Article 9.20.17

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Posted by Dr. Reggie Bridges on

This past week, I did the unthinkable. I reached up and took my dissertation off of the bookshelf. To be frank, it is probably only the second time that I’ve opened the work since I finished it approximately ten years ago! I dusted off the cover, broke the book open, and began to read. The...

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Article 9.13.17

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No doubt, Tech has gotten back in full swing!  As the new quarter begins, I recognize the vast gospel opportunities we have all around us. Our university campus is filled with individuals who need to hear the good news of Christ and experience relationships within the faith community. I was...

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Article 9.6.17

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What a tremendous Labor Day weekend we experienced at Temple! Energy and excitement were evident as we worshipped together. But even more importantly, I believe we could sense an overwhelming manifestation of God’s presence in all of our services. Once again, we saw individuals both...

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Article 8.30.17

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“It is not your grandma’s church!” exclaimed the young pastor as he extolled his new congregation and its contemporary culture. You see, he was bragging that his church was far different from that of the past; it was new and exciting! It offered much more vitality than...

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Article 8.23.17

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For some years, Temple Baptist Church has extended the invitation for individuals to gather around the Word. Even before it was our official motto, pastors like Dr. Robert Magee and Dr. Rick Byargeon emphasized the centrality of the biblical witness in our faith and practice. Personally, I love...

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Article 8.16.17

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What a wonderful Sunday we had this past week as we gathered around the Word together! It was awesome to see families back after a fun-filled summer; and perhaps even better, there were many new faces in our midst! I want to encourage you to take advantage of the opportunities which God is...

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Article 8.9.17

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As I flew back from Calgary, I could not help but think of how blessed we are to punctuate this SEND summer! During this season, short-term teams have dispersed around the globe to share the love of Christ; and even now, our South Asia team has embarked upon its gospel-driven journey. I have...

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Article 8.2.17

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For the past few weeks on Sunday mornings, we have focused our attention on the sermon series, “Give: Join the Story.” We have considered how we are to model the giving spirit in various aspects of our lives and how that attitude permeates the church itself. Temple is a giving...

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Article 7.26.17

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Posted by Dr. Reggie Bridges on

Temple Baptist Church. For the founders of our congregation, each word of our name carried significance, but I’d like to focus your attention for a moment on the Baptist component you find there. We are Baptists. In fact, we are Southern Baptists. What some individuals may not realize is...

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Article 7.19.17

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While attending a worship service out in a country church one day, I heard a pastor offer a most unusual petition to God in his prayer. The congregation was experiencing some difficult financial times, so the pastor conveyed his request to the Lord in the following fashion: “Dear Lord...

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