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Our Socially Distanced Worship Services, Sunday School, and Wednesday Night Bible Studies

As North Carolina entered into Phase Two, the deacons along with the pastor decided to begin regular Sunday morning worship. Though we are not formally meeting for Sunday school we have one adult class which is meeting each Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Call to Worship Scriptures, Offertory Scriptures, and Benediction Scriptures

At Mars Hill, during the service, there is a reading of a Scripture as our service begins (The Call to Worship), before the offering (Offertory Scripture), and to close our service (The Benediction). I know many churches are in this … Continue reading

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Suffering, Sometimes Essential

Suffering, Sometimes Essential “The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised.” Luke 9:22 (ESV) “Must suffer.” Think about that … Continue reading

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Your Valuable Personal Witness

Your Valuable Personal Witness He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Matthew 16:15 (ESV) Fun fact, Pop Secret popcorn is the official popcorn of the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort. Why in … Continue reading

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Who Are Your Enemies?

Who Are Your Enemies? Have I then become your enemy by telling you the truth? Galatians 4:16 Have you ever had someone turn on you because you told them the truth? I had that happen to me years ago when … Continue reading

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How Much Does Your Worship Cost?

How Much Does Your Worship Cost? Written February 2020 But King David said to Ornan, “No, but I will buy them for the full price. I will not take for the LORD what is yours, nor offer burnt offerings that … Continue reading

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Direction Determines Destination

Direction Determines Destination Written December 2019 5And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the LORD, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods … Continue reading

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Reading through the Bible

Reading through the Bible A few weeks back I challenged the children to read through the New Testament and as they were going to be reading through the New Testament I told them I would be going through the entirety … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture Written October 2019 “ As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today. ” (Genesis 50:20 ESV) … Continue reading

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Christians and Politics: What is a Believer to Do?

Christians and Politics: What is a Believer to Do? Written August 2019 We are living in a time where politics and the issues that surround them are basically a warzone. People are polarized, passionate, and poised to take out anyone … Continue reading

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