Rustlings

Rustlings (August 13, 2018)

When the power of the Holy Spirit comes upon you, you shall be my witnesses in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and the uttermost parts of the earth. – Acts 1:8 In Jerusalem… Much of our energy at First Baptist Greenville is expended on our particular faith community. In...

Rustlings (August 6, 2018)

For as many years as I can remember, I’ve watched the President of the United States deliver the annual State of the Union Address. Amid the pomp and pageantry of the evening, the lauding and loathing of partisan legislators, and the well-choreographed recognition of...

Rustlings (July 30, 2018)

I am going to do what you have told me to do. I do not typically like being told what to do. I’ve got the same independent, rebellious streak most of you seem to have, but I am going to do what you have told me to do. As most of you know, I typically spend all my...

Rustlings (July 23, 2018)

This year’s Holy Land Pilgrimage has almost come to an end. Each pilgrimage takes a different shape, explores a different theme and includes a different set of persons and personalities. This year, twenty-four members and friends of First Baptist Greenville embarked...

Rustlings (July 16, 2018)

The charter bus should arrive at 1:00pm today. Twenty-four pilgrims – members and friends of First Baptist Greenville – will climb aboard and head to the airport in Charlotte, North Carolina. After spending necessary time in lines at ticketing, security, food court...

Rustlings (July 9, 2018)

I was standing in the entryway of the chapel of Mission Dolores two weeks ago. The chapel is a small, 120-seat structure, attached to the Basilica of Mission Dolores. Established in June 1776, Mission Dolores is the oldest original intact mission in California and is...