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Blog Month: May 2020

Pastor Letter: May 28, 2020

Dear Buck Run Family, It sure was good to see many of you last Sunday, and I look forward to seeing even more of you this week. It certainly is different worshiping in three services instead of all together in one, but for those of us who are able to get out, it certainly is […]

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We Are Weak, But We Are His

  That morning I broke apart. It was Easter morning. Easter: the pinnacle of our faith—and yet I yelled at my kids. I was trying to worship and “tune my heart to see His grace.” My children were set up with coloring books and quiet toys in hopes that I could have a few moments […]

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Music and Truth

  For ten Sundays I have looked across a nearly empty sanctuary and sung into a camera lens 75 feet away. This would be awkward even if it were a TV studio. But knowing what I know, and singing what I sing, it’s beyond awkward. It’s painful. I know that all those empty seats are […]

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Graduation or Not, May God be Glorified

  At the beginning of this year, my final year of high school, I had many expectations for the coming months. Even long before then, I had caught glimpses of what my senior year might look like by watching my brother and his friends successfully finish their high school careers. I had patiently waited and […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

  “No one is poor who has had a godly mother.” –Abraham Lincoln   The modern-day celebration of Mother’s Day began over one hundred years ago at a small church in West Virginia. Anna Jarvis wanted to honor her mother since she firmly believed a mother is “the person who has done more for you […]

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Look and See

Last Sunday we sang “Look and See” by the Village Church as a (virtual) congregation and the first line of the chorus kept echoing in my mind throughout the day. “Oh look and see our God.” Specifically, the two verbs “look” and “see.” According to Webster’s, to look is to turn one’s eyes toward something […]

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