Article 8.12.15

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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 8.5.15

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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 7.29.15

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Worship is an intensely personal, transformative experience in Jesus Christ. Indeed, authentic worship flows directly from the heart and into our relationship with the Lord. Love and gratitude mark our response to an awesome, gracious God, and although we use different forms to express this...

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Article 7.22.15

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Over the past few Sunday mornings, we have traced the narrative of the patriarchal family while noting both their achievements and failures. Like our families, Abraham’s kin experienced great moments of joy and difficult times of heartache. And yet, through all of the various emotions, God...

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Article 7.15.15

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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. No...

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Article 7.8.15

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The tragic, inexplicable violence in a Charleston place of worship. The sad, progressive compromise of those who wear the title of Christian. The incoherent, immoral legalization of same-sex marriage. Over the last few weeks, we have been bombarded with the crude reality of the world in which we...

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Article 7.1.15

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This promises to be a great week at Temple Baptist Church as we come together to worship, fellowship, and recognize the freedom God has given us. I want to remind you that we will have a Combined Worship Service this Sunday at 9 a.m., followed by Bible Study at 10 a.m. After you are dismissed...

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Article 6.24.15

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In many ways, summertime is anything but routine. Children/youth camps, mission trips, vacations, and other special events dominate this part of our calendar. And although I am a guy who embraces habit, I have learned to appreciate these various opportunities as venues for ministry and...

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Article 6.17.15

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For years, our motto at Temple Baptist Church has been “Come Gather Around the Word,” a refrain that captures our commitment to the study and application of Scripture. Whether it was through the faithful exposition of Dr. Magee and Dr. Byargeon or whether it was through the...

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Article 6.10.15

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This week has been a wonderful time at Temple as children overran our campus with excitement and expectation! It was awesome to see these children study, worship, and play together. Not only has VBS encouraged me, but it has also challenged me again with regard to my commitment to the next...

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