Bellwether Blog

John Hugh Tate, Pastor of Bellwether Church in Jackson, MS, blogs about current series.

The Ghosts of Christmas

Bellwether Church
Friday, December 21, 2012
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One of my favorite movies (and stories) to watch around Christmas is Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. It’s a wonderful tale of the old miser Scrooge, who, when visited by the three ghosts of Christmas, sees the folly of his greed and selfishness and begins a new life of goodwill and kindness. Read More

Keeping Christmas

Bellwether Church
Sunday, December 16, 2012
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With all we see in our world, especially over the past weekend, it can become challenging to see and feel the light of Christ. Yet we, as His people, know His light shines in the darkness. He lives, shines, and reigns in our world, in every dark corner, and hopefully in your heart. Read More

One Big Happy Family

Bellwether Church
Friday, December 07, 2012
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Christmastime is here.

Happiness & cheer. Fun for all, the children call, their favorite time of year.

Yet not for all. To many this is the loneliest time of year. To others of us, this is the time we’re forced to put on a smiling fare with the family members we find it hard to love. The guy you can’t believe your sister married. The cousin who still hasn’t got his life together. The dad who checked out years ago. The son who doesn’t even let you know he’ll be there for Christmas. Of just simply, the in-laws. Read More

All I want for Christmas is...

Bellwether Church
Thursday, November 29, 2012
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…..a job, a new job, a new car, a new home, a first home, a child, a relationship, a spouse, a hope, a future…..

Yet, is that ever “all” we want for Christmas? When you think about it, all is a pretty strong word. The very statement “all I want for Christmas” means if we have that, whatever that is, we will be content. Yet will we? Read More

The Promise - A Christmas Experience

Bellwether Church
Friday, November 16, 2012
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Even though Thanksgiving is next week, the Christmas season is here in full. Decorations are up, gifts are being purchased. Expectations are, as always, high – for parties, friends, gifts, and family. These are the promises of the Christmas season. Read More

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