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  • Tuesday Prayer

    June 1, 2020

    Tuesday Prayer

    Dear Skyland family, Let me begin by saying thank you for the prayer and well wishes of so many of you as Alynette and I battle COVID-19 and seek to get better. It has been a trying time and this virus certainly wears you out and makes you feel terrible. Like us, there ...

  • Praises

    May 29, 2020

    Praises

    There are so many people these days who are going above and beyond that it would be impossible to name them all. However, I would like to give a special praise to Pastor José for all he is doing right now to make it all work. Some of you may know that ...

  • Hear the Voice of God: Day 2

    May 29, 2020

    Hear the Voice of God: Day 2

    From Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God by Mark Batterson Missed a day? Catch up on Day 1. BIBLE VERSES “Then He said, ‘Go out and stand on the mountain in the Lord’s presence.’ At that moment, the Lord passed by. A great and mighty wind was tearing at the mountains and was ...

  • Seeing the End from the Beginning

    May 18, 2020

    Seeing the End from the Beginning

    Brenda Borg wrote the following and wanted to share with you all: I love how God orchestrates things in our lives … in ways that we would not have thought of. A few months ago, I connected with a third cousin from an Ancestry kit that John gave me a few years ago ...

  • Hear the Voice of God: Day 1

    May 18, 2020

    Hear the Voice of God: Day 1

    From Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God by Mark Batterson BIBLE VERSES “Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord: The word of the Lord had not yet been revealed to him. A third time the Lord called, ‘Samuel!’ And Samuel got up and went to Eli and said, ‘Here I am; ...

  • Like Joshua and Caleb

    May 15, 2020

    Like Joshua and Caleb

    Louise Story very kindly sent me this article with a note: As way of introduction, this is my pastor from Baton Rouge, LA umpteen years ago. He has been through a great deal since then, including blindness, losing his home to flooding, and now is in hospice for cancer. In the past month ...

  • Double Blessing: Day 5

    May 15, 2020

    Double Blessing: Day 5

    From Double Blessing by Mark Batterson Missed a day? Catch up on Day 4, Day 3, Day 2 and Day 1. BIBLE VERSES “Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” – Matthew 25:40 “You do not have because you do not ask God.” – ...

  • Pastor’s Reflection

    May 13, 2020

    Pastor's Reflection

    From the Pastor’s Desk I have been reading other pastor’s reflections on how they are feeling during this time and I thought I would share some of my own. I apologize in advance for the long post … there is a lot in my heart, mind and spirit I need to get out. I ...

  • Double Blessing: Day 4

    May 13, 2020

    Double Blessing: Day 4

    From Double Blessing by Mark Batterson Missed a day? Catch up on Day 3, Day 2 and Day 1. BIBLE VERSES “Because of the Lord’s faithful love we do not perish, for His mercies never end. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness!” – Lamentations 3:22-23 READ: Irreplaceable Praise In fractal geometry, there is a ...

  • Motherhood: Part II

    May 11, 2020

    Motherhood: Part II

    I hope everyone had a great Mother’s Day weekend. I know I did. Laura got to come home to be here for Mother’s Day for the first time since she left for college. We had a family dinner party to celebrate Austin’s graduation (with honors!) and had more family time yesterday. Life ...

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