The Buzz

What’s Happening at First Church, by Pastor Bass

On Going the Second Mile

“Go the second mile.”That’s what Jesus says in Matthew 5:41b.

What does he mean?

Well, if you read the whole chapter of Matthew 5, especially verses 38-48, you will see him give examples of what he means. But I think the best one is from the Parable of the Good Samaritan. Recall that a Jewish man is beaten, robbed and left to die beside the road. Some religious folks just pass on by, but not this Samaritan.

What does he do?


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My New Blog

buzz“The Buzz” is the name I’ve chosen for my new blog on our website.

“Why?” you ask. Two reasons.

One, back when cell phones first came out, you could program it with your name. So I took mine to have my name put on it. When I got home, I turned it on and a robotic voice said, “Hello, Buzz Mitchell.”


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