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Park View Community Mission – Pastoral Care Welcome Center

by: Larry Davies | September 28, 2014

“If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done.” Ecclesiastes 11:4 Every month, Park View Community Mission provides food for over 700 families. But God is clearly moving Park View to be involved in helping the community more, not less. We can do more to help families break the cycle of poverty. […]

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Park View Community Mission – The Miracle Continues

by: Larry Davies | September 20, 2014

“If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done.” Ecclesiastes 11:4 Every month, Park View Community Mission quietly provides two weeks’ worth of food for over 700 families. They have become one of the largest food giveaway programs in our city. Every Wednesday night Park View provides a hot meal accompanied by […]

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Park View Community Mission

by: Larry Davies | September 14, 2014

“If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done.” Ecclesiastes 11:4 Park View Community Mission started as a typical weekly church covered-dish supper. During the meal, two strangers just off work, asked if they could come in and eat. Church members welcomed them and shared their meal. The next week the same […]

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Big Religious Words! Why?

by: Larry Davies | September 5, 2014

There is a seminary joke about a professor explaining the difference between exegesis and eisegesis? “Exegesis is There is a seminary joke about a professor explaining the difference between exegesis and eisegesis? “Exegesis is an analytical study of scripture. Eisegesis is applying the exegesis, as in a sermon.” While the class discussion continued a student […]

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Four Churches, “Something” and “Next Steps”

by: Larry Davies | August 31, 2014

It’s no secret that most churches in America are declining, yet some churches thrive. Why? What are they doing that others could learn from? I visited four churches defying the statistics and thriving in the midst of decline. In all four churches, I experienced; generous hospitality from parking lot greeters to coffee bars; a casual, […]

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Four Churches and “Something”

by: Larry Davies | August 24, 2014

It’s no secret that most churches in America are declining. Thom & Joani Schultz, authors of “Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore” provide alarming statistics. • Every year more than 4000 churches close. Every year approximately 1000 churches start. Of 350,000 churches across America, only some small and large are showing signs of […]

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“Epworth by the Sea” and St. Simons Island

by: Larry Davies | August 16, 2014

This summer, Mell and I decided to visit “Epworth by the Sea” a United Methodist retreat center in St. Simons, Georgia; named in honor of the boyhood home of John and Charles Wesley, founders of the United Methodist Church. The vision of “Epworth by the Sea” is to provide a Christian place where one might […]

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9/11 Memorial and Museum

by: Larry Davies | August 9, 2014

The 9/11 Memorial is no ordinary tourist attraction. We were enjoying the sights and sounds of New York City but once we stepped on “Ground Zero” the laughter and chatter ceased. We were fellow mourners paying our respects. The 9/11 attacks killed 2,977 people from more than 90 countries. Everyone over the age of twenty […]

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Visiting New York City

by: Larry Davies | August 2, 2014

New York City: One of the most populous cities in the world with over 8 million people speaking nearly 800 different languages, crammed into approximately 300 square miles. New York City exerts a significant impact on business, government, education, art, media, entertainment and fashion. Home to the United Nations, Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, […]

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Feeling Anxious? God’s Relief!

by: Larry Davies | July 26, 2014

Recently, I was hit with a few surprises that left me feeling anxious and concerned about several ministries. For most of the night before a critical meeting, I was unable to sleep and started praying. In addition, I started searching through Scripture and even googled prayers for anxiousness. I found a lot of Scripture discovered […]

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