Bible Study – select Prophets of the Old Testament

Tuesday evenings at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Starting 4/27/21, we are studying a group of the Minor Prophets for the next 6-7 weeks. Joel – The Day of the Lord past and future Obadiah -Esau’s Family generations later become the people of Edom Jonah – A most unlikely uncooperative prophet Zechariah – After the […]

Reading Group – One Thousand Gifts

How do we find joy in the midst of the life you already have?

DisRuption on Discord

What is Discord? It is a very effective communication tool/program that you can use on your phone and computer to connect with church on Sunday morning and throughout the week to find inspiration and fellowship. It is a little different than Facebook or YouTube, but in a good way, so it might take some getting […]

Election Unrest

Members and Friends of Jackson Church, As I watched what was happening today in Washington DC, I found myself continuously praying for our country. I began talking with my children about what was happening and how as a Christian we should react. I reminded them that Christians have been the light of Christ throughout the […]

Habits of Hope Devotion – Day 5

View All Devotions Transcript: Welcome! You made it to day 5. You have accomplished such a positive thing not only for you, but for the world around you. Congratulations! As we begin, start with a mental and physical checking. It is always a good idea to start off getting in a place where you can […]

Habits of Hope Devotion – Day 4

View All Devotions Transcript: Welcome! I am glad you are joining me today as we connect with God through the scriptures.  As we begin day 4 on this journey building Habits of Hope, we will connect with God with confidence that we are being blessed and being a blessing by spending time today with Him. […]

Habits of Hope Devotion – Day 3

View All Devotions Transcript: Welcome! I am glad you are joining me today as we connect with God through the scriptures.  As we begin day 3 on this journey building Habits of Hope, we will connect with God knowing that we are a child of God. He loves and protects us.  As we get started, […]

Habits of Hope Devotion – Day 2

View All Devotions Transcript Welcome! I am glad you are joining me today as we connect with God through the scriptures.  As we continue on this journey building Habits of Hope, we will connect with God today knowing that we are loved by a God who is with us actively communicating His love.  I want […]

Habits of Hope Devotion – Day 1

View All Devotions Transcript: Welcome! I am glad you are joining me today and for the next 4 sessions as we connect with God through the scriptures. There are many ways to read the Bible, but I find the following modification on Lectio Divina (meaning Divine Reading) to be very helpful in understanding scripture and […]

Devotion – Don’t be Anxious

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV) In the midst of what is happening in the world and its […]

Good Friday Devotional

Tonight’s devotion at 7pm (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fE-4hF1ZB8) is only 10 minutes long and focuses on the Seven Last Words of Christ. I will share some of my reflections on Jesus’ last words and us being apart during this Holy time. The devotion takes place outside at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in their outdoor chapel, cemetery, and briars in the woods. A note for parents, because the […]

Holy Thursday: Stations of the Cross

Background and Introduction: The Stations of the Cross is a traditional liturgy (a form of worship) used by Christians for hundreds of years. Some Christian traditions have actual stations (or places) in the church building in which people walk as they read scripture and pray. Another traditional worship liturgy utilizing the Stations of the Cross […]