Posts from 2015

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Abundantly Far More

by Heather Prince Doss

I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. Now to him who by the power at work […]

Reflections on a Week of Hope

by Jack Miller

On Sunday, June 21, a crew of youth and adults from Sea Island loaded up their suitcases and sleeping bags and hit the road for Charleston, SC to participate in a mission trip called “Week of Hope.” Just three days earlier, I learned how much hope Charleston needed during the week we would be there, […]

A Time to Speak

by Steve Keeler

Sisters and Brothers in Christ, To loyal people of the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. (1 Timothy 1:2) The tragic loss of nine lives at the Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston appears to have motivated many people to do the exact opposite of what Dylann Roof […]

Methuselah and the Kingdom of God

by Heather Prince Doss

I have recently been reading the book The Triumph of Seeds by Thor Hanson and discovered the story of the Judean date-palm tree. The date-palm was among the most beloved and valuable fruits in the ancient Middle East. They are mentioned in the Bible and the Koran and praised for their sweetness in multiple historical […]

A Full Team in Lamego by Karis Koehn

by Heather Prince Doss

Look at this, folks! The whole team is on the ground here in Lamego! Welcome the Bruza family on the far left…. Chad and Joy with Nathan, Cameron, Joshua, and Adelyn. Next is the Lill family…. Aaron and Jennifer with Hannah and Mathew. In the middle our family is almost complete, with Daniel only coming […]

Building People by Andy Steere

by Heather Prince Doss

During the Centennial celebrations this week we’ve had the opportunity to spend time with representatives from the Barnett family, who were among the founding missionary doctors of the Hospital. Dr Arthur Barnett and his wife Peg were married in 1941 and the next day boarded a ship for Theodora Hospital–the original Hospital–located on the grounds of […]

A Noisy Nothing?

by Heather Prince Doss

If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love, I gain nothing. –1 Corinthians 13:3 In this familiar chapter on love, we observe to what lengths God has gone to emphasize the absolute necessity of love motivating all we do. The first three verses […]

Taylor’s Story (from The Journey)

by Heather Prince Doss

Meet Taylor, A senior at the College of Charleston, Taylor grew up among the mausoleums of Catholicism in Europe. When should moved to the Bible Belt buckle of Greenville, South Carolina, she occasionally visited churches with friends. Still, even a vague feeling of religious faith seemed like a foreign idea to a natural skeptic with […]

Summer Storms

by Steve Keeler

Friends in Christ, Preparing for the new season of summer and looking forward to a different rhythm in the life of the church via the congregational picnic at Hunting Island State Park, Vacation Bible School, Music Camp, and the Music & Worship Conference at Montreat, the month of June will disappear before we know it! […]

Generous Reward

by Heather Prince Doss

One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. –Proverbs 11:24-25 What we do in the area of giving directly affects our life. If we are generous people, we will be rewarded. If we withhold when […]