Article 8.21.19

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“I have undergone a massive shift in regard to my faith in Jesus. The popular phrase is ‘falling away.’ By all measurements that I have for defining a Christian, I am not a Christian.” And with those words, Joshua Harris sent shockwaves throughout the evangelical...

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Article 8.14.19

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“The glory of young men is their strength, and the splendor of old men is their gray hair”(Proverbs 20:29 NKJV). Those who are young have strength, energy, and passion. (Just ask the teachers who this week have welcomed back such dynamic students to their classroom!) Young men and...

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Article 8.7.19

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We often speak of our missionary efforts, and we give thanks for the privilege we have to touch the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. From South California to South Asia, we see His message being proclaimed. But I want to remind you that all of us are missionaries right where we are. We...

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Article 7.31.19

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It is hard to believe that our summer is quickly coming to an end—especially since the oppressive heat remains! Yet, August is here; and soon, students and teachers will be returning to school. In my perspective, this summer has been a memorable season of ministry and mission. In virtually...

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Article 7.24.19

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This past week our nation stopped to celebrate one of the greatest human achievements ever imaginable—the Apollo 11 lunar landing. The crew of three astronauts gained a worldwide audience as they not only landed on the moon but as they literally walked upon its rocky surface. Indeed, the...

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Article 7.10.19

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Footsteps pounding across the asphalt. Voices rehearsing cheers and songs. Hands holding spoons, basketballs, arrows, and every other imaginable recreational tool. Minds absorbing biblical passages and themes. Such is the scene this week at Temple Baptist Church as WinShape Camp takes place...

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Article 7.17.19

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“This is my testimony, not of what I have done, but of what God has done for me. It has been my feeling and my belief that, other things being equal, I ought to serve as a Christian doctor where the greatest need existed.... I have never doubted that it was God who spoke to me and put this...

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Article 7.3.19

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Wow! What an awesome time of worship and fellowship we experienced this past Sunday. I love living life with the Temple family. Whether it is studying His Word together or breaking bread together, I enjoy being a part of this faith community.  To me, we are bound in Christ! Across the...

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Article 6.26.19

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The noted Baptist theologian E. Y. Mullins once proposed an axiom that he believed described the ideal relationship between the church and the nation: “A free Church in a free State.” Take a moment to reflect on the first part of that statement, and hopefully you will recognize the...

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Article 6.12.19

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I really don’t like change. Or maybe more simply stated, I don’t always like having to expend the necessary energy to change. For example, I need to lose about twenty pounds, but I am not wholly committed to giving up my bacon cheeseburgers to achieve that goal. It seems ludicrous...

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