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January 20, 2021

Leadership Notes


It is good and well for all of us to offer up prayers for President Joe Biden, for his family, and for his presidency. As always, we are thankful for God's grace and mercy.


It is also good and well for all of us to offer up prayers for former President Donald Trump and his family. As always, we are thankful for God's grace and mercy.


Matt Netzer, 44, was pastor of an evangelical church in Marble Falls, Texas. He died in a car accident on January 8, 2021, leaving behind a wife and two young children. As his family and church grieved their loss, something he wrote to start the new year provides insight into navigating social media. Here is some of what he said


Everyone wants to speak out on the riots, on Trump, on Biden, on race, on

lockdowns and masks, on the elections, on conspiracies, on Democrats, on Republicans…everyone has a thought, a judgment, a post just itching to be made. Just like we did all 2020…


But really, the posts are made, and the needle doesn't move. In fact, it usually just leads to more fighting. Turns out, everyone having an instant

platform has not been beneficial for the most part…Heck, social media may

even be one of the biggest culprits for the anger and violence in our

country.