“Franklin! Franklin! Slow down!” These were words that my Grandma said to my Grandpa when he was driving the car and I was sitting in the back seat. Grandma was into safety before safety was in. She always required me to have my seat belt buckled, and we crossed the road looking both ways and… Continue reading As if Your Life Depended On It!
They were out in the countryside with no restaurants nearby and 5000 hungry men, not to mention women and children. When they reported this obvious fact to Jesus and advised him to send the people away to get dinner, Jesus said something shocking. “You give them something to eat.” And they did a quick check… Continue reading You Do It!
Free Gift! What do you think when you hear those words? I know the first thought that comes to my mind. “Ok … what do you want?” I’m suspicious that if I don’t have to spend money, then what I’ll have to spend is some of my time. And when someone I don’t know… Continue reading Good News and Good Deeds
Recently, I’ve read the book Our Kids, written by Harvard Professor Robert Putnam. In it, he argues that there is a widening opportunity gap for today’s kids. Children from homes with lower incomes are facing greater and greater challenges than ever before. Why? Among other reasons, they lack something Putnam calls “Social Capital.” Plainly speaking,… Continue reading Community with a Cause
Teen Challenge Brockton Men’s Choir is the presentation of real life testimonies and the redemptive power and grace of Jesus Christ! In a time when the love of Christ is eclipsed by despair and destruction, the men of Teen Challenge are proof that Christ is alive in all of us who rise from the depths… Continue reading Teen Challenge Concert
In 1955, it was 1 million. In 1963, 1 billion. In 1976, 20 billion. 1984, 50 billion. 1996, 80 billion. And on April 15, 1994, 100 billion hamburgers had been served by McDonald’s franchises all over the world. After that, they stopped counting. That's a lot of hamburgers. But as many and as much as… Continue reading Seeking Jesus, Serving Others
Check out the updated nursery! What a fun place for young kids to play. Nursery is available during our Sunday morning service for ages 1 - 5. Come and play!
Remember the Food Pantry! During these hard economic times in our nation, please remember how blessed we are to be able to share with those who have physical needs. As you are shopping, pick up some extra nonperishable items and drop them in the Food Pantry bin at the church next Sunday. Jesus said, "Come,… Continue reading And You Fed Me…