THOUGHTS FROM YOUR PASTOR 06/14/17

” …a tall glass of water…” REV. TONY MORLING COTSWOLDS (South Central England) Lately I have on my mind a quote from novelist Terry McMillan, “There is a big difference between being thirsty and being dehydrated.” A thirsty soul simply means...

THOUGHTS FROM YOUR PASTOR 06/07/17

“Everybody needs a church, because when your mama dies who’s going to bring you a casserole?” I have a friend who says to me now and then, “Everybody needs a church, because when your mama dies who’s going to bring you a casserole?” I baptized her about...

THOUGHTS FROM YOUR PASTOR 05/31/17

“…we are here for God’s delight and to enjoy his creation….” Two cardinals have made a home in my garden. I will take poetic license and say they are husband and wife. The male is a shade of red you can’t take your eyes off. He flutters from...

PASTOR’S THOUGHTS 05/19/17

“Yes, I am a fortunate man, but that is not enough. I want others to have my fortune too.” I am a fortunate man. I have known this for some time. If I were still young and could look into the future at what shape my life would take in my mid-fifties, I can confidently...

THOUGHTS FROM YOUR PASTOR 05/03/17

“…How much information about me will I disperse? How much privacy am I willing to give up?…” Three years ago, before I arrived in Thomasville, I took some time off and hiked the Southern section of the Appalachian Trail. I broke an outback rule...

PASTOR’S THOUGHTS 04/26/17

“…my job has been to let the mourning soak me.” Because I am a pastor, death and dying are part of my business. Though, signs of life are never far away.  I officiate baptisms too and nearly every Sunday morning I find myself in the pulpit pulling...