Article 8.6.14

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Last night, I received an e-mail with the subject heading, “What a Great Summer!” I opened it with a sense of anticipation and read through the lines with a heart of gratitude. The sender reflected on her family’s move to Ruston (and Temple) while noting the Lord’s work...

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Article 7.30.14

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God has been good to us! The worship and messages of our recent Marvelous Mondays have especially reminded me that I have received better than I deserve. Indeed, these moments have brought with them refreshment and renewal for me personally. My prayer is that you have sensed His Spirit actively...

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Article 7.23.14

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The Psalmist proclaimed, “Uphold me according to Your word, that I may live” (119:116a NKJV). Can you hear the sense of dependency expressed within this cry? It is as though the Psalmist implies that he cannot even live without God’s Word. He is reliant upon the authoritative...

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Article 7.16.14

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God has granted me and my family one of the best summers we have ever experienced. It has been awesome to be in Ruston and see the Lord work in so many different ways this season. And it is not over yet! This upcoming Sunday, we will celebrate at least five more baptisms. Thanks be to God! These...

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Article 7.9.14

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For many years, our Baptist churches have scheduled revival services in an attempt to seek God’s renewal for His people and to win unbelievers to Christ. These services were not always as “reviving” as we might have hoped, but certainly there were moments when the Lord did...

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Article 7.2.14

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What a tremendous time of worship, study, and fellowship we experienced this past Sunday as we gathered together! I certainly sensed the Lord’s presence and power in both our morning and evening services. A few years ago, I stated my “career objective” in the following way...

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Article 6.25.14

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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 6.18.14

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If you have driven past the church this week, you may have thought we had transformed it into some type of spy academy, teeming with young cadets. And you would be partly right! Preschoolers and children have poured down the halls and into classrooms. They have participated in lab experiments...

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Article 6.11.14

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I am a teacher. I realize that many professional educators are horrified to know that I claim to practice their craft. And I don’t blame them! The Mississippi accent alone gives reason for pause. Yet, I believe that God has called me to teach. My task is to take the authoritative truth...

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Article 6.4.14

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This past week, God stirred my heart as I read from the book of Acts again. He often brings forth such renewal when I pour through the story of the gospel’s advancement in those early days of the church’s work. I mean, think of what the Lord did. He took a core group of eleven...

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