Posts from October 2016

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PEOPLE NEED COMMUNITY

by kellymredd

Community.  It’s not just a physical place on a map.  It’s not determined merely by mileage boundaries. Community brings to mind a different and broader idea.  That idea is that community means a place of sharing.  A place of understanding, and a place of identification.  It brings to mind a place of common hopes and […]

FEARS BREEDING FURTHER FEARS

by kellymredd

    At times we don’t think very far ahead.  We live in the moment, which is even praised and suggested as peaceful to the American public.  Don’t get me wrong, just as the Bible teaches us to “number our days, that we may apply our hearts to wisdom”, that same word of wise advice […]

THE BASIS OF BETTER DECISION

by kellymredd

                       All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful, but not all things edify.           (I Corinthians 10:23) The above passage of scripture would do our nation well if only considered. However, we know that scripture has said about itself that it would never be desired or accepted by all.  If it were, we would not have so […]

THE MICROWAVE MENTALITY

by kellymredd

SOME WORDS FROM DAD….. Hey Center Chapel.   This week’s article comes from my father.  I hope it benefits your week. Andy   During the 1980’s the microwave moved from the unique to the necessary.  According to a report in an August, 1998 issue of the Wall Street Journal, during the previous ten years the percentage […]

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN A THIEF?

by kellymredd

  “You shall not steal.”  Anyone that knows much at all about scripture knows this to be a command of God as outlined first in the “Ten Commandments” of the Old Testament.  I would imagine most everyone considers those words as a warning to those that would take material possessions from another person without permission.  […]

Sad….I Saw So Much This Week

by kellymredd

( I think I will try more prayer) Dear God….there is so much to carry.  I know others have more burdens, or heavier ones.  It’s just that I have seen so much this week, and heard so much that ought not be.   Some of the things I’ve seen or been brought into have no place […]

Sometimes It Would Be Good If……

by kellymredd

  The basis of what comes below is a combined foundation of being raised in a minister’s family and being a minister now.  When your father travels many states and even to other nations to preach, teach, and train other ministers and you get to go, you learn things just by being there.  When you […]