Finding Center

Finding Center

July, 2020:  Our world is out of Center.   Our hearts are pushed sideways.  Our minds are too filled with unknown.  Our actions betray our confusion.   There is so much unknown.  We are out of...
Thanks be to God

Thanks be to God

Much of my (Bill) personal life is centered around recognizing, entering into, and experiencing God moments.   My response is an open “thanks be to God.”   I do live and love that expression:   “thanks be to God.” In resort...
2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

FIVE HUMAN HOPES FIVE GOD GUIDED ACTIONS FIVE BLESSINGS   Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries (SMRM) has worked in the last year with five chosen hopes as set by our Director, Bill Black, and by our Board of Directors:   Stabilize our budget income and spending...
AT Trail Hikers

AT Trail Hikers

Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries cares for Appalachian Trail Through Hikers with shuttles, meeting needs, and blessings for their journeys. The following prayer is shared with hikers. It is an honor and blessing to serve these hikers as they journey through...
Opening Worship at Ober

Opening Worship at Ober

Smoky Mountain Resort Ministries celebrated a worship service at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort for the blessing of our equipment for the Snow Sports Center and Ski Patrol. It was a wonderful moment of fellowship and of revealing God-with-us at the start of our season! A...
2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

SOUTHERN SUPERLATIVES “That was the most scrumptious piece of pie I have ever had in my life.”   “You really told them, preacher.  That was the way to step on their toes. “Why, that was the best sermon ever been preached.”   “Won’t nobody never see another...