Author Archives: Tim Holt

About Tim Holt

Founding pastor of Seacoast Vineyard Church, Myrtle Beach, SC. Retired January 2021. Pastor to surfers, friends, pastors, etc.

Spooks in the Wire

Jesus comes out of the water, the Holy Spirit comes down on him like a dove, he hears his Father say, “This is my son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.” I read that as kind of … Continue reading

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Revolution revenue

Revolutionaries? I read too much. Yesterday I read where the church as we know it is over. Everybody will eventually bail out of the buildings and all the staff of churches will be working at Wal-Mart. People will be meeting … Continue reading

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Boot camp?

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Retro-faith

Yesterday I preached at my old church. It was a little over 25 years ago that a very young group of about 15 folks gathered in a home to decide to start a new church. That church has a great … Continue reading

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Reaction Rash

What goes off inside of you when you are criticized? How do you feel? I’m coming to believe that I’m likely at my most honest when I’m being questioned, or put down for something. It brings to the surface stuff … Continue reading

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Praying

Do you remember the first time you ever prayed? Think about it for a minute. I can remember saying, “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I … Continue reading

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Control Issues

This past weekend we had our first, All-Worship-Weekend. We started taking our 5th Sunday weekends and zeroing in on one aspect of God. Then we recruited people for testimonies, songs, art and etc. that would reinforce that particular aspect. For … Continue reading

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God’s humor, my stupor

Well, we had our 35th anniversary this past Monday. Amazing. My wife deserves the Medal of Honor, not to mention a hundred or so Purple Hearts. Yea, we married young, stupid, and full of … well, you know. Life has … Continue reading

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Long Time

Long time, huh? I’d promise to be better at this, but I’m also a pastor, and in the process of dialoguing with a newspaper editor over certain moral issues of the day. It’s been fun, and I hope I’ve been … Continue reading

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Loving through the differences

I have a dear friend whom I have been debating, or that’s not really the right word. I’d say, discussing different takes on the present political situation. He is strongly opposed to the current administration, even comparing it somewhat to … Continue reading

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