Here’s the report from a truly amazing day. Enjoy!
We have enjoyed a very busy week at Lebanon Road. Our VBS ran from Sunday night through Wednesday night and was a great success. We had many visitors, several of whom were from the community. We hope they learned about the Lord and were welcomed warmly by our members.
Then, on Thursday night, we hosted the area-wide Summer Youth Series. Well over 200 young people from all over the Nashville metro area attended. JD presented a powerful lesson on keeping our minds pure.
From Sunday morning through last night, about 1500 people have been in our auditorium!
I hope you will take time to tell your dad how much he means to you this Father’s Day. My dad means so much to me, and he is truly a hero in my eyes.
On to the link for this week.
1. Since this is Father’s Day weekend, my dad gets the one and only spot on this Dad’s Day Edition of the FLR. He wrote a powerful article about his dad a couple of weeks ago that I’ve been saving for this roundup. Enjoy reading “I Wish I Could Ask My Dad.”
I hope you have a wonderful weekend. Make sure you encourage and honor your dad in some way.
No matter what, though, make sure you honor your heavenly Father on His day.
After an amazingly busy week (including a baptism yesterday afternoon!!!!!!!), the Lebanon Road church of Christ is ready to begin Vacation Bible School on Sunday evening. Our VBS is entitled “AD 33 Tours: Walking Where Jesus Walked.” We will focus on the culture behind four accounts in the life of Christ.
Here is the list of topics and our adult speakers for each evening:
We hope you’ll be here to learn more about the Bible from these great men and we hope you’ll bring your children to learn from our amazing teachers. They have been working (and are as I type this) on their rooms and lessons. This is going to be a wonderful week, and we pray that many will learn about Christ and want to follow Him, or will want to be better servants in His Kingdom.
On to the links for this week:
1. Drew Kizer responds to the recent killing of abortion doctor George Tiller in a great article called “Can Hypocrisy Hurt the Pro-Life Cause?”
2. Trey Morgan gives a great list called “How to Keep Your Minister from Quitting.”
3. The Beautiful Work blog has a touching post about hearing the news that your baby will be born with special needs. Get out a Kleenex and read “Remembering.”
4. The Christian Chronicle has a poignant post this week called “Why Are Kids Leaving the Church? The Answer Lies in Parents.“
We hope you have a wonderful weekend, and, if you have a chance, we hope you can come to at least one night of our VBS. It’s going to be fantastic! [For the Lebanon Road folks who read this, thanks for all the help and prayers leading up to VBS. You are great!]
No matter where you are, don’t forget the Lord on His day!
Tomorrow (Friday) morning, Dale Jenkins and I will be interviewing John Dale on iPreach. The interview will be about his long tenure in Murray, Kentucky, and we will also be talking about how congregations should deal with transition.
John has agreed to take questions from others who may call in or who may wish to join us in the chatroom during the interview, and you are invited to be a part!
The interview will begin at about 10AM (Central time) tomorrow morning on Talkshoe.com. To join in, follow these steps:
1. Go to www.talkshoe.com
2. Create an ID (it’s free and takes about 2 minutes). We are going to do our best to avoid taking questions from anonymous “guests.”
3. Around 10AM tomorrow, go to talkshoe and search for “iPreach.”
4. Click on “join now” and you’ll be asked to log in to the chat room. From that point, you can just chat, or you can choose to call in (the number will be displayed at the bottom on the chat window).
We hope to take a handful of questions and we are thankful to brother Dale for doing this.
If you have any other questions, feel free to email me here.