Article 7.27.16

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Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. (Matthew 5:9 NKJV) Making peace. According to Jesus Himself, this venture should be a primary task for the disciple. And oh, how we need believers who fulfill this purpose today! You need no lecture on the violence that...

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Article 7.20.16

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The leadership guru, John Maxwell, advised: “The better you are at surrounding yourself with people of high potential, the greater your chance for success.” Over the past couple of years, I have recognized the truth of that statement. We have seen God bring success—both...

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Article 7.13.16

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Over the past few weeks, our nation has been overwhelmed with violence and tragedy. From the massacre in Orlando to the unspeakable attack in Dallas, the spirit of hate has demonstrated its strength and resolve. And while these acts once seemed unfathomable to us, we now view such events as...

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Article 7.6.16

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Wow!  What an awesome time of worship and fellowship we experienced this past Sunday.  I love living life with the Temple family.  Whether it is studying His Word together or breaking bread (or maybe even fish) together, I enjoy being a part of this faith community.  To me...

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Article 6.29.16

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Freedom. As Americans, we are baptized into it. Whether in our daily practices or in our weekly worship, we experience incredible, unparalleled liberty. For that blessing, we should be unmistakably grateful. I know I am especially thankful to those God has used to secure my very freedom to share...

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Article 6.22.16

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Unity and Awakening. These were the themes of our Southern Baptist Convention last week. My family and I traveled to St. Louis to join over 7,000 other Southern Baptists in worship opportunities and business sessions. Specifically, we heard God’s Word proclaimed, sang His praises, and...

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Article 6.15.16

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It was unthinkable! And yet God had not only thought it, He had actually commanded it to happen. Abraham was to offer his only son, the promised child, as a sacrifice. Some years before, the patriarch had celebrated the long-awaited birth of Isaac as a fulfillment of God’s Word; now, he...

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Article 6.8.16

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No doubt, summer has begun. You can especially note it around the church life as our calendar is filled with special camps, trips, and events. Whether it is a beach retreat for our youth or a patriotic program presented by our choir and orchestra, we have many ways for you to experience the...

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Article 6.1.16

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Don’t forget that we will be voting on the recommendation from our Youth Area Renovation Ad Hoc Committee during all three of our morning services this coming Sunday. The image below illustrates the proposed expansion. If you have any questions about it, please contact John Nugent, Jody...

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Article 5.25.16

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This coming weekend provides us a significant moment to pause and reflect upon sacrifice. Memorial Day began as a time when our nation stopped to remember those who died in the service of our nation, and it continues to offer that opportunity for us. In many ways, the day has a somber tone. Too...

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