A Favorite Dad Moment

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH… Pastor John A Favorite Dad Moment The man wearing the strapped t-shirt in the picture above is my father, John Hampton. This is one of my favorite images of my dad because it brings to mind one of the most dramatic dad moments I ever had...

The Gifts of God to the People of God

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH… Pastor John The Gifts of God to the People of God I recently read a book titled Aging by the former Dean of Duke Seminary, Will Willimon. I’ll be sharing several things I learned from this refreshing perspective on getting older this...

With This Ring…

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH… Pastor John With This Ring… On this date thirty-eight years ago, Melinda Skaggs took my name and became my wife. We were married at 1:30PM at the Russell (now known as Bridges) Christian Church in Russell, KY. We had a cake and...

An Open Door

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH… Pastor John An Open Door This week in our Defining Moments series, we will be talking about Graduation Moments and honoring graduating seniors. (When some of our chronological seniors heard that this week was being called “Senior...

From Where I Sat

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH… Pastor John From Where I Sat I had a unique opportunity this past Sunday. I was able to listen to two of our pastors preach at two different locations. I attended the 9:30am worship gathering at Lake County and the 11:15am gathering at...

Journey Loves Our Teachers!

LOVING THE JOURNEY WITH… Pastor Dustin Hello Journey friends and family, “The most important people in a child’s life are that child’s parents and teachers.  That means parents and teachers are the most important people in the world.”  Mr. Rogers What a spot-on...