Rushville Republican


February 28, 2014

Church Briefs

First Baptist Church - Pastor Jay Noll

It was one those days. I turned my steering wheel to the left, but the car kept going straight! The roads were slick and driving was precarious. When the vehicle hit the curb, I heard a loud “thud!”, and I thought for sure the axle had been bent. I am sure you know that is not good; the functioning of the wheel revolves around a healthy axle.

A similar principle applies to life. Everyone is motivated at their core by something. Their whole life revolves around this “something.” For some, it is a drive to build wealth, for others it is their job. Here is the key: if what motivates you is not healthy, it will affect your whole life.

What does a healthy human “axle” look like? Come to First Baptist Church this Sunday and find out! Lord willing, we will be talking about what healthy motivation should lie at the core of our existence. See you then!

Main Street Christian Church

Main Street Christian Church welcomes Zack Dorrel to its ministry staff this Sunday. Zack will be assuming the position of Director of Youth Ministries. He is a 2012 graduate of Rushville Consolidated High School and will complete an Associate of Arts degree in Pre-Christian Ministries with an emphasis in Youth Ministry this May from Indiana Wesleyan University. He has experience in assisting in youth ministry at First United Methodist Church, New Castle; Brandywine Community Church, Greenfield; and Fletcher United Methodist Church, Carthage. Zack will be designing and leading a youth outreach to lead youth in connecting to a faith in Jesus Christ, and to be active participants within the greater Rush County community. Zack is the son of Jeff and Judy Dorrel of Rush County.

Following the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday, a Chili and More luncheon will be served in the downstairs dining room at approximately 11:45 a.m. A variety of chili will be served along with sandwiches, veggies, and dessert. Donations will be received for a youth fellowship and work trip this summer.

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