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Pastors Blog Series

Category: Pastors Blog

Message from Dr. Brent, October 22nd

October 22, 2020

Dear Main Street Family,   Yesterday (Wednesday) we became aware of someone who tested positive for COVID-19 in our adult choir.  We believe that any potential exposure to others was limited.  However, out of an abundance of caution with medical consultation we are going to make these adjustments for the next two weeks: This coming […]

Message from Dr. Brent, September 11th

September 11, 2020

14 and My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land. ~  2 Chronicles 7:14   Dear Main Street Family,   It was 19 years ago today that we as […]

SUNDAY SCHOOL PHASE 2 UPDATE

July 23, 2020

Dear Main Street Family, As you have seen from the news this week the COVID-19 situation is still not good. Because of this we are postponing again the RESTART of Sunday School to another tentative date for September 13th. We are going to continue with our Sunday morning worship service and Wednesday night Bible Study […]

Devotional from Dr. Brent, May 8

May 8, 2020

DEVOTIONAL FROM DR. BRENT MULTITASKING AND SOCIAL DISTANCING “For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.”  – 2 Timothy 1:5 The terms “multitasking” and “social distancing” hardly seem to go together.  However, when I think about […]

Devotional from Dr. Brent, April 24

April 24, 2020

DEVOTIONAL BY DR. BRENT AN AUDIENCE OF ONE “and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.”  Hebrews 10:24-25  I am reminded of reading about the legendary composer Johann Sebastian […]

Devotional from Dr Brent, April 17

April 16, 2020

THE WAITING PLACE Wait for the Lord; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the Lord.  Psalm 27:14 Most of us are familiar with Dr. Seuss.  I am reminded of this excerpt from one of his children’s books about arriving at “The Waiting Place”: “People are just waiting. Waiting for a train to go or a […]

Devotional from Dr Brent, April 9

April 9, 2020

DEVOTIONAL FROM DR. BRENT “The Echo of an Empty Tomb” He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said.  Come, see the place where He was lying.   Matthew 28:6 When my granddaughter Felicity was around three years old, Kathy and I took her to the zoo in Knoxville, TN.  I will not forget when we came upon the bear exhibit.  To […]

Devotional from Dr Brent, April 3

April 3, 2020

DEVOTIONAL BY DR. BRENT April 3, 2020 12 On the next day the large crowd who had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, 13 took the branches of the palm trees and went out to meet Him, and began to shout, “Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of […]

Devotional from Dr Brent, March 27

March 27, 2020

The Happy Meals of Life “There is a lad here who has five barley loaves and two fish, but what are these for so many people?” John 6:9 When my kids were small I remember taking them to McDonalds for a “Happy Meal.” They would get so excited about it! They loved getting the little […]

Main Street COVID-19 Update March 26th

March 26, 2020

Dear Main Street Family, I just want to tell you what a blessing it is to be your pastor!  You are an encouragement to me through this time!  At this time we still do not know how long this whole situation will last.  I ask you to please stay safe and do not put yourself […]