Spirit of the Living God, Break Me

In John 14:15-17, Jesus promised his disciples – he promised us “if you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—the Spirit of truth. And while the world won’t accept or even recognize him, you will because […]

The Creative Mystery of God by Vicki Hollon

The Creative Mystery of God In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. […]

Highlights from “Aging Like a Christian” by Vicki Hollon

Highlights from “Aging Like a Christian” by Vicki Hollon On April 2nd a good number of Trinity members attended the 2019 C. W. Brister Lecture sponsored by Logsdon Seminary in our sanctuary. While celebrating Logsdon’s success we learned from the guest lecturer, Will Willimon, Duke Divinity School Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry. Willimon […]

Grand Parenting: A Beautiful Investment in the Future by Vicki Hollon

Grand Parenting: A Beautiful Investment in the Future by Vicki Hollon We have a new grandchild in our family, Eden. Eden’s arrival means added joy, and an increased commitment on mine and Les’ part to make a positive difference in her world. Many grandparents today are making incredible investments to support the younger generations in […]

Looking For A Few Good People: Is God Stirring Something New in You?

Looking For A Few Good People: Is God Stirring Something New in You? Is God stirring a desire in you to help build the Trinity faith community and grow Christ followers? If you are sensing God’s call to help create a new small group, I would love to have a conversation with you about the possibility […]

Free to Give Back by Vicki Hollon

Free to Give Back My dad retired from law enforcement with the state of Texas when he was 55 years old. He lived until October 21, 2016 when he was 82. In many ways it was incredible that he retired at age 55 given he always “made a living” but never made a lot of […]

Nurturing Marriage in the 2nd-Half of Life

Nurturing Marriage in the 2nd-Half of Life By Vicki Hollon Several years ago, a friend and fellow church member told me that marriage in the later years of life was hard work. Until that conversation, I had not given much thought to the unique challenges of marriage at this life stage. I had really only […]

Obedience is Better Than Sacrifice

I Samuel 15, Obedience is Better Than Sacrifice Friends, How do we as Christians understand passages in the Old Testament ( the Old Covenant) that seemingly contradict what we have learned from the New Testament – our New Covenant with God? Some form of this question or issue is bound to be asked this Sunday […]

A Rash Decision and Stinging Rebuke

A Rash Decision and Stinging Rebuke I Samuel 13, A Rash Decision and a Stinging Rebuke Friends, The “Teaching Aim” for this Sundays lesson is “To encourage adults to place their full trust in God to avoid panic and foolish decisions.”  It is a tall order but it is also a very relevant lesson for our […]

BaptistWay Lesson 12, April 8, 2018 by Vicki Hollon

BaptistWay Lesson 12, April 8, 2018 Luke 23, “Tried and Crucified” Friends, Below the Grants have contributed some excellent material on the significance of the CROSS that I can imagine you would find helpful for this Sunday’s lesson.   I also agree with them that authors of the Guides provide plenty of detail on the crucifixion.  […]