Article 2.12.20

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When God allows His people to gather collectively for worship, it is a powerful moment. Indeed, we are promised that our Lord is present where “two or three” are together in His name. This means that there is a special manifestation of His presence in and among us! Furthermore, such...

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Article 2.5.20

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Wow!  What a tremendous day this past Sunday was!  Although I was not at my best physically, I was empowered by the dynamic community of believers who gathered together. I’m so glad I did not miss it! Whether it was through the Super Bowl Mega Men’s Choir leading the...

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Article 1.29.20

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“Say not, I will study the Torah with the purpose of being called Sage or Rabbi—or to acquire fortune, or to be rewarded for it in the world to come; but do it for the sake of thy love to God.” This quote from an older Jewish teacher rests upon the desk of my...

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Article 1.22.20

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Henry Martyn once remarked, “The spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions. The nearer we get to Him, the more intensely missionary we become.” I wholeheartedly agree.  We are all grateful for God giving us a place to worship as a faith family and to study His life-giving Word...

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Article 1.15.20

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Our 2020 Goals 1100 Gospel Conversations. We hope to see at least 1100 gospel conversations take place this year. Why 1100? Our average weekly worship attendance is around 1100, so the challenge basically involves each one sharing the gospel with someone else who may not know Christ. Each...

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Article 1.8.20

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Some twenty years ago, one of our church’s forefathers, Leamon Best, stood before our congregation and declared his personal assessment of Temple Baptist Church and its future:  I marvel at the edifice [i.e. the church building] itself, but there’s more there than brick and...

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Article 1.1.20

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Centuries ago, the prophet Isaiah offered hope to a burdened, disheartened people (see Isaiah 54:1-5). And oh, how God’s children needed to hear that message! Basically, Israel had experienced loss at the hands of the Babylonians and had been carried into captivity. It had realized the...

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Article 12.18.19

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“When Life Turns Bitter.” Such was the title of a recent message preached by a handsome, intelligent, eloquent, and (obviously) humble Mississippian. If I remember correctly, he spoke of the difficulties faced by a woman named Naomi as recorded in the book of Ruth. In particular, he...

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Article 12.11.19

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“When Life Turns Bitter.” Such was the title of a recent message preached by a handsome, intelligent, eloquent, and (obviously) humble Mississippian. If I remember correctly, he spoke of the difficulties faced by a woman named Naomi as recorded in the book of Ruth. In particular, he...

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Article 12.4.19

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Justice Anderson writes, “In the early stages of the church, mission was more than a function; it was a fundamental expression of the life of the church.” In other words, the proclamation of the Gospel naturally grew out of early believers’ identity in Christ and their...

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