Article 01.20.21

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Since 1937, January 20 has been a date of significance for our nation. Well, at least every four years, that day is filled with import. Why? Because as you know, we pause to inaugurate our President and recognize his new administration. (The only time the date has been different was when January...

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Article 01.13.21

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We exist to see every member growing in Christ, connecting in community, and engaging in mission. Simply stated, we believe that to be God’s vision for His church as we journey through this life together. The Lord wants us to be growing . . . constantly! We must never assume that we have...

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Article 01.06.21

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It is commonly called the “Book of Comfort.” In Isaiah 40-66, the prophet turns from a message of judgment against God’s people (as well as other ungodly nations) and offers a promise of hope. Indeed, that specific section of Isaiah’s prophecy begins...

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Article 12.23.20

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No doubt, this Christmas season seems a bit different than usual. After all, it is still 2020! And as much as I am disappointed in the cancellations of parties and programs, perhaps the simplicity of the holidays reminds us to center our thoughts on Christ. In particular, we recognize that the...

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Article 12.16.20

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“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life” (John 3:16). This is the gospel.  This is the message of Christmas. This season, as all seasons, focuses upon Jesus Christ and His...

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Article 12.9.20 (new)

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“White Christmas,” “O Holy Night,” “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree,” “Winter Wonderland.” The music of the Christmas season is everywhere one turns. And personally, I love it! And what’s cool is that it can present itself in different...

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Article 11.11.20

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Goals? Really? In 2020?  For many, COVID-19 has shattered many personal and collective aspirations this year, but I am grateful that the Lord continues to move in His time and in His power. For example, as a staff, we prayed that the Lord would allow us to give more resources to missions...

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Article 11.18.20

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For the past few years, the Temple family has joined Samaritan’s Purse in what we call Operation Christmas Child. The stated mission of Operation Christmas Child is “to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world, and together with the local...

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Article 11.25.20

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I’ve always loved the Psalms because of their personal, intimate nature. Indeed, so many of them could be read as individual testimonies that communicate to our own lives today. This week, Psalm 100 especially resonates with me: Make a joyful shout to the LORD, all you lands! Serve the...

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Article 12.02.20

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“We will never cease to be thankful for the members of Temple and for all they have meant and still mean to us. If you have not heard, we have received funds from the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering so we can begin building a hospital in Jibla. We are in the process of making the plans and...

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