Article 5.2.18

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According to The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, transition is “a passage from one state, stage, subject, or place to another: change.” Most of you aren’t surprised that such a term is bouncing around in my head these days! It certainly appears that we are in the midst of...

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Article 4.25.18

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“Count God your only lasting treasure, because He is the only sure and stable thing in the universe.” John Piper’s words often ring true in our hearts . . . especially when we experience the brokenness and pain of our culture. Resources flee, relationships fail, and...

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Article 4.18.18

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I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD . . . Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage (Palm 27:13-14 NASB). There are some days when even ministers are given to despair. Days when we seek to encourage those facing physical...

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Article 4.11.18

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Baptist polity can be incredibly difficult to wrap your mind around . . . especially for those raised in non-Baptist circles. To think that each church is fully autonomous in its existence and government defies conventional denominational structure. I mean, doesn’t the Southern Baptist...

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Article 4.4.18

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“But God raised Him from the dead” (Acts 13:30 NKJV). Those words continue to reverberate in our lives today.  Indeed, the reality of the resurrection changed the course of human history as well as our eternal destinies. The Christ Event made all the difference! And it still has...

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Article 3.28.18

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Easter Sunday! I’m looking forward to this week with great anticipation as we celebrate the power of the resurrection. Certainly, we recognize the necessity of Christ’s sacrificial death, and we rejoice in the reality of His triumphal resurrection. Through His victory over death...

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Article 3.21.18

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Last week, I returned from my third trip to the Holy Land. And how blessed my time in Israel was! To walk in places where Jesus walked was both inspirational and educational. As someone rightly said, “You come to the Holy Land reading the Bible in black and white, and you leave reading it...

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Article 3.14.18

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This coming Sunday night, we have the great privilege of hosting a Community Worship Service. Believers from The Bridge, Calvary, Cook, St. David Missionary, Emmanuel, First Baptist, LifeChurch.LA, and Temple will join together to celebrate our resurrected Lord! We will worship and fellowship...

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Article 3.7.18

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Life can bring us to many decision points and possible frustrations. As I mentioned this past Sunday, my constant struggle is discerning “God Things” as opposed to “Good Things.” Let me explain. I am overwhelmed at the great opportunities I have to make a difference in...

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Article 2.28.18

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If you have been around a Southern Baptist church very long, you have probably noticed how we have memorialized certain women with offering status!  Names like Lottie, Annie, Louisiana’s Georgia, and Mississippi’s Margaret all flavor our Baptist language and serve as reminders...

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