Posts with the tag “becky-long”

God Is Doing a New Thing
by Becky Long on August 4th, 2023
You can hear it can't you? That song. That tinny song that plays as you crank the handle of this toy ... All around the cobbler's benchthe monkey chased the weaselthe monkey thought is was all in fun(pause here - heart racing - eyes quickly blinking - reconsidering all of my life choices up to this point)then POP (cue fear induced tears and screaming)goes the weasel. Who on earth thought that this...  Read More
A Few of my Favorite Things
by Becky Long on July 6th, 2023
I have tons of apps on my phone. Many of them I don't even remember what they do (my smart phone is smarter than I am). Now that the app for the church has been updated, I find myself using it several times a week. Here are few of my favorite things:The Bible feature - This is a good app for everyday reading and for looking up the scripture text during worship. There are several different translat...  Read More
Why Have an App?
by Becky Long on June 29th, 2023
Why do we have an app for our church? If you are like me this is a question you asked yourself when you learned about our app.The first reason, honestly, is that is comes with our digital communications package which includes our website, giving, media, and more. It is only good stewardship that we try to use all of the resources that we are paying for.The second reason is the app is a quick way t...  Read More
Who Are We?
by Becky Long on June 23rd, 2023
I have spent a little over a month updating the church’s digital presence on our website, social media, and by renovating our app (read more about that below!) Our church has been through a lot over the past few years – a denominational split, a pandemic, a disaffiliation process, and the loss of so many people that we love. It has left me wondering, “Who are we now?”One day after church I was sit...  Read More
A Story
by Becky Long on May 26th, 2023
There was once a well-known pastor named John. He had been a part of the church his whole life. His father was a hard-working clergyman. His mother held very popular bible studies in their home. John worked hard, studied hard, helped start a Holy Club at his school with his brother, and then felt a call to the ministry.John lived a strict Christian life and believed that his mission came before ev...  Read More