Last night I had the opportunity to attend a report from some men and women who recently visited Central America on a mission reconnaissance trip. They came back with pictures, stories, and recommendations. Through the years, I have travelled to Central and South and witnessed firsthand the socio-economic conditions of those countries. Many things we take … Continue reading Open My Eyes
This past Monday, I attended a Preacher’s Luncheon and Meeting in Double Springs, Alabama. There were about 50 preachers and other Church leaders at this gathering. As we began, Vance Hutton asked each preacher and leader to share advice or bits of wisdom that they received that helps them in their ministry. Here is a … Continue reading Advice to Preachers from Preachers and Others
The last two weeks were a wonderful experience for me and my son Andrew. We participated in a mission trip and youth camp in Ecuador. The people and the scenery were both beautiful and the experience is beneficial in so many ways. First, We were thrilled to meet brothers and sisters in Christ from all … Continue reading Home Again!
Parrish Church of Christ has a great opportunity before us. We have the honor of being the central congregation for gathering supplies and filling a shipping container for the churches of Christ in the Philippines in cooperation with M.A.R.C.H. for Christ. These brethren will use these relief supplies we collect and pack to reach out … Continue reading Mission Philippines and Beyond
Please pardon the interruption to my usual blog. I want to introduce you to Leslie and Sarah Taylor. They are planning to locate to Japan as missionaries, but they need your help. Please watch the video to meet them and learn about their plans. - Scott http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jc62Zksu_pY
Last night our elders met with a young Couple -- Richard and Mary Harp. The Harps are dedicating the next 5 years of their young life and young marriage to work with a mission effort in Scotland. Scotland recently declared itself by an act of Parliament as a Pagan Nation. This declaration only confirms by decree a truth … Continue reading Mission Effort
Yesterday was a great day! As we were welcoming a greeting each other before Bible Classes yesterday morning, Surayah (a sweet little 2nd grader) gave me an envelope, smiled and walked away. The envelope was addressed to a missionary that visited a few weeks ago. In the envelope was some change and a few small … Continue reading A Gift from a Child
We had a long busy weekend and a great week beginning. Friday and Saturday were all about a niece's wedding shower. She is marrying a great Christian young man, whom she met at Freed-Hardeman. My wife and my mother-in-law hosted Saturday's bridal shower which meant I was busy helping set up a fellowship hall, transporting … Continue reading Monday, Monday!