Carl’s Thoughts Week of July 9, 2017

This week we are so happy to report that our congregation is still reading their Bibles. Gene Forehand and Jaime Wallace completed the reading of the New Testament. This should encourage all of us to read more. Who will be next? All of us are to put the Lord first in our lives. Jesus said […]


The Apostle Paul urged the church at Ephesus: “See then that you walk carefully, not as fools but as wise men, redeeming the time because the days are evil” (Eph. 5:15- 16). The word redeeming in this text means simply “To buy back” or “To buy up.” Paul is urging Christians in Ephesus to “TAKE […]

“Carl’s Thoughts” Carl S. Sims

Many times it seems that we doubt God. We should never doubt God’s ability. Matthew reveals to us in Matthew 19:26 “But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, with men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.” God can do everything that He has promised. God can save our soul. Even […]

Youth News week of March 26- April 1st

Mission Ohio 6th—12th Grade (and adults) If you missed the meeting last Sunday night please pick up an information form from Travis. Friday, March 31—Visiting and Grill Out 6th—12th Grade Meet at the building at 10:00 AM to go visiting and then over to Travis and Jessica’s house to grill out burgers for lunch. Please […]

Carl’s Thoughts” Carl S. Sims

Our congregation continues to read their Bibles. This week we are happy to report that Gene Forehand, Sally Stroud and Marie Rougemont have completed the r eading of the New Testament. It is so impor tant for us to r ead our Bibles on a daily basis. Who will be next? Psalm 119:105 reveals to […]


The Bible variously affirms the Christian Life is one of work and service unto God and our fellowman. Here’s a few scriptures that affirm this: ~ 1 Cor. 15:58 – “…be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord…” ~ Eph. 2:10 – “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for […]

Carl’s Thoughts

All of us are motivated when others continue to read their Bibles. Remember, nine chapters per day, and we read the New Testament through each month. This week Faye Baldwin completed the reading of the New Testament. Who will be next? We continue to have families place membership with us. This week Dale and Joyce […]


The Apostle Paul urges Christians at Corinth to “know the household [family] of Stephanas” because they had “devoted themselves to the ministry of the saints” (1 Cor. 16:15). What a compliment! The King James version says “…they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints.” WOW! That is interesting and encouraging! The Greek word […]

“Carl’s Thoughts” Carl S. Sims

This week we are happy to report that Joseph Roberts and Sally Stroud completed the reading of the New Testament. Who will be next? What an example the apostle Paul is to all of us! In Bible class we have been studying from the letter 1st Timothy. We notice in 1st Timothy 1:15: “This is […]