Harvest Festival 2017

Harvest Festival 2017

Celebrating Christ in and through all things! Happy Harvest Festival 2017!! A free event for the 32828 community!! Join us Sunday, November 5th, from 2-5pm for a family-friendly event! We are asking for Thanksgiving Dinner focused canned food donations for entry to...

The routine answer will not do

There are three very comfortable chairs arranged around a low table in the front room of my house. Behind one of them is a big window through which the eastern sunrise shines. That chair is my favorite place for Bible reading and prayer. Mornings in that chair, with...

God is not mad at you

People wander into my office all the time. I recall a particular time, a year or so ago, when a young man came into the church office. He had made some incredibly bad choices over the last ten years that had cost him his job and the relationships with his father, his...

An Apology, A Clarification and A Celebration

Good morning Avalon Church family, During the message yesterday [Sunday, October 15] I appealed to y’all to let me know about concerns that needed to be addressed so I (we) could work on resolving them. I appreciate that some took that to heart and let me know about a...

World War Wedding

Last weekend I had the immeasurable joy of performing the wedding of my son, Mike, and his beautiful bride, Kendra. To make sure it was memorable, it was conducted at the World War II Museum in New Orleans – little knowing that the selected weekend would also be...