February 19 – Our Penitential Cry

Can you imagine what must have gone through Abraham’s mind when at ninety-nine years old God changed his name from Abram and reminded him that he would be the ancestor of a multitude of nations? At that point, following God had already led Abraham on some pretty...

We Shall Overcome – February 12, 2018

Last month we honored the life of a great hero. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived and died striving to make the world a place where every person matters and has a place. This month our focus is Black History, Black Future. We remember the struggle that so many...

February 5, 2018 – God’s Goals

It is had for me to believe that I graduated from high school almost twelve years ago. It’s even harder to imagine that in fifteen to twenty years I could have teenagers of my own! A couple of weeks ago, Jim mentioned 1 Corinthians 13:11 which says, “When I was a...

January 29, 2018 – A Year of Firsts

Some of you might know that I recently began my trek through a new decade of life. On January 18, I turned 30! Even though I tried to keep it a big secret, somehow word got out. (And if you know me at all, you will know that is a big fat lie. I probably shouldn’t lie...

He Leadeth Me – January 22, 2018

When I stop to think about where I am on life’s journey, I am overwhelmed by the fact that it is all because of God. I am so thankful for that today, but I haven’t always believed it. Let’s back up to 2009. At the time my family lived in Kansas City where I worked as...
The Secret Place—January 16, 2018

The Secret Place—January 16, 2018

I am so excited to begin The Organist’s Blog. It has been an absolute delight to be the organist at First Baptist Greenville for the last four months. Not only is our organ (the biggest in the state, in case you didn’t know) amazing beyond words, but also our church...