Pastor’s Corner – May 9 2017

Blessings from Butner PC May 9, 2017 “For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.” (Ps 100:5) Pastor’s Corner June and I went to the Small Church Gathering at Oxford Presbyterian last Saturday. It was primarily for churches in Granville, Orange, Person, Vance, and Warren counties, but … [Read more…]

Pastor’s Corner – May 3 2017

Blessings from Butner PC May 3, 2017 “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” (Romans 12:12) Pastor’s Corner My paternal grandfather was a primitive Baptist. My dad has fond memories of going to church with him. On Sundays the pastor was going to baptize people, a couple of men from the church … [Read more…]

Pastor’s Corner – April 25 2017

April 25, 2017 “In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me.” (Jonah 2:2) Pastor’s Corner I don’t know about you, but I have had enough rain. Over the last couple of days, I have developed an all-new appreciation for what Noah went through. And yes, I know we probably needed the … [Read more…]

Pastor’s Corner – April 19 2017

Blessings from Butner PC April 19, 2017 “For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved” (Romans 10:10) Pastor’s Corner I hope you all had a wonderful Easter. It is a special time of year, so much so … [Read more…]

Pastors Corner – April 11 2017

Blessings from Butner PC April 11, 2017 “He himself bore our sins in his body on the cross, so that, free from sins, we might live for righteousness” (1 Peter 2:24) Pastor’s Corner By now, you have undoubtedly heard about the Coptic Church bombings in Egypt on Palm Sunday. Suicide bombers struck churches in two … [Read more…]

Pastor’s Corner – April 5 2017

April 5, 2017 “Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Blessed is the coming kingdom of our ancestor David!” (Mark 11:9b-10) Pastor’s Corner New Hope Presbytery is having a “Small Church Gathering” on Saturday, May 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Oxford Presbyterian Church. The Presbytery website describes … [Read more…]

Pastor’s Corner – March 29 2017

Blessings from Butner PC March 29, 2017 “Search me, O God, and know my heart; Test me and know my thoughts. See if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” (Ps 139:23-24) Pastor’s Corner Just when I thought nothing else could surprise me, I ran across an article … [Read more…]

Pastor’s Corner – March 21 2017

Blessings from Butner PC March 21, 2017   “O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.” (Ps 136:1)   Pastor’s Corner The topic of immigration continues to be a hotly debated one these days, and not just in the United States. One of the driving reasons for … [Read more…]

Pastor’s Corner – March 15 2017

Blessings from Butner PC March 15, 2017 “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” (Matt 19:14) Pastor’s Corner One of the amendments to the Book of Order that received a vote in favor at the Presbytery Meeting involves a broader … [Read more…]

Pastor’s Corner – March 7 2017

Pastor’s Corner This Saturday, March 11, at 3:00 p.m. we will have a memorial service at Butner Presbyterian Church for Pat Moore. Brian Buttram and I will be leading the service, Joy Grubb will be playing the music, and Vernon Morton will be singing one of Pat’s favorite hymns, “Peace in the Valley.” There will … [Read more…]