June 17, 2018 – Love Lifted Me

About this Series: “My mother was intent that a Methodist not only learns what it means to live as a Christian, but also what it means to sing as a Christian. She was also certain that the history and heritage

Love Is an Awesome Force!

The Rev. Richard Fairchild shared a story some years ago in the ChristianReaderfortnightly periodical titled, “Priceless Scribbles.” In the story, a young boy noticed that his younger brother, John, began to suspiciously shrink as his father entered the living room

Asbury UMC Plans Event of the Year to Commemorate New Sanctuary Opening

Birmingham, AL: (February 14, 2018): On March 17 and 18, 2018, Asbury United Methodist Church is hosting an Open House Weekend and inviting the community to join them in celebrating the grand opening of its new sanctuary. The event begins

June 10, 2018 – Blessed Assurance

About this Series: “My mother was intent that a Methodist not only learns what it means to live as a Christian, but also what it means to sing as a Christian. She was also certain that the history and heritage

The Body of Christ at Work…in Costa Rica!

What a joy it is to be a part of the body of Christ! Every year Asbury UMC sends a team to Costa Rica to work with the Costa Rica Mission Projects (CRMP). In 2016, Gina McIntyre and I were

Have You Experienced Blessed Assurance?

What would you say if someone asked you in a very matter-of-fact way, “Have you been saved?” Would you quickly say “yes” in order to avoid an embarrassing situation? And if you did, would there still be some nagging doubts

June 3, 2018 – Just a Closer Walk with Thee

  About this Series: “My mother was intent that a Methodist not only learns what it means to live as a Christian, but also what it means to sing as a Christian. She was also certain that the history and

May 27, 2018: “The Bible is Full of Errors and Can’t Be Trusted”

  Has science disproven God? Is the Bible really trustworthy? Can intelligent people really believe in God? Questions like these pique curiosities, challenge our thinking, and confront our assumptions. Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, Reasons to Believe will help you

The Book That Reads You

Christianity has been completely discredited because there are so many errors and discrepancies in the Bible. Have you ever heard anyone say something like that? I have. One of the most common objections to Christian faith surrounds the issue of

May 20, 2018: Confirmation Service

  Forty-three confirmands became disciples of Jesus Christ and professed their faith in front of their peers and elders. In his message, Rev. Dr. Kip Laxson encouraged each student listen for and answer God’s call when summoned. Podcast: Play in