profound request that the disciples ever made of Jesus was, “Lord, teach us to pray.” Prayer is intimacy with God.  It is the avenue by which we bear our souls to God and allow Him to speak to […]

October 17, 2017

Crabtree Valley Baptist Church will be featured at the Raleigh Baptist Associational Semi-Annual Meeting at Rolesville Baptist Church on Tuesday evening, October 24, at 6:45pm.  Dinner will be served at 6:00pm at a cost of $10. Missions will high-lite the evening program.  Wakefield Central will share stories of their mission trip to Budapest.  Piney Grove […]

October 10, 2017

Last Sunday, I started a series of messages from Paul’s letter to the Ephesians concerning God’s Call to each of us.  The focus of these messages is not on our profession but rather on how we as Christians should live. Inspiration for these messages comes from Scripture (Ezekiel 33:10) and from Paul’s letter to the […]

September 26, 2017

Sunday will be a special day at CVBC.  We will observe the Ordinance of the Lord’s Supper and Ordain three new deacons. We observe the Lord’s Supper quarterly on the first Sunday of January, April, July and October. Everyone who has received Christ into their life is invited to participate in the Lord’s Supper. Gathering […]

September 12, 2017

We are witnesses to two devastating hurricanes back to back, Harvey and Irma. Two catastrophic storms unlike anything we have ever seen before on US Soil.  Ironic as it may seem, Irma is still churning and doing her damage on 9/11/17, the anniversary of the largest terror attack on the United States just 16 years […]

September 5, 2017

Our two Grandsons, Christopher and Nathan took their first train ride with us to Charlotte on August 25.  It was a beautiful day and the train ride added to the adventure and enjoyment.  It also reduced the stress of driving congested highways not to mention freeing us up for great conversation. Having these two young […]

August 22, 2017

Being a member of the church implies that you are a born again Christian and that you are in the Family of God.  It is a wonderful experience to be united in the bond of love and enjoy the fellowship of fellow believers.  You don’t have to agree on everything that happens. You don’t have […]

August 15, 2017

Wednesday night prayer and Bible Study can be an uplifting experience for all who will take advantage of the opportunity. Studying the Word of God gives us opportunity not only to gain Bible knowledge but to grow spiritually and enhance our relationship with Christ. The Psalmist said, “As the deer pants for streams of water, […]

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