SUNDAY SERMON: The child goes to church

Rev. Stephen Baldwin NT: Luke 2.22-40 When Mary and Joseph took the baby Jesus into the temple to be circumcised and dedicated, he was only a few days or weeks old. That’s when people brought their newborns to the temple for ritual purification–sometime between eight and forty days after their birth. Mary and Joseph were […]

SUNDAY SERMON: Blending in at Christmas

Rev. Stephen Baldwin NT: Luke 1.26-38 There are two kinds of people in the world–those who sit on the front pew, and those who sit on the back pew. That’s it. Everyone who sits in the middle is there because the front and back pews were already taken.  What does that say about us? It […]

Making sure no one is left out at Christmas

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Tara hasn’t had a Christmas since 2013, when she was six years old. She’s a teenager now, living at the Greenbrier Valley Children’s Home.  “We asked her when her last Christmas was,” says Morgan Ormsbee, who works for Children’s Home Society. “She couldn’t remember at first.” “Then she said, ‘When did […]

Christmas weekend outlook

By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV We will continue to warm up through Christmas weekend. Temperatures may reach the fifties or even above sixty in some areas such as Charleston! Click the link below to see when our next snow chances may be! https://www.facebook.com/share/p/59GV1kwo4dFeVex7/?mibextid=WC7FNe

SUNDAY SERMON: Mixed Messages

Rev. Stephen Baldwin NT: John 1.6-8, 19-28 Mixed Messages  Several years ago, Kerry and I trudged uphill, through the snow, a whole ten yards out the front door to watch the Ronceverte Christmas parade in our front yard. One particular float caught our attention.  A disclaimer first.  It was dark.  It was raining.  And there […]