Happy Birthday, Church!

Happy Birthday, Church!

In July of 1983, I made one of the most important decisions of my life: I became the husband of Kim Townsdin. Today, a little over thirty-five and a half years have passed, and life has taken us on a journey we could have never planned or predicted. One thing is sure, Crossings Community Church would not be what it is today were it not for her impact on my life and the life of our church. I'm so excited for you to hear from Kim! Enjoy!

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A Time to Celebrate

A Time to Celebrate

For our 60th anniversary, we’ve decided to not throw ourselves an extravagant (and costly!) party in 2019. We thought about going to Chesapeake Arena so the whole church could be together at one time, but that was going to be a very expensive party. We will celebrate–and we should!–but we will celebrate the faithfulness of God. We will thank Him for allowing us the privilege of this journey.

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It's the People, Not the Pastor

It's the People, Not the Pastor

Through my years in ministry, I have navigated more “divine opportunities” than I can remember. What I’m about to say is not an exaggeration. It is not an attempt to downplay my leadership or that of our church Elders.

In fact, the men and women who have served on our Elder board through the years were willing to pursue what seemed like “divine opportunities” until a door closed or the opportunity became a reality.

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Divine Interruptions

Divine Interruptions

As a pastor and a believer in Jesus, it is a tremendous challenge to present the Advent story in the midst of a cultural holiday celebration that has little to do with the one who started the whole idea in the first place.

Telling the great story of the birth of Christ is somewhat difficult to tell year after year. What more is there to say? What more can we learn? Or what more must we learn?

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