James Robert Kendall, 87, of Troy, Tennessee, died June 22, 2022. Jim was a member of New Ebenezer Cumberland Presbyterian Church (West Tennessee Presbytery) where he served both as an elder and as church treasurer for many years.
Focus As you quiet yourself for this brief time, be willing to be open to God in whatever way that may take place. Read Luke 19:1-10 New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition Jesus and Zacchaeus 19 He entered Jericho and was passing through it. 2 A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and […]
Brian Thomas Leslie, 53, of Marshall, Texas, died June 24, 2022. Brian was born on March 28, 1969, in Springfield, Missouri, to the Cumberland Presbyterian family of Reverend Dr. Marvin E. And Jenann Demuth Leslie. Brian was a lifelong Cumberland Presbyterian, starting out as the preacher’s kid and growing up to serve the church in […]
The Reverend Homer Wendell Trotter, 87, of Hazel Green, Alabama, died June 29, 2022. Wendell was an honorably retired member of Columbia Presbytery which he served as Stated Clerk from September 22, 2002 to April 22, 2012. He had previously served as Stated Clerk of Chattanooga, Murfreesboro, and Robert Donnell Presbyteries as well as Stated […]
Paul Edwin Power, 92, of Elkton, Kentucky, died June 21, 2022. He was a dairy farmer. Paul was a member of Elkton Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Cumberland Presbytery) where he served as an elder. After Elkton CPC closed, he attended Petrie Memorial United Methodist Church.
Focus Experience silence in the midst of your busy day. Take some time to relax into a time to be with God. Read Luke 10:25-37 New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition The Parable of the Good Samaritan 25 An expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit […]
Focus Experience silence in the midst of your busy day. Take some time to relax into a time to be with God. Read Acts 9:1-9 New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition The Conversion of Saul 9 Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2 and asked him […]
Audrey Jean Franklin Goodman 90, of Winona, Texas, died June 22, 2022. She was a member of Elmira Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Trinity Presbytery) of Longview, Texas, where she served as nursery supervisor for many years.
Tom and Paris Longmire, members of Maryville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Presbytery of East Tennessee) where Tom’s father Ron Longmire has been pastor for 38 years, decided in March 2020 to grow their own home garden. Then Tom began to wonder how to branch out from helping put food on his family’s table to aiding others […]
Focus Pay attention to the tension in your body. Let go of it and any expectations to do anything other than God’s will today. Prepare yourself to hear God’s word. Read Psalm 35:1-10 New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition Psalm 35 Prayer for Deliverance from Enemies Of David. 1 Contend, O Lord, with those who contend with […]