Two Special Programs Planned At Lookout Mountain Presbyterian

Saturday, November 16, 2013
"Gender, Sexuality and the Bible," an informal evening and a question and answer session with John Freeman, will be this Sunday at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, 310 North Bragg, Lookout Mountain. Mr. Freeman, president of Harvest USA, is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Westminster Theological Seminary. In addition to his ministry with Harvest USA, he has served as adjunct faculy in the graduate counseling departments  of Cairn University and at the Center of Urban Theological Studies in Philadelphia.
Harvest USA is a ministry of truth and mercy to the increasing number of individuals, families, youth and churches impacted by sexual sin and brokenness. They partner with, educate and equip local churches and denominations to more effectively use the Gospel to transform the lives of those affected by these issues. 
 
Dr. Jim Coffield of Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, Fla., will present a question and answer program on spiritual growth Saturday, Nov. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the fellowship hall. All are welcome. A fruit and bagel breakfast is provided. Nursery for children three and younger is available by reservation by email at amy@lmpc.org or call the church office.

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Roy Exum: The Bible In Gatlinburg

The day after fire rained and reigned in Gatlinburg, Isaac McCord, 24 and from Tullahoma, was picking up debris at the popular Dollywood attraction. The theme park had minimal damage compared to the hundreds of structure either lost or severely damaged in Sevier County. He picked up a piece of paper that was in a puddle of water, beneath a bench. “It was one of the most surreal ... (click for more)