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Charles Allard
March 24, 2020

Count Your Blessings, Praise the Lord.

Count Your Blessings, Praise the Lord.

With the health challenge our world is facing, we are learning a whole new vocabulary. Remember when the transistor was invented and revolutionized the electronic industry. No longer were bulky vacuum tubes needed for a radio to function. We learned the magic word “transistor”.  The creation of NASA and our entrance into the space age […]

March 17, 2020

Tough Times Call for Tough Decisions

Tough Times Call for Tough Decisions

The world we live in is changing hour by hour as the spread of the Coronavirus grows more serious. By Executive order, Governor Roy Cooper, declared a state of emergency on March 11, and urged organizations to cancel or postpone events drawing 100 or more people. Now the CDC recommends organizations cancel or postpone events […]

March 10, 2020

Protecting Yourself and Others from Covid-19

Protecting Yourself and Others from Covid-19

Covid-19 better known as the Coronavirus is in full focus around the world. The more we can learn about the disease and what we can do to protect ourselves the better off we will all be. We are grateful for Beth Jenkins taking time to speak on this subject during our worship hour last Sunday. […]

March 3, 2020

Are You Listening?

Are You Listening?

Gloria and I were watching a news broadcast recently when she asked me, “Did you hear that?”  It just so happened that I was looking up something on my iPhone at the moment and I responded, “no, what did he say?” I heard the voice of the news anchor but because I was distracted by […]

February 25, 2020

A Week That Changed the World

A Week That Changed the World

I am excited about the Wednesday night Bible Study which will begin March 4, and run through April 9, when we celebrate Maundy Thursday. We will be studying about “A Week That Changed the World,” namely Passion Week. Passion Week is an intensely dramatic, power packed, nail baiting, emotionally exhilarating and at the same time […]

February 18, 2020

Let Go and Let God In

Let Go and Let God In

Some of the world’s greatest music and most significant writings are born out of great personal crisis. Such was the case with Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick, recognized as one of the greatest preachers of the 20th Century. His hymn, “God of Grace and God of Glory” is included in hymnals of many different denominations and […]

February 11, 2020

Never Too Old to Grow Our Relationship with the Lord

Never Too Old to Grow Our Relationship with the Lord

In the course of my reading and personal devotional time, I make a practice of writing down questions that need my deep reflection and prayer.  I have found it to be a good exercise in spiritual growth.  We never get too old to grow in our relationship with the Lord.  There are always areas of […]

February 4, 2020

How Great Thou Art

How Great Thou Art

Little Emily was having difficulty with the Lord’s Prayer. She prayed, “Our father, who does art in heaven.”  How often do you look up at the sky to observe God’s heavenly art? The Psalmist said, “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour […]

January 28, 2020

Let Us Ask God for wisdom!

Let Us Ask God for wisdom!

If there was ever a time in American History when we need Divine guidance, prayer, repentance and revival it is now. The Bible tells us to “Pray without ceasing” (1 Thess.5:17) and reminds us that “An upright man’s prayer when it keeps at work, is very powerful.” (James 5:16 Williams Translation) In the 1800’s James […]

January 21, 2020

Move Forward in Faith

Move Forward in Faith

When the Egyptian Army was thundering down on the Children of Israel as they stood before the Red Sea, the Bible says, “They were terrified and cried out to the Lord” (Exodus 14:10). It doesn’t take a wild imagination to feel their fear. But God had a solution for their dilemma. He told Moses, “stretch […]

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