A Word from Pastor Clay | August 12, 2019

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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 … More

A Word from Pastor Clay | August 5, 2019

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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 … More

A Word from Pastor Clay | July 31, 2019

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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 … More

A Word from Pastor Clay | July 17, 2019

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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 … More

A Word from Pastor Clay | July 11, 2019

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Welcomed

Do you remember the first day at a new school or the start of a new school year and the fear of finding people to sit with at lunch? Do you remember the first day at a new job and wondering who you would meet and whether they’d include you? We all want to be included and welcomed. God … More