Entries by Randy Shipman

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat – Vansant Road – October 31, 2016 Trunk or Treat is a gift to our community.  It is a great opportunity for us to provide a safe place for children, interact briefly with parents, and share Jesus in a passive way through the use of biblically themed decorations.  Trunk or Treat produces […]

Global Leadership Summit

August 6-7, 2015 Sunday Chris launched the promotion for the Global Leadership Summit which we will host via satellite August 6-7, 2015. The Summit is a great leadership development opportunity for each of us. Kevin and I have attended the Leadership Summit in the past and found it to be very beneficial. Register early to […]

Move to Vansant Road Postponed

Wet conditions caused by 20 plus days of rain in May keep pushing the pouring of the last two sections of parking lot further out on the calendar. Therefore it became necessary for the Building Committee to postpone the move to Vansant Road. The last concrete pour is now scheduled for July 2, assuming we […]

ActsOne8 Celebration

Acts 1:8 is a Bible verse and our Missions Directive Statement: “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come on you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” (HCSB). ActsOne8 is name we have chosen for organizing our missions […]

Technology Aided Prayer

This morning as I write this article I am looking over the city of Falmouth, Jamaica via Google Earth. Half of my computer screen is this word document and the other is an aerial view of Falmouth. I am praying over the whole city while our team is ministering throughout the area. This helps me […]

In Abundance

“Abundance” usually causes us to think of more physical stuff. But today I am thinking of the things we need to grow spiritually and build up God’s kingdom. We measure physical stuff by quantity. Spiritual “stuff” can only be measured in quality. The idea of abundance is to increase, to undergo change, to experience more […]

Read The Bible Through in 2015

Terrie and I began reading the Bible through on January 1, 2015. Our goal is to complete the Genesis through Revelation reading in 90 days. This is our seventh year to read the Bible completely through on the same schedule. Reading the Bible through at this pace really helps us see the continuity of God’s […]

The “next step”?

Have you taken the next step in your spiritual growth and development as a disciple of Jesus? On January 6, 2014 I wrote: “It is my heart’s desire and prayer that 2014 will be a year of advanced spiritual growth for each of us. My desire is that we each will take the “next step” […]

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat takes a lot of people and there is a place in this ministry for everybody regardless of age or physical limitations. If you can pray, you can unleash God’s power. If you can only sit and point, you can show the way. If you can play, the children of our community will […]