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Do what makes you happy, but… (pastor’s blog)

It’s advice you sometimes hear people say: just do what makes you happy. On the one hand, it’s not terrible advice—happiness is better than walking around miserable all the time. But on the other hand, it leaves the door open to individualizing morality away from God’s holiness; and it turns happiness into a god of… Continue reading Do what makes you happy, but… (pastor’s blog)

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Why should we celebrate Christmas? (pastor’s blog)

16For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. 17For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. 18Whoever believes in him is not… Continue reading Why should we celebrate Christmas? (pastor’s blog)

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Christmas Peace (pastor’s blog)

And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. ~ 1 John 4:14 It doesn’t matter if you read the gospel, the first letter, or Revelation, in all of the apostle John’s writings you will find a global focus with the message of Christ.… Continue reading Christmas Peace (pastor’s blog)

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Our Southern Baptist Missionaries (Pastor’s Blog)

When you look at the numbers, our North American Mission Board in 2013 claimed 2342 missionaries, plus 3514 chaplains and 1255 student missionaries. The International Mission Board in 2014 claims 4816 missionaries. That totals just shy of 12,000 missionaries working in various locations. I 100% believe we need missionaries like these serving on the field… Continue reading Our Southern Baptist Missionaries (Pastor’s Blog)