I begin this week’s Monday Message asking that each of you remember in prayer the families affected by yesterday’s shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church near San Antonio, Texas. We pray for those who are grieving and for those who are recovering. May God grant them an extra measure of grace and peace.
The BMC blessing list is exceptionally long this week. Among the host of things for which we give thanks is the wonderful day we enjoyed last Friday as we celebrated Founders Day. Dr. Ron Madison challenged us to consider our legacy during Founders Day chapel and our own drama team, Impact, inspired us with their personal stories during the scholarship luncheon. Avery Thorn, Myra Gilmore, Hope Brown, and Logan McCoy expressed their gratitude for the generous support of our scholarship donors, representing all recipients very well. Macy Gibson, Nicholas McGlown, Joseph Taylor, and Dr. Darwin Brooks provided a beautiful musical interlude prior to the meal. Kudos once again to Chelsey Griffin for her leadership of the scholarship luncheon and to Kayce Bragg for her work on the Founders Day and Topper Fest activities. Congratulations as well to the cast and crew of Amahl and the Night Visitors; it was a lovely production.
I am thrilled to report that the BMC XC teams had a very impressive showing last Friday, with our men bringing home third place and our women capturing first place in the SSAC Conference Championship. As if that weren’t enough, our team won the sportsmanship award and Coach Laney earned Coach of the Year honors. If you are keeping track, this is two years in a row for our women. Go Toppers!
Congrats to Coach Bingham and the varsity men’s basketball team for their big win Friday night over Belhaven. The only home basketball action this week is Thursday evening when the varsity guys take on Crowley’s Ridge at 6:00 in Tyler. Varsity women and JV men and women are on the road.
I’ll be on the road myself part of the week with meetings in Atlanta on Wednesday and Thursday.
We will have special guests on campus Thursday evening as Dr. Kenny Digby hosts the Christian Action Commission banquet on our campus.
Days of class left: 15 (counting today) plus exams! Make the most of your time and prepare to finish well!
Fall at Armstrong!
Barbara C. McMillin cid:image003.png@01D2EAA3.D2E0C380 President Blue Mountain College PO Box 160 Blue Mountain, MS 38610 662.685.4771 Ext. 130
But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever. Amen. II Peter 3:18
Posted by Monday Messages on November 6, 2017 at 12:51 PM