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Were You There

My most memorable Good Friday occurred early in ministry. I served as pastor of Henrietta First Baptist Church from 1997-2001. So, this Good Friday service occurred sometime during those years. I decided to schedule the Good Friday experience at 9am, the time that...

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Through the Years

This year, from the pulpit, I have shared insights that I have gleaned through the years of my Christian journey which have nourished and sustained me. I offer this material with the hope that there will be something that will be helpful to you as you seek to live the...

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Like a River

I was asked recently, “Trey do you have a peace about becoming full time at the church?” I quickly responded, “Like a river!” And, it is so. I have a strong sense that we have made, not only the right decision, but a wise decision. My only concern about this...

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Young Adults and the Church, Oh My!

If you are in your 20s, 30s, or 40s please do NOT stop reading! If you are in your 20s, 30s, or 40s, you need to know that you are coveted by church leaders. In fact, you are often the center of our conversations. When I returned home from the beach last Friday, the...

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First Baptist on Fifth and First Baptist on Main

I tagged along with Lou Ann recently to a funeral at First Baptist Church on Fifth Street in Winston-Salem. It was a combination of factors that inspired me to arise at 5:15 on a Saturday morning, forego my no-shave Saturday tradition, get all spiffed up, and drive 3...

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Going Backwards

Last Friday afternoon, I decided it was time to tidy up my office here at our church facilities. I have been working out of this space for almost a year and a half now. So, things were a bit cluttered. Once I had talked myself into tackling this task, I decided I...

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