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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Article 5.28.14

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I love my family! I am sure that statement does not surprise any of you who read this article. You would expect that I would affirm that. Yet, I believe that even the most obvious truths should be asserted from time to time. God has blessed me with an incredible, supportive wife; and He has...

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Article 5.21.14

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My heart continues to overflow from our experiences this past Sunday. Our SEND service was powerful as we were once again brought to an awareness of God’s presence with us. We are so blessed to send our high school graduates and college summer missionaries to penetrate the culture with the...

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