On July 10th, members and former members of New Life Baptist Church celebrated the church's 25th anniversary. The founding pastor, Tom Harmon, spoke and reviewed God's blessing over the past quarter-century.
I talked to one of the members I pastored when I was there. Paula filled me in on the day's events. Along with the many spiritual blessings she recounted, there was also one of temperal significance. The old turn-of-the-century farmhouse finally got heat -- they burned it down!
Yes! The P.I. Fire Department used it as a training exercise and it is no more. I have tried my best to be sentimental about its passing, but thus far, have been unable to do so. As of late, God has been speaking to me about cultivating a more thankful heart -- I am finding it very easy to be thankful!
Congratulations, New Life! I still have pictures of the church on my desk. On a regular basis, I pray God's blessings on you! God has a purpose for that available space! I look forward to seeing what He will do.