Staff Blog

 

 

Church and Summer

During our last deacons’ meeting, I brought to our deacons’ attention that the summer months are around the corner. Before long, school will be out, days will be warm, and vacation season will be upon us. I asked our deacons to be especially sensitive concerning how...

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Things That Matter Most

I am still basking in the glow of our worship experience together last Sunday. We agreed to partner with Taylor and Taylor Rose to raise their newborn daughter, Carson Rose, in Christian faith. It was, then, a fitting Sunday for two of our youth – Fletcher Pierce and...

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Elizabeth Villegas

It is my great pleasure to announce that First Baptist Ahoskie has a new youth and children’s minister. Elizabeth Miller-Villegas will assume her responsibilities on January 2, 2018. Elizabeth is an extremely gifted and qualified minister of the good news of Jesus the...

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God and Tabby

The issue of theodicy is a major difficulty for the Christian tradition. Theodicy asks the question: If God is just why does evil exist; if God is good why do bad things happen to innocent people? For example, why does a good God allow innocent people to suffer and...

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A Thick Accent?

I was struck, during my recent month-long stay in St. Paul, Minnesota, by how many people commented on my, apparently thick, southern accent. One lady even tried to imitate my accent. I found her imitation less than flattering!

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Spiritual Ancestry

Perhaps some of you, like me, have been intrigued by the ads from various companies offering to test our DNA so that we can learn about our ethnic heritage. I confess that I was intrigued enough to order a test! As I awaited the results, I began to wonder what they...

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