Monthly Archives: August 2018

A Flourishing Church

Jesus has called us to deny ourselves by taking up our crosses and following Him (Matt. 16:24). At the end of the sermon Sunday, I posed the following question: Could it be, that if more church members were committed to … Continue reading

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George Liele: A Historical Baptist Figure You Need To Know

In light of our recent Missions Emphasis Sunday, I wanted to introduce you to an early, arguably the first, Baptist missionary. In their Baptist history text authors Anthony Chute, Nathan Finn, and Michael Haykin provide a good introduction. They wrote: … Continue reading

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Make, Mature, and Multiply

With our Missions Emphasis Sunday approaching this weekend, hear the concluding words of Andreas Kostenberger and Peter O’Brien’s, Salvation to the Ends of the Earth. They said: This mission of God’s people within the world is to be understood with…an … Continue reading

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Comfort vs. Covenant

Brandon (my wife) and I were recently watching a game show where the contestants were asked; “If you knew you were going to die tomorrow what would you do tonight?” One of the first answers given was, “I’d go shopping.” … Continue reading

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Unsinkable Hope

What is hope? Typically when used today, the word hope means nothing more than wishful thinking. Examples of this would include, “I hope it doesn’t rain today” or “I hope my team wins tonight.” In stark contrast is the Biblical … Continue reading

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