Monthly Archive: March 2015

Mar 26

Nationally Known Speaker

Nationally known speaker, Dr. Reggie McNeal, to speak at Friendship Church on Saturday, April 11th as part of a North Alabama Conference sponsored event. If you are a regular attender of Friendship you are invited to attend from 9am – 1pm. We have already registered as a church so there is no cost to you.  …

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Mar 25

When Worlds Collide

When Worlds Collide – Making Sense of the Crucifixion! Ever looked forward to something that didn’t meet your expectations?  Of course you have.  Be it a vacation destination, movie ending, or restaurant. But what happens when people’s expectations of a king don’t line up with reality?  When worlds collide?  What happens to a people who …

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Mar 23

My Brief Life as a Chimney Sweep?

While serving a previous church I had the opportunity to become a Chimney Sweep!  What?  Yes, that’s right a chimney sweep. Here’s how it happened… One of the members in a recent church has a chimney cleaning business.  He was a school principal and his hours allowed him to have a second part time job.  …

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Mar 23

Jamie Laval – Champion Celtic Fiddler

While on vacation recently in Boone, NC. I had the opportunity to hear Jamie Laval in Blowing Rock NC. If you’ve never listened to an accomplished Scottish/Irish fiddler, you really should!  OK, maybe it’s not for everybody but I personally like it.  Granted not on my Pandora stations but… Last year I also had the …

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Mar 23

Important Statistics!

Important statistics that I believe we need to be aware of. Please always remember that these statistics aren’t just numbers!  When we talk about inviting someone to church it’s  about souls. Statistics and research provided by Lifeway Research. Eighty-two percent of the unchurched are at least somewhat likely to attend church if invited – Dr. …

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Mar 23

What Will They Say – Recap!

Here’s a recap from our What Will They Say When I’m Gone lesson… Want to have great things said about you at your funeral?  Want to be sure that you don’t embarrass your family more in death than in life? Then surrender to God.  When you surrender to God good things happen, and when good …

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Mar 12

What will they say at your funeral?

Uncle Bush Breazeale worried about what would be said at his funeral, so he wanted to have his funeral before he died!  Weird, I know, but in 1938 he did just that and became a local celebrity as thousands came to his funeral and he got to literally hear what people would say at his …

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Mar 10

Jodi DiPiazza – NUFF SAID!

At the Night of Too Many Stars, a young 13 year old Jodi DiPiazza steals the show with a heart warming rendition of YODA with Weird Al Yankovic. The event is a fund raiser for those who have Autism which Jodi has as well.  The ending of the video below is a must see. After …

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Mar 09

Cave Diving at Midnight

Several years ago as a life experiment I decided to become a certified PADI scuba diver. Took what seemed like a ton of classes from SDI in Huntsville that were taught at Oakwood College. All went well and I received my Open Water certification.  But the bug had bitten.  As with many of my experiments …

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Mar 09

Hell Talk! What Happens When You Die?

Well, we talked about hell yesterday as advertized.  We agreed to disagree and I encouraged everyone to develop their own theology of the subject. I didn’t skirt the issue and shared my beliefs – of which you didn’t have to agree! Here is a brief summary. -Hell is a literal place (we did hear the …

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