PASTOR'S BLOG

SUNDAY SCHOOL PHASE II UPDATE

By s2286 | July 10, 2020

IMPORTANT SUNDAY SCHOOL PHASE II UPDATE LIMITED SUNDAY SCHOOL RESTART DATE POSTPONED TO AUGUST 2nd Dear Main Street Baptist Church Family, I want to give you an important update to our Phase Two Restart regarding the starting of a limited number of Sunday School classes. As you know, our original plan was to restart some of our Sunday School […]

Devotional from Dr. Brent, May 8

By s2286 | May 8, 2020

DEVOTIONAL FROM DR. BRENT MULTITASKING AND SOCIAL DISTANCING “For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.”  – 2 Timothy 1:5 The terms “multitasking” and “social distancing” hardly seem to go together.  However, when I think about […]

Devotional from Dr. Brent, April 30

By s2286 | April 30, 2020

“The Compliment Machine” “Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.” –  1 THESSALONIANS 5:11 I read about a man who designed a bright red and white-stripped box for an art exhibit several years ago in Washington, D.C.  He called it “The Compliment Machine.”  Whenever a person would walk past […]

Devotional from Dr. Brent, April 24

By s2286 | April 24, 2020

DEVOTIONAL BY DR. BRENT AN AUDIENCE OF ONE “and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.”  Hebrews 10:24-25  I am reminded of reading about the legendary composer Johann Sebastian […]

Devotional from Dr Brent, April 17

By s2286 | April 16, 2020

THE WAITING PLACE Wait for the Lord; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the Lord.  Psalm 27:14 Most of us are familiar with Dr. Seuss.  I am reminded of this excerpt from one of his children’s books about arriving at “The Waiting Place”: “People are just waiting. Waiting for a train to go or a […]

Devotional from Dr Brent, April 9

By s2286 | April 9, 2020

DEVOTIONAL FROM DR. BRENT “The Echo of an Empty Tomb” He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said.  Come, see the place where He was lying.   Matthew 28:6 When my granddaughter Felicity was around three years old, Kathy and I took her to the zoo in Knoxville, TN.  I will not forget when we came upon the bear exhibit.  To […]

Devotional from Dr Brent, April 3

By s2286 | April 3, 2020

DEVOTIONAL BY DR. BRENT April 3, 2020 12 On the next day the large crowd who had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, 13 took the branches of the palm trees and went out to meet Him, and began to shout, “Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of […]

Devotional from Dr Brent, March 27

By s2286 | March 27, 2020

The Happy Meals of Life “There is a lad here who has five barley loaves and two fish, but what are these for so many people?” John 6:9 When my kids were small I remember taking them to McDonalds for a “Happy Meal.” They would get so excited about it! They loved getting the little […]

Main Street COVID-19 Update March 26th

By s2286 | March 26, 2020

Dear Main Street Family, I just want to tell you what a blessing it is to be your pastor!  You are an encouragement to me through this time!  At this time we still do not know how long this whole situation will last.  I ask you to please stay safe and do not put yourself […]

Devotional From Dr Brent, March 19th

By s2286 | March 19, 2020

Devotional from Dr. Brent “In my distress I called upon the Lord, And cried to my God for help; He heard my voice out of His temple, And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.”  Psalm 18:6 I was reading recently that the word “MAYDAY” was created in 1921 by a senior radio officer, Frederick […]