The Organist's Blog

July 16 – God’s Might and God’s Grace

I am so happy to be back with my amazing church family after being gone for a couple of weeks. On June 23, Bryan and I helped one of our friends load up a truck and move to Charleston. We decided to extend the trip through the weekend to have a little bit of vacation...

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June 11 – He Will Carry Me

Father’s Day elicits many different emotions from each of us. For many people, it is a day of celebration. It is a wonderful time of being together remembering good times and creating new memories. For some, it is a reminder of loss; and while those fathers that have...

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June 4 – The Greatest Is Love

Going through life with the last name Love has had its ups and downs. It made me the punch line of many harmless jokes on the elementary school playground. It has provided people with various nickname ideas, ranging from Lovey to Dr. Love. But it is also a wonderful...

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May 29, 2018 – What Grace Is Mine

The message that Christ came to deliver to the world is one of grace. Sometimes, it is so easy to get caught up in the procedures and motions that we forget that at the heart of our faith is God’s grace. When Jesus healed a man on the Sabbath, the religious leaders...

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May 21, 2018 – Blessed Trinity

Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee. Holy, holy, holy, Merciful and mighty— God in three persons, blessed Trinity. This Sunday we take time to focus on one of the greatest mysteries of our faith, the Trinity....

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May 14 – Every Time I Feel the Spirit

The dictionary definition of the word awesome is: extremely impressive or daunting; inspiring great admiration, apprehension or fear. The informal use of this word in everyday conversation has given it quite a different connotation. This pizza is awesome. That is an...

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May 7, 2018 – A Message of Love

This Thursday is known throughout Christendom as Ascension Day. The day commemorates the ascension of Christ at the end of his earthly ministry. Before he left the earth, Jesus gave us the Great Commission, a command to spread his message of love to the world. For the...

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April 30 – My Jesus, I Love Thee

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments (1 John 5:2). It never ceases to amaze me that God loves me unconditionally. Jesus is the ultimate example of God’s love for all of humanity. God so desires our love that he...

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April 23 – The Mighty Power of God

All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord; and all the families of the nations shall worship before him. For dominion belongs to the Lord, and he rules over the nations. (Psalm 22:27-28) Psalm 22, the lectionary psalm for this Sunday, paints a...

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April 16 – Let Everything Praise the Lord

Throughout my life, Psalms has been my constant go-to book in the Bible. When I am happy, I find rejoicing. When I am sad, I find encouragement. When I stray from God, I find direction. This Sunday the chorus from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Arts and...

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