WE SEEK TO BE A LOVING COMMUNITY
that supports all people in finding new life in Christ. Here at Itawamba Christian Church, we have a simple hope: to see people come to know Jesus Christ and grow in their Christian faith.
I couldn’t help but feel a bit sad last night as I attended our congregation’s reception for the high school seniors. Of course, I am very happy to see them making progress in life and achieving this important milestone. I know that many wonderful events likely await them as they continue in their lives butRead More
I don’t remember the first time I was told be patient, but I am I must have been very young. Waiting has been a struggle that God continues to work on with me. I think probably at the heart of my inability to grow into a more patient follower of Christ centers around my unwillingnessRead More
I have always been a dog person. When I was growing up, we almost always had a dog. Several of the favorite moments of my childhood years involved a dog. When I started having a family of my own, it seemed natural to have a dog and so we did. Some of the most intenseRead More
This past Sunday afternoon found me back in the Sanctuary but only this time I was in the audience. The occasion was the celebration of two young men receiving their Eagle Scout. If you aren’t familiar with Scouts, this is the highest rank in the program and only about 8% of those starting Scouts reachRead More
I grew up in a 900 square foot house. It was small by today’s standards where the average-size home is 2,300 square feet. I remember driving to move into this house when I was just a few days away from my third birthday. In fact, the drive to that house is the oldest memory IRead More
One of the neat developments that is happening in my community of Fulton, MS is a renewed emphasis on the idea of community beautification. To that end, efforts are being considered on many fronts including a revamping of the downtown area. This week has seen the pouring of hundreds of feet of concrete forming aRead More
Easter Sunday, April 17, will soon be here and I am very excited! Not only is it a beautiful time of the year in Northeast Mississippi, but it is also a time like none other in terms of seeing people gather to worship. Sometimes I hear Christians who regularly attend a local congregation criticizing thoseRead More
I remember when I was attending grade school a situation that I suppose is pretty common. One of my fellow students had broken one of the rules of the classroom and our teacher had become aware of the transgression but not the guilty party. The teacher urged the guilty one to admit their action andRead More
March 3, two years ago, Camille and I made our way into Mississippi with a final destination of Fulton. We brought all we owned in a U-Haul truck and anxiously arrived at what would be our new home. I remember the day very, very well. The sun was shining, the flowers were blooming, and greatRead More
"It is more blessed to give than to receive."(Acts 20:35)
At Itawamba Christian Church, we want to encourage all members to pray about giving and give as God leads them.