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Happy Thanksgiving!

It is that blessed season again wherein we are reminded to be thankful.  BTW, this season is purely an American holiday motivated by our Christian heritage for which our nation was originally founded.  PTL for the deep roots of Thanksgiving here in America.  I am preaching about that tomorrow night at our Annual praise Service at 7 PM.  Don’t miss it.  Yesterday…

Howdy from Tucson!

It is 82 degrees here today & absolutely perfect weather.  No humidity, no windy breeze, it is just perfect.    Yesterday our attendance was up a bit.  We had three first time families with us.  One of them was from California however & another was a snowbird couple.  But still it was delightful to have them with us & one of them returned…

An Overwhelming Day

Greetings again from beautiful Tucson!  It is 82 here today.   As some of you may remember from my weekly note from last week, I resigned as the pastor of Bethel effective December 31st.  I cannot report on the services yesterday at Bethel because I was not there, but this weekly note gives explanation as to why it is needful for the church…

Yesterday

“We walk by faith & not by sight.”  II Cor. 5:7 Yesterday was an emotional day here at Bethel.  Firstly, our dear sister in the Lord, Shirley Ward, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday afternoon.  She had been declining at Banner UMC Hospital & this was expected from the doctors’ prognosis, but on the eve of the Lord’s Day,…

Missions Emphasis – Final Week

Bethel Baptist Friends, Warm greetings to all of you!  Our weather here in Tucson is absolutely perfect right now.  The cool nights & warm days up in the 80’s is very pleasant after the scorching summer.  Now we are heading into “our time of the year.”   Yesterday we finished our Missions Month Emphasis.  This was something new for me to attempt after…