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What Was I Thinking?!

Posted onDecember 8, 2016 | by: Pastor Jonathan Riddle | 0 comments

I have a different view of Christmas than in years past. Lisa has always done the Christmas shopping for our children's gifts. It has gotten increasingly harder as our family has grown. Last year I made suggestions of better ways she could shop for the children's gifts. ...Keep Reading

Padre's Ponderings... November 3, 2016

Posted onNovember 3, 2016 | by: Father Chuck Owens | 0 comments

Having farmed for many years in rural South Carolina, I know that one can deduce a lot about a fellow from his pickup truck. Suspecting that the same could be said about a fellow and his boat, from my vantage point on the Bluff I begin to "Sherlock" the strange situation of the mysterious sailboat....Keep Reading

Saying Goodbye

Posted onSeptember 15, 2016 | by: Pastor Jonathan Riddle | 0 comments

The Church of the Cross will be celebrating and honoring the life of Brad Donaldson this Tuesday, September 20 at 4:00pm on the Historic Campus. This past week Brad suffered a massive heart attack and died. He was just 50 years old. Even now it is hard to comprehend because he was one of the toughest and fittest people I've known....Keep Reading

Padre's Ponderings: War Surplus, 9-8-16

Posted onSeptember 8, 2016 | by: Father Chuck Owens | 0 comments

Wars and rumors of war set the context for my early childhood years . . .CEO the 2nd I suspect I would have hardly noticed the transition from World War II to the Korean War were it not for two events: my father (a career naval officer) was stationed ashore and I discovered the Army-Navy Surplus Store on King Street in Charleston, SC....Keep Reading

Another Year by God's Grace

Posted onSeptember 1, 2016 | by: Pastor Jonathan Riddle | 0 comments

Today, September 1st, normally just comes and goes for me. Even though it's my birthday I don't get sentimental with it being particularly special. I have said too many times, "Age is just a number" or as Satchel Paige use to say; "How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?"...Keep Reading