Articles Posted in the " Pastor’s Notes " Category

  • Pastor’s Notes 11-11-15

    By Dr. Kevin Thomas — In 1988, the bishop appointed me to White Springs United Methodist Church in northern Fayette County. During my first few months, we averaged 25 in worship, an increase of about 7 from the previous year. Most of our members were retired. One night during board meeting, the leaders asked me […]

  • Pastor’s Notes 11-4-15

    By Dr. Kevin Thomas It was really good. God said so. Throughout that first week the Trinity summoned unparalleled creative energy. Father, Son, and Holy Spirit collaborated to design galaxies and solar systems. Waters divided. Dry land appeared. Divine fingers carved mountains, rivers, and canyons. With the greatest of care and ingenuity, God created swans, […]

  • Pastor’s Notes 10-28-15

    By Dr. Kevin Thomas — And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching. Hebrews 10:24-25 It doesn’t happen often. […]

  • Pastor’s Notes 10-21-15

    By Dr. Kevin Thomas — On April 9, I found out that I would be appointed to Forest Lake. In my next journal entry I wrote the following. “Lord, I pray for Forest Lake. May the wind of Your Spirit blow stronger than the winds of April 27. Lord, build Your kingdom in the Forest […]

  • Pastor’s Notes 10-14-15

    By Dr. Kevin Thomas — “The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness!” – Matthew […]