Hey Folks! Welcome to installment number two in our worship blog! I hope this week finds you well! This week I’ll be discussing part of my personal journey with music and worship, as well as some paradigms that we can apply to our understanding of worship. When I was young I was absolutely bored to tears with piano lessons. Week after week my parents would drag me to one of my two teachers, Mrs. Teeter or Mrs. Bonk (what names right?). Each week I would complain about how bor
Our sermon series Practical Christianity continues this Sunday with some guidelines on how to avoid Twitter mobs and having to eat your own words. Hint: "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all."
A few years ago the book "Bowling Alone" was published. It explored the reasons why people in general were not interested in officially joining volunteer organizations including religious entities. Although the book listed several good possibilities as to why people don't join groups like they once did I find myself more interested in why some people still do join and what the benefits might be for doing so. Christian denominations differ in how they approach membership.
This is the 5th year that First Presbyterian has partnered with MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) to minister to moms in Columbia and Boone County. Check out the video for more info. "We believe in the simple but revolutionary idea that remarkable things happen when moms come together."