Category Archives: church

QUAINT QUARTERLYS

You can’t see it very plainly but the name written on the top of the first quarterly is James Samuel Rodgers. The name on the second one is Miss Amy Riddle. At the bottom of the page Amy wrote Mr. … Continue reading

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EVALUATING MY CHURCH

Several years ago I was standing in the congregation singing worship songs when it pierced my mind that we only sang songs in worship to God—Like “Exalt Him” or “Awesome God.  If a Hebrew, Muslim, or Sun Worshipper were standing … Continue reading

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AT MY LEFT? A RANT

This post is part of SoCS: https://lindaghill.com/category/prompt-2/ Aim of SoCS challenge, write something that prompt – closest thing to you on your left – brings to mind. Write with little editing or planning. On my desk to my left are three folders, … Continue reading

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PUT ME IN REMEMBRANCE, moved church membership

Several years ago I wrote a paper called “Put Me In Remembrance,” which was I was inspired to do at the bidding of Isaiah 43:26 where God said, “Put me in remembrance…..” God keeps record of my acts for him, … Continue reading

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TONGUE IN CHEEK CHURCH CRITIQUE

Oh, dear, January is half over and nobody has asked my advice for a 2021 theme for their church. I so much wanted to be consulted! I was all ready to say – let’s blaze new trails and go to … Continue reading

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‘TIS THE SEASON

‘Tis the season to be jolly Drop donut crumbs and spill the coffee! “Alas, alas,” the new carpet cried, “Somebody do something,”  –  So the church board tried. Got out their pens and with much chagrin Wrote “Fifteen Rules for All … Continue reading

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CHURCH – THE LORD’S SUPPER

ACCORDING TO PAUL we should  partake of the Lord’s Supper during our assemblies (I Cor. 11:23-30).  It seems the Corinthians were using this occasion as a time to eat and drink.  That was not the purpose.  The purpose was to … Continue reading

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CHURCH – WHO GETS IT DONE?

TAKE LETTERS IN BLUE WITH A GRAIN OF SALT –  THEY ARE MY WORDS, NOT JESUS’  😀  smiling at you TO ACCOMPLISH THE PURPOSE OF THE CHURCH  we must have structure.  So what are the Biblical job descriptions?  Eph. 4:11-12  … Continue reading

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PURPOSES FOR LOCAL CHURCH BODY

We are in a time of great decline in church attendance.  Many say they can serve Jesus -be a Christian – as well without going to church. So your “churchy” friend (ME) would like to point out a lot that … Continue reading

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SANCTUARY

Most of you know I’m pretty “churchy,” and I am quite traditional about it. After a reading of Psalms 26 and 27, I am again reminded of how delighted I am to be able to go to the “house of … Continue reading

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