Article 5.10.17

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Happiness seems to be an elusive ambition for many of us. We read books, attend seminars, explore spirituality, and form relationships all in an effort to find that place of true contentment. But where does true happiness come from? In the Scripture, we discover multiple passages that speak...

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Article 5.3.17

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In 1637, Samuel Rutherford penned some vivid, illustrative words concerning God’s sanctifying work in our lives: “Oh, what I owe to the file, to the hammer, and to the furnace of my Lord Jesus!” At first glance, this description may seem removed from the Christian experience...

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Article 4.26.17

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Pray: Change the Story. When I began this Sunday morning sermon series back in January, I was convinced that we needed to experience a revival of prayer.  Indeed, I felt the Lord’s prompting in my own heart to engage in more conversations with God.  And how renewing that practice...

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Article 4.19.17

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The Apostle Paul had set aside his distinguished pedigree, impressive education, and zealous achievements all for the opportunity to follow Christ. In his own words, he simply aimed “to know Him [Jesus] and the power of His resurrection.” What a desire - to know Christ through a...

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Article 4.12.17

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“He is not here; for He is risen.” Nothing would ever be the same after these words were proclaimed. History began a new, hope-filled chapter; life and forgiveness became a new reality; and we ourselves are transformed by God’s power. From the collective experience of humanity...

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Article 4.5.17

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How blessed I am to be a part of the Temple family! I sincerely mean that. As we gathered for the community worship service this past Sunday night, I looked out to see a great number of Templites who had persevered through the afternoon storms to support their pastor and worship our worthy Lord...

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Article 3.29.17

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I’ll say it again.  If you missed the morning AND evening worship services this past Sunday, you missed a tremendous manifestation of God’s presence. Jesus reminded us that where two or three believers gather together, He is in the midst of them. Think of it! When we come...

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Article 3.22.17

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One of the greatest gifts that God has given us is the ability to worship Him with other believers who share in our daily struggles. The moment of corporate worship allows us to enter into a holy encounter with the God of the universe! Consider for a moment John Piper’s lengthy reflection...

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Article 3.15.17

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Warren Bennis was a respected professor and writer in the field of Business Leadership. In 2003, he published a revised version of his classic work, On Becoming a Leader, which addressed the characteristics of authentic leadership as well as various other issues regarding contemporary...

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Article 3.8.17

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Everyday, I am reminded that only the Gospel of Christ can transform individuals, and subsequently, the culture around them. This truth motivates me to pray and give to advance the kingdom of God throughout North America. We can participate actively in restoring the Gospel’s place in our...

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