Article 10.18.17

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We now refer to them as “The Seven,” a group of men who stepped up to serve the early church at a critical moment. Remember the story from Acts 6? As the number of believers grew, so did its needs. Unfortunately, some congregants (e.g. Hellenistic Jews) felt as though they were being...

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Article 10.11.17

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When Jesus extended an invitation to His early disciples, He simply said, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men” (Mark 1:17 NKJV). The first step for them was an act of obedience; they just had to follow. Yes, it meant that they would abandon their livelihoods and forsake...

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Article 10.4.17

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This week, the horrors of Las Vegas have struck us all.  The unbelievable tragedy has shaken the core of our nation and has challenged our sense of security once again.  And of course, this act of senseless violence follows upon the heels of multiple natural disasters. ...

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Article 9.27.17

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“I want to tell how we came to Yemen—how God, I believe, brought to pass something few people would have dreamed possible—the establishment of a Christian witness in Yemen, a land almost completely closed to the Gospel for perhaps 1000 years.” Dr. James M. Young delivered...

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Article 9.20.17

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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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