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The Rev. Michael Mills

Michael Mills: Finding Spiritual Balance

Colossians 1:1-10

5th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

July 14, 2019

The Rev. Michael Mills (TEC)


One of the joys of my ministry is that I am in a church that has a parish school on the same campus. Which means that I get to participate in the school's outdoor education program. Basically, I get to go camping a few weeks a year with middle school students. My favorite trip of the year is one that takes us to the deserts of southwest Texas. It is beautiful country but it is a challenging trip, not just for me, but for the seventh-grade students who are going to carry a backpack into the desert for three days and two nights. They carry their own camping supplies, and they have to partner with the adults in carrying their share of food, and the water, and the shelter for the whole group. It is, quite literally, a heavy load for a young person to carry.

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The Rev. Joe Evans

The Fox Is in the Henhouse

Luke 13:31-35

2nd Sunday in Lent - Year C

February 24, 2013

The Rev. Joseph Evans (PCUSA)

Folks who have never been to First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, Tennessee, will sometimes ask me what this church is like--is First Presbyterian conservative, liberal, or moderate; what kind of people attend; where will this church be in 15 years?

It's hard to answer questions like these, as they are questions about a group of people, made up of individuals who have differing opinions--so what I usually say is something like--there is a man at First Presbyterian Church who felt so led as to pay for the staff Christmas party out of his own pocket because he so appreciated their ministry.

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