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The Path Across the Border

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Dear Friends, In 1941, when the Nazis began brutalizing the Jews of France, the parents of Maurice, 12, and Joseph Joffo, 10, told them they would be sending them to live with relatives in unoccupied France. Each was given 5,000 francs, or about 10 dollars, to pay his way on the train. They would travel to the border town of Dax, and then find a way to cross the border ...

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Qualifications for and Elder" Part 2

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As we continue with our sermon series "God's Blueprint for the Church." In our 11th message, Qualifications for an Elder - Part 2. We continue to focus on God's leadership design for His church and the different roles within the church and who is eligible and what qualifications are required for the different ministries and areas of the church. The effectiveness of the ...

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COMMUNITY SERVICE

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Through love serve one another. Galatians 5:13b, NKJV How do we serve our communities? Do we need to get involved in local politics? Do we need to be wealthy and connected? What is the best way to serve our communities? I'm going to share how I got involved in helping my community by volunteering in an area I love and know very well. I became a member of the American Ins...

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A Priceless Treasure

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Dear Friends, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to theLord's Day. The other day I read a revealing news story about an exceptionally rare 15th century porcelain bowl made in China that somehow turned up at a Connecticut yard sale and sold for just $35. Later its value was determined and the bowl was auctionedoff for nearly $722,000. The article read: "The...

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Qualifications for an Elder - Part 1

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Today we continue with our sermon series "God's Blueprint for the Church." In our 10th message, Qualifications for an Elder - Part 1. We focus on God's design and the different roles within the church and who is eligible and what qualifications are required for the different ministries and areas of the church. The effectiveness of the church and the gospel of Jesus Ch...

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SCIENCE FAIR JUDGING

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In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1 KJV If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life. I was an engineer and my area of expertise is aerospace. Yes, I worked with rockets and I enjoyed myself tremendously. One of my pleasures for many years was judging local and regional science fairs involving elementary, junior high, and h...

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Have you been with Jesus?

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Dear Friends, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to theLord's Day. The first recorded missionaries of the early church were Peter and John.Following the Day of Pentecost when the church began with the Holy Spirit indwelling believers, these two went out and about spreading the gospel.Later, Peter and John were arrested, because of their witness for Christ. ...

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Who is in Charge? Elders!

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Today we continue with our sermon series "God's Blueprint for the Church." Our 9th message, Who is in Charge? Elders! We focus on God's design and the different roles within the church and who is responsible for the different ministries and areas of the church. Ask the average American Christian, "Who's in charge of the church?" and most would answer, "The pastor is." A...

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AWANA SCHOLARSHIP CAMP

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You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. Deuteronomy 6:7, NKJV Ah, some of our most cherished memories can be traced back to our summer camps, like roasting marsh mellows, swimming in a river, staying up late, meeting new friends, and spending tim...

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It's our business to please cranks!

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Dear Friends, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to theLord's Day. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Fred Harvey was a name almost every American knew. He came from Britain to America and made his mark in the food industry. Working with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroads, he built a chain of restaurants across the great Southwest which becam...

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The Role of Women in the Church- Part 2

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Today we continue with our new sermon series "God's Blueprint for the Church." Our 8th message, The Role of Women in the Church Part 2 focuses on God's design and the differences between Men and Women, and how God sees women in ministry and how to conduct themselves not only in church but in society in general. First Timothy 2:11-15 is undoubtedly the most important and...

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CAMP DISH WASHER

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Thou shalt not eat any abominable thing. Deuteronomy 13:2 When I retire I am going to To many of us retirement is painted as a time to relax, sleep-in, watch TV, travel, etc. But as always, our plans not always match up with God's plans for our lives, even in retirement. Shortly after I retired, I volunteered and started spending a week each summer as a camp dish washer...

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God's Unfailing Love!

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Dear Friends, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to theLord's Day. George Matheson (1842-1906) was a Scotsman who exhibited a quick mind and a fervent devotion to the Lord. Sensing God's call on his life, he began to train for the ministry, but his already poor eyesight began to fail. He raced through studies at the University of Glasgow and graduated a...

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