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    4200 N. McColl Rd. McAllen, TX. 78504

 

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  • Sunday: 8:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am

Pastor's Perspective

May 2018

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Pastor’s PerspectiveWe are in! We are worshiping in our sanctuary. Praise God! I want to express my deepest appreciation for all the hard work and dedication by so many toward making our vision a reality. We are still checking off punch list items to bring to completion the project. We...

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Tags: 2018, inside, invite, may, out, sanctuary

April 2018

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Pastor's PerspectiveApril 1 is Easter. I believe God has a sense of humor and is smiling that the day we celebrate Easter in 2018 is also a day that has been labeled “April Fools”. The crucifixion of Jesus may be the greatest April Fools stunt ever. The apostle Paul said “The...

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March 2018

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Pastor’s Perspective This month our long sought after vision becomes a reality. A milestone for our church is upon us. Over 20 years ago the dream of moving FUMC to a new site that had more room for expanding the ministry of the church began. That vision included a sanctuary to foster and...

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February 2018

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Pastor’s PerspectiveLord, Our God, all this abundance that we have provided to build you a temple for your holy name comes from your hand and belongs to you. -1 Chronicles 29:16 King David utters these remarkable words upon receiving the offering from the people of the nation of Israel to...

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Tags: consecration, giving, offering

January 2018

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Pastor's Perspective Is it really true? 2018! It seems I only flipped the calendar over to 2017 a few weeks ago. Last year was a whirlwind of activity as we watched years of prayer and faith rise up out of the ground in the shape of a sanctuary to the glory of God and as a tool for being more...

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Tags: 2018, blog, new, pastor, perspective, sanctuary, year

December 2017

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Pastor's Perspective October 23. I made a note on my calendar. This marks the day this year when I heard my first Christmas commercial. The ad was on the radio hyping SiriusXM’s Holly Christmas channel that plays nothing but holiday tunes. (sigh) I remember as a child looking forward to...

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November 2017

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Pastor's Perspective November brings with it many things to look forward to. The harshness of the weather wanes. Some look forward to getting out in the south Texas brush after the buck of their dreams. Some celebrate the seasonal ending of Daylight Saving Time on the first Sunday of the month...

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Tags: all, pastor, perspective, saints, thanksgiving

October 2017

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Pastor's Perspective The rain fell. Hard. The wind blew. Hard. Trees lost their footing and toppled to the earth. Roofs went flying. Windows were shattered. In the Rio Grande Valley, we were spared the devastation our neighbors to the north sustained from hurricane Harvey. A hallmark trait of...

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September 2017

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Pastor's PerspectiveHave you ever ridden on a ferry? I have ridden on several. Some yearsago, on a trip up north, I rode on two different ferries. One was the ferry that provided transport for you and your car to Washington Island, where I attended a preaching conference. The other was a...

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August 2017

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Pastor’s Perspective - MOMENTS OF GRACE Earlier in July I preached a sermon called The Heart of Listening based on Jesus parable of the sower in Matthew 13. The definition of listening includes effort to hear, paying attention, giving heed and understanding. In the parable, the fertile...

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