NOTE: Sorry for the two-day delay! (MUSIC NOTES are normally published on Tuesday afternoon.) However, I spent all of Monday & Tuesday out of town attending a Suicide Intervention Workshop. Wednesday was “catch-up” day. So, I’m only now able to publish this week’s MUSIC NOTES. Enjoy! nw
THIS SUNDAY, JAN 15th
Choir: All the Way My Savior Leads Me
NOTE: Rowland Nitcher will be singing “The Longer I Serve Him” immediately before Jason preaches.
“I WAS AN ATHEIST UNTIL I READ ‘THE LORD OF THE RINGS”
J.R.R. Tolkien’s birthday was January 3rd.
Whether you’re familiar with Tolkien, or not, you will thoroughly enjoy reading this story of an atheist’s journey to belief in God as he journeyed through Tolkien’s “Middle Earth.” Read the story by clicking here.
UNLOCKING THE MYSTERIES OF GENESIS CONFERENCE: FEB. 9-11 – FREE
Have you wondered how the creation story of Genesis fits with the evolutionary theories of popular science? To read all about this free event and how to register simply click here.
TERRORISM AND VIOLENCE AGAINST CHRISTIANS TOOK A HORRIFIC TOLL IN 2016
That’s the title of a recent AOL News story. The opening paragraph:
“Italian religious research group CENSUR (The Center for Studies on New Religions) has named Christians the most persecuted religious group in the world after calculating that one person of a Christian faith was murdered every six minutes in 2016.”
ON THE LIGHTER SIDE….
If you are a “Rocky” fan prepare to be amazed by this baby… (you may need to turn your volume up)
And, if you’re a Dick Van Dyke fan you’ll absolutely love this clip of him at a local Denny’s…
QUOTE of the WEEK
“Christianity, if false, is of no importance; and, if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.” C.S. Lewis
LAUGHTER IS GOOD MEDICINE
GRACE NOTES: “Reading the Bible Through, Cover to Cover”
As I state in this brief blog, the first several times I tried to read the Bible through I failed – miserably. Then, I discovered something that helped me “get over the hump.” Read the blog here.
Soli Deo Gloria, Nick