Thanks Be to God and FPC

Thanks Be To God1This past Mother’s Day was my 16th anniversary of ministering with all the great believers of First Presbyterian Church here in Madisonville.  Even though I came here with ten years of pastoring and preaching experience, your lives blended with mine since 2001 have created in me a different kind of spirit – better able to feel God’s Holy Spirit in me as I witness His presence regularly in you.  Funny thing is that this drives me to want more of those experiences…with Him and with you.

Over the past 26 years I have taken time to re-evaluate and update a personal faith statement that was first started as I entered seminary in 1988.  You can be assured that I am not the same person (that’s a good thing for all of us).  What I’m beginning to understand is that, done right, a relationship with Christ allows for who I was, lifts me to who I am, and believes in who I am becoming.  Just for your information, here is my most recent update on my continually revising personal faith statement.  I’ve made it simple, so I can live as though what I believe matters.
I believe: