• Sent Conference
  • Passing the gavel.
  • Clay Caughern Licensed to Preach
  • KBA Camp
  • KBA Camp
  • KBA Camp
  • Big Creek Valentines Brotherhood
  • Big Creek Valentines Brotherhood
  • CASC BCM Girls win State Tournament
  • In His Image Conference
  • 1 of the Disaster Relief teams in Louisiana
  • Mexico Mission Trip 2021

Vacation Time!

     Summertime is upon us, and that usually means vacations. Facebook feeds are filled with inviting images of little thatch-roofed huts on the water’s edge, rustic cabins in the woods, and cruise ships surrounded by turquoise waters. We scroll from one to the other, trying to decide whether we need adventure or relaxation. We spend hours and money to orchestrate the perfect get-away, many times to find out the vacation was better in our minds than it was in real life. I remember one vacation in particular where our family of four decided to head south to San Antonio. The trip would be both educational with a tour of the Alamo, relaxing with a boat ride down the river walk, and adventurous with a fun day at Sea World. There was something for everyone; what could possibly go wrong? On this trip, we all got sunburnt, our wet shoes smelled up the hotel room, and Susan managed to nearly drown in three feet of water. The nine-hour drive home was one of the longest and most miserable trips I can remember. Taking a “break” from life wasn’t exactly all it was cracked up to be.

   Summer activities can be both special and exhausting at the same time. With all the events of summer, please don’t take a vacation from church. It is important to be in God’s house. There are so many great opportunities for service and growth, and you don’t want to miss out on all the fun. Your options include, but are not limited to, Vacation Bible School, church camp, short-term Bible studies, and weekly worship meetings. Hebrews 10:25 encourages the church to spend time together, “not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.” We often need breaks from many things in life, but never from God. God has exciting things planned for you and me; let’s not miss out on the real fun this summer. See you at church, the happening place!

Blessings to You,

Bentley Hill