Article 9.23.20

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Life on Mission. Every day, Christ followers are called to embrace His mission and declare His good news. No one is exempt from the task; no one is excused from the responsibility. There are no “second-class” citizens of God’s Kingdom. Moreover, there are no hired professionals...

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Article 9.2.20

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Recognizing God’s gracious deliverance, the Psalmist declared, “Then they cry out to the Lord in their trouble, and He brings them out of their distresses. He calms the storm, so that its waves are still. Then they are glad because they are quiet . . . Oh, that men would give thanks...

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Article 9.9.20

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While the official start of autumn is a couple of weeks away, fall has already made an early appearance in Ruston.  Sure, the reprieve from the summer heat is one indicator that a new season is upon us, but the busy university campuses are an even greater sign that fall is here.  No...

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Article 9.16.20

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“Would you pray for Anne?” It was a simple request I offered before our Old Testament survey class began. You see, we always prayed together at the beginning of our Bible classes at Blue Mountain College, and we students regularly shared what was on our hearts for that intercessory...

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Article 8.26.20

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For some years, Temple Baptist Church has extended the invitation for individuals to gather around the Word. Pastors like Dr. Robert Magee and Dr. Rick Byageron emphasized the centrality of the biblical witness in our faith and practice, and they systematically taught through the Scripture...

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Article 8.19.20

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Albert Einstein supposedly proposed, “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” I am not sure that the great thinker had fully deciphered time’s purpose or its effect. To be honest, it often seems like everything is happening at once; and in...

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Article 8.12.20

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Over the past few months, we have been sent to those people right around us—our family, friends, coworkers, neighbors, etc. I am especially mindful of the opportunities many of us have as we prepare for the start of school. Just this past weekend, our volunteers (or...

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Article 7.29.20

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“You never answered my question,” declared my eight-year-old daughter. “What question?” I inquired. “The one I asked you a minute ago,” she responded. “Are you sure you asked me a question? I didn’t hear it,” I stated straightforwardly...

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Article 8.5.20

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Excitement! Energy! Expectancy! You could sense it in our midst this past Sunday. From The Journey Place to the Youth Room to Fellowship Hall to the Sanctuary to the gathering, there was a spirit of renewal pervading our campus. And how welcomed that Spirit was! Perhaps the return of families...

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Article 7.22.20

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“Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of Me. . . . This cup is the new covenant in My blood. This do, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me” (1 Corinthians 11:25 NKJV). Jesus’ words constituted a command for His followers to take...

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