Author Archives: Jason Williams



Jason Williams

Mercy
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Mercy

When I think back to some of the most difficult moments of my life, I constantly question myself. Was I truthful? Did I show compassion? Have I gotten to a point where I can look...

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July 31, 2017
Growing Together
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Growing Together

My brother, sister-in-law, and I planted watermelons in one of our fields recently. The melons had been sowed in containers by members of The Gateway Clubhouse who have brain injuries as part of their work and...

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July 17, 2017
A Messy Family
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A Messy Family

Family can be messy. From those who have become estranged because of some family conflict, to those crazy, eccentric relatives, to siblings who just don’t seem to understand one another, to parents with differing or...

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July 11, 2017
Being Available
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Being Available

My family has a special call when a meal is ready and on the table. In a swooping, high-pitch voice, one of the ladies of the family will call out, “Whoop, whoop!” We all know...

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June 28, 2017
Updates for the Week of June 26
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Updates for the Week of June 26

Thanks for a Wonderful Movie Night! A special thank you to all who helped with Movie Night on Sunday: the men of the church for planning and set-up, all who donated drinks and popcorn, Lee...

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June 26, 2017
Somehow, Someway
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Somehow, Someway

If you stopped by or called the church office this week, then you have probably noticed neither I nor Joanie have been there much. We apologize. It has been a week of the unanticipated. The...

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June 22, 2017
Movie Night and Pastor Joanie Preaching!
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Movie Night and Pastor Joanie Preaching!

Movie Night at Hood is this coming Sunday evening! Please plan to attend – and please invite family, friends, and neighbors! We are currently collecting: Can Sodas (Coke, Pepsi, Diet, Sprite, Lemonade) Large Bags of...

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June 20, 2017
Vote for Movie Night
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Vote for Movie Night

Movie Night at Hood is just two weeks away! As preparation are being made, we want to spread the word by inviting folks around our community to choose what movie we will show. Below is...

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June 12, 2017
A Deeper Welcome
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A Deeper Welcome

Welcome. It seems such a simple idea practiced through friendly greetings, warm invitations, kind receptions, complimentary acknowledgements, and attentive presence. Yet true welcome is far more elusive than we typically think. It is commonly said...

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June 06, 2017