Author Archives: Clay Stauffer



Clay Stauffer

Update from Sabbatical
in COVID-19, News

Update from Sabbatical

During the first part of my sabbatical, I have been able to rest, reflect, renew, plan, and spend meaningful time with family. We are now in the Outer Banks with Megan’s family. I miss seeing...

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July 26, 2021
Antidotes to Cultural Contempt
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Antidotes to Cultural Contempt

Sigmund Freud famously remarked, “Life as we find it is too hard for us; it brings us too many pains, disappointments, and impossible tasks.”  Freud says, “We are threatened with suffering from three directions: from...

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July 12, 2021
Mission in the Community
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Mission in the Community

This past Sunday, June 20, we voted to approve both our proposed operating budget and our new leadership slate for the upcoming church year. This coming Sunday, June 27, we will install our new leaders...

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June 24, 2021
Wrestling with Life's Deep Questions
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Wrestling with Life’s Deep Questions

Socrates famously stated the “the unexamined life is not worth living.” If that is true, how often do we stop to ask, “What is the meaning and purpose of it all? What brings us fulfillment,...

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May 25, 2021
Why Churches Must Bounce Back
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Why Churches Must Bounce Back

I want to thank everybody who has made a commitment to support Woodmont’s ministries for another year. So far we have received 350 commitments totaling $2,707,169. We are still hoping for additional participation in our...

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May 14, 2021
The Church Needs You!
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The Church Needs You!

This Sunday, April 25, is Commitment Sunday. We are asking for our members to make a financial commitment to support the mission and ministries of the church for another year. These commitments are simply “estimates...

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April 23, 2021