In Pastor Phillip’s first message as Lead Pastor of RFN, he begins a new series called “More Him, Less Me.” In today’s message he discusses the importance of looking ahead toward what could be, instead of longing nostalgically for what once was.
Pastor Phillip Modlin is installed as our new Lead Pastor. Dr. Greg Mason, District Superintendent of the Church of the Nazarene, North Carolina District, preaches and conducts the installation ceremony.
I was blown away Sunday. I even cried during a responsive reading. I mean, who does that? Anyway, to have you pray over me and Crystal was an honor for us that I can’t put into words. As we greeted several people on the way out, they told me: “You are going to do great […]
I was blown away by the sermon Sunday. If you were there, then you know how moving it felt. Pastor Riley’s challenge for us to keep stepping out in faith was so clearly stated. His call to let younger generations see the Lord’s faithfulness is one that I am whole-heartily committed to as Lead Pastor. […]
I’m reading a book about Heaven. It’s John Wesley’s thoughts on Heaven and Grace. Wesley said; “stir up the spark of grace which is now in you, and God will give you more grace”. From the divine side salvation is by grace alone. From the human side salvation is by faith. Ephesians 2:8 “For it […]
“Bah Humbug!” You recognize that outburst as that of Scrooge, the main character in Charles Dickens’, “A Christmas Carol”. Dickens wrote the classic over a six-week period in 1843. Scrooge was a miserly old man who thought Christmas was just an excuse for people to miss work and idle folks to expect handouts. On Christmas […]
C.S. Lewis said, “Look for Christ and you will find Him. And with Him, everything else.” Everywhere I look during the holidays I see people searching. Maybe searching for different things but none the less looking for answers. It could be the perfect present, the right way to connect to difficult family, the next great […]