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Norris: Church should employ skills of laity

...style of leadership.If the spiritual leader (pastor, priest, rabbi, imam) is not a workaholic, this spiritual leader will shout for joy for such a shift in responsibility. THE REV. GENE NORRIS IS A PRESBYTERIAN PASTOR IN AUGUSTA.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-05-02/church-should-employ-ski
Pondering anew the Easter story

...be the scaffold, and upon the throne be wrong,Yet that scaffold sways the future, and behind the dim unknown,Standeth God within the shadow keeping watch above his own. Amen THE REV. GENE NORRIS IS A PRESBYTERIAN PASTOR IN AUGUSTA.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-04-03/pondering-anew-easter-st
There are times when we must refuse to compromise

...it up now! Anything goes!"God continues to challenge us whatever age we are to Dare to be a Daniel, Dare to stand alone! Dare to have a purpose firm! Dare to make it known! The Rev. Gene Norris is a Presbyterian pastor in Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-03-06/there-are-times-when-we-
Avoid your fears with hope, faith in the Lord

...Rev. Phillips Brooks was right on target when he wrote in his Christmas hymn, O Little Town of Bethlehem, "The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight." THE REV. GENE NORRIS IS A LOCAL PRESBYTERIAN PASTOR IN AUGUSTA.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-01-02/avoid-your-fears-hope-fa
Advent reminds us that our salvation is in Christ

...services ? may we allow God to speak to us through these events so that God's coming in Christ will be the good news for all the times of our life in which we really need Jesus. THE REV. GENE NORRIS IS A PRESBYTERIAN PASTOR IN AUGUSTA.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-12-05/advent-reminds-us-our-sa
We are charged with protecting God's creation

...We all need to reaffirm our role as God's caretakers so that generations to come can celebrate the wonders of the created world we have been privileged to enjoy in our lifetime. THE REV. GENE NORRIS IS A PRESBYTERIAN PASTOR IN AUGUSTA.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-02-06/we-are-charged-protectin
Deciphering the 'valley of dry bones'

...forms.By God's transforming power, those "dead" did experience a new birth of hope to begin again in Jerusalem. So can we when we walk through our "valley of dry bones." The Rev. Gene Norris is a Presbyterian pastor in Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-31/deciphering-valley-dry-b
Trust in God in the midst of turmoil

...God of my salvation. God the Lord is my strength." Habakkuk 3:17-19Even while having a lover's quarrel with God about life's problems, the righteous can trust in God. The Rev. Gene Norris is a Presbyterian pastor in Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-03/trust-god-midst-turmoil
Gene Norris: Life is the hardest, and most rewarding, classroom

...medical problem, loss, or failure that cannot be overcome with God's help, the help of the fellowship of our local congregation and when necessary, a professional therapist. The Rev. Gene Norris is a Presbyterian pastor in Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-01/gene-norris-life-hardest
What we need to overcome obstacles

...seemed insurmountable.In our time and in the same manner, God is ready, willing and able to help us to successfully not only endure but overcome the obstacles that we confront. THE REV. GENE NORRIS IS A PRESBYTERIAN PASTOR IN AUGUSTA.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-06-06/what-we-need-overcome-ob