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Lessons from VBS 2018

WOW!  I am still amazed, exhausted, and processing all that happened through our Vacation Bible School at Salem last week.  VBS has been around… well, a REALLY long time.  Our basic structure for VBS is relatively traditional.  We hosted our VBS Monday thru Friday from 9am-noon.  We had “Family Night” on Thursday evening from 6:00pm-8:30pm.  […]

10 Things I’ve Learned from Pastors

I began serving on staff in local churches in 1991.   During that time, God has blessed my life with the opportunity to serve with some amazing pastors. Here are some lessons I have learned from their examples. Surround yourself with people whom you trust. The pastorate can be lonely. A pastor needs to surround himself […]

The Songs We Sing

I am already looking forward to worshiping with our Salem family and new friends this Sunday!   Redeemed – Gaither Vocal Band Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) – Chris Tomlin Your Grace Is Enough – Matt Maher Wherever He Leads I’ll Go – Alan Jackson

The Songs We Sing

I am already eagerly awaiting the opportunity to worship Jesus with our church family this Sunday.  This week, we introduce a new and powerful song that reminds us of the freedom we have in Christ!   Victory in Jesus – led by Guy Penrod Come Thou Fount Come Thou King – Gateway Worship O Praise […]

The Songs We Sing

With snowfall adjusting our midweek schedule, I am eagerly awaiting the opportunity to worship as a family this Sunday, January 21st.   Hosanna (Praise Is Rising) – Paul Baloche Forever Reign – Hillsong Great Is Thy Faithfulness – written by Thomas Chisholm (1866–1960) sung by Veritas