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On Behalf of the Deacons
August 30th, 2023
On Behalf of the DeaconsDear Winter Park Family, Our church has numerous balls in the air, as it should be with a vibrant and healthy congregation. In fact, to prevent me from dropping a ball, I have ...  Read More
by Robin Donohue
Safety and Security
August 22nd, 2023
Dear Winter Park Family, One of my early challenges is discernment. How soon in my journey with you as pastor do I introduce ideas for change? I have heard for years that you do not touch the office f...  Read More
by Robin Donohue
Your Food is on the Way
August 16th, 2023
Your Food is on the WayDear Winter Park Family, During the early months of our marriage, Lou Ann and I worked for Satterfield’s restaurant in Shelby, NC. No longer in business, Satterfield’s was a fin...  Read More
by Robin Donohue
Installation Sunday
August 9th, 2023
Dear Winter Park Family,I look forward to our pastor installation service this Sunday, August 13 with much anticipation. Here’s why! It is important and right to mark significant occurrences in the li...  Read More
by Robin Donohue
Thoughts on Wednesday Night Bible Study
August 1st, 2023
Dear Winter Park Family,I am pleased that our congregation is enthusiastic about Wednesday night Bible study. As we prepare to gather for the first time on Wednesday night as pastor and congregation, ...  Read More
by Robin Donohue
An Early Pastoral Prayer
July 26th, 2023
An Early Pastoral PrayerEver-present God – I offer You thanksgiving for the opening weeks of my tenure as pastor to Winter Park Baptist Church. On the one hand, the first days have been a flurry of ac...  Read More
by Robin Donohue
Two Questions Answered
July 18th, 2023
Dear Winter Park Family,Two questions have regularly come my way over the past three weeks or so. People are interested to know what Bible translation I use when preaching and people want to know why ...  Read More
by Robin Donohue
How to Read the Bible
July 12th, 2023
Dear Winter Park Family, I sense strongly that we are off to a good start. Please be patient with me as I learn names. It will take a while. However, I can already correctly match quite a few names wi...  Read More
by Robin Donohue
Practicing What We Preach
July 4th, 2023
Last Sunday (7-2-2023), we began our time together as senior pastor and congregation with anexamination of Acts 2:42-47. I suggested that our congregation should do now as the earlyChristians did then...  Read More
by Robin Donohue
Are You Interested?
June 27th, 2023
 Dear Winter Park Family,Lou Ann and I look forward to our arrival in Wilmington this week. Even so, I have enjoyed our long-distance relationship over the past month or so. I have done my best to res...  Read More
by Robin Donohue
The Acts of the Apostles
June 27th, 2023
from June 14th, 2023......  Read More
by Robin Donohue
Paul's Perspective
June 21st, 2023
Dear Winter Park Family,Last week I shared my conviction that gathered worship is the axis upon which all productivechurch activity revolves. Indeed, it is the worship of the God, revealed to us in th...  Read More
by Robin Donohue