We in the South are known to sometimes use Southern superlatives to overstate our case. We recognize them for what they are and accept them as statements of affirmation and love. We know they hold a kernel of truth within that is to be received as blessing. They may be overblown, but we understand the heart within them. Hear, then, these superlatives about our God; Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries, and our ministries in 2017.Read More »
Four God-guided possibilities! Four Ministry Actions! Four to keep us busy!
First, Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries has a 25 year relationship with South Korean Baptists. Now we are celebrating our strong relationship with Myoungsu No, Baptist Campus Minister at the University of Seoul and SMRM alum, in a mission project for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Bill went in March to South Korea to work onRead More »
Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries is a part of a movement in the area to recover life and to love one another and to share God’ love. It is an honor to be in this team with so many others of all different styles and expressions. There are organizations and teams and local action groups and individuals. My affirmation is that it is an honor to be part of it all. We are working accurately as God is leading us.
We need you to stay involved…Read More »
SMRM has actively been working with and ministering to workers, employers, community leaders, guests, residents of Gatlinburg and national disaster relief agencies over these days.
We are now positioned to start planning our ministries for the next phases of help and recovery for our beautiful community.
Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries is involved in all the aspects of climbing the mountains God has set before us. We are on the journey. We have a professional staff and Board. We continue to utilize the best of materials and equipment and programming. We seek God’s guidance in all we do. We know the challenge. We remain under-funded by approximately $1000 per month while we have accepted financial realities and limits. We are open to all God sets before us. We stay on the move –towards higher ground.Read More »
I see the joy they bring when they enter a room because of their sincerity and passion. When you follow the truth, people notice. When you live intentionally, people notice. When you love freely, people are moved. I am thankful for the opportunity I get to have, and that all of us get to have, in encountering the truth through each other and in sharing the truth with others.
May we continue to be a beacon of that love and purpose not only to those that don’t have love and purpose in their lives but to each other as well. We rest assured knowing that our work is done in serving the truth, in serving God, in knowing “there is no other”.Read More »