WHAT IS OUR SIGNATURE?
Many people are familiar with the phrase “put your John Hancock right here”. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His signature was big and bold and left little doubt that he had signed it and supported it. His signature, John Hancock, became a synonym for a person’s signature.
What is the “signature” of James Island Baptist. When you think of the document of our lives together as James Island Baptist, what signature event, quality, characteristic stands out? What are we doing in the Kingdom of God that leaves no doubt…we signed the document, this is who we are as James Island Baptist. Another way to ask the same question is what are we doing that we should always keep doing? Where do we make the biggest impact in “making disciples that make disciples that change the world”? What are we, as the church family known as JIBC, doing that makes a difference?
I would be interested to know your response. If you are on FACEBOOK, this will be my question of the week. If you are not on FACEBOOK, jot down your thoughts and drop them in the offering plate Sunday. I will look forward to reading the responses.
WEEKDAY PRESCHOOL MINISTRY
Monday, August 25 starts another new community outreach ministry at JIBC. We welcome Shelley Cannon and her team as they begin a Monday-Friday, 9-12, Weekday Preschool Ministry. They will be using the WEE material, an age appropriate, Bible based curriculum that fits in perfectly with what we teach every Sunday. Shelley is the director of the Weekday Preschool Ministry as well as on our staff as church-wide Director of Preschool Ministries. Our staff is looking forward to working with her. Many of our preschool workers have already met her and are happily anxious to have her on our preschool team. Shelley has already completed Class 101: Discovering Membership at JIBC and is an official member! Welcome to a loving and supportive church, Shelley. We are glad you are here.
SOUL TRAINING: THE GOOD AND BEAUTIFUL LIFE
I have so enjoyed repackaging and presenting James Bryan Smith’s book, “The Good and Beautiful Life”. This week’s message will be: The Good and Beautiful Life…Living without Judging Others.
See you then, good Lord willing,