Menu

Monthly Archives: July 2017

Forgiveness is Key

This year we are striving to become a church that loves like Jesus loves. One of the greatest obstacles that prevents us from having a loving heart is allowing negative emotions to control us. When we react with angry outbursts or in rage, our emotions have taken over. We are cautioned not to let internalized...

Anticipating the Fall Semester

This is the time of year where the college minister side of me starts to get a sense of anxiety, but a positive kind of anxiety that begins to anticipate the fall school semester. I love the summer time and spending time with the students who come home to Southside, but there is something about...

People of Southside – The Byars

James and Jo Anna Byars are a beloved couple at Southside where they have worshiped since 2008. They were a vital part of the Rosemont congregation from 1961-2008. They say that "it was hard to say 'goodbye' to Rosemont but easy to say 'hello' to Southside." Having lived on the south side of town since...

Neema House, A Place of Mercy

This past week a group of 17 of us returned from a 2 week trip to Tanzania. The bulk of our time was spent at Neema Village, an orphanage in Arusha, Tanzania that cares for close to 50 kids. We held babies, fed toddlers, read with the big kids, and we built them a new...