A Word from Pastor Clay

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Recommendations

I hope to not read a review for a mattress or a washing machine for a long time! Within the past year, we’ve had to purchase both. When I make a purchase for something with a larger price tag or something that will last a while, I read a significant amount of reviews. That being said, I’m pretty happy … Read the rest

A Word from Pastor Clay

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Welcoming

As the start of school approaches, it’s tempting to put all the focus on our own kids. Let’s be honest, they certainly won’t complain. With new clothes, new lunch boxes, and a focus on their new classes and schedules, our kids quickly begin to think the school year is all about them.

But what might happen if we each … Read the rest

A Word from Pastor Clay

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Bookcase

What’s God up to in our neighborhood? That’s one of my favorite questions to ask. It reminds me that God is the initial mover and my responsibility is to not lead the charge but to get in step with the Holy Spirit. God was in our meeting with Principal Patrick Guy at Rockbrook Elementary last week. Vista Ridge UMC … Read the rest

A Word from Pastor Clay

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Why?

Why do you follow Jesus? If you’re new to the faith, then perhaps you have an answer. If you’ve grown up in the church or been a Christian for many years, there’s a chance the answer isn’t on the tip of your tongue. We spend so much time in the church talking about the “how” and the “what” of … Read the rest

A Word from Pastor Clay

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Live Passionately

Why walk down a hall if you can run? Why talk when you can shout? Why limit the size of your bite with a fork when you can get so much more food in your mouth by using your whole hand?

I envy the passion that my 6- and 7-year-old children have for all aspects of life. While … Read the rest