Here is a promo video we put together for our local PRC–LifeBridge. It’s a vital pro-life ministry in our community here in Newberry, SC. Check it out: You can partner with us here: LifebridgeSouthCarolina.org Support LifeBridge! from chad ashby on Vimeo.
I’m not going to go into all the details, but the past six months have been a stretching experience at the small church where I pastor. Many other small-town pastors can attest, finances are precarious at best at churches our size. Some time in the late summer 2016 as things were getting tighter and tighter, I … More Praying for Cattle Instead of Sheep
For a little city, our vibrant African American community sure knows how to put on a good MLK Day. This year we took our whole family for the march through downtown and the subsequent worship service at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Here’s five quick takeaways from the days events: 1. Life does not boil down to … More Five Things I Learned on MLK Day
We are the generation that wants to change the world. Ours is the one that will tear down barriers of race, class, and gender. We will fight injustice. We will feed the hungry. We will free the sex slave. We will save the planet. Day after day, we join the millions of electronic voices raised … More Hold On…Are You Sure You’re Changing the World?
After about 50+ spins of Sufjan Stevens’ “Christmas Unicorn” in the past week, I believe I am sufficiently convinced that “I’m the Christmas unicorn.” But don’t worry, I also believe “you’re the Christmas unicorn…it’s all right—I love you.” Let me explain. In 2012, Stevens released his second installment of holiday revelry Silver & Gold. This … More Sufjan Will Help You Find Your Christmas Unicorn
You’d be HALF RIGHT. Moses did in fact receive the two stone tablets up there (Exodus 34:28). But what if I told you that the 7 chapters Moses spent on Mt. Sinai are actually blueprints for building the tabernacle? Put down your coffee. I’m about to blow your mind. It all starts in Exodus 24:18–“Moses entered the … More What Did Moses and God Actually Talk about on Sinai?