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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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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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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 1

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Today we continue with our new sermon series "God's Blueprint for the Church." Our 7th message, The Role of Women in the Church- part 1 focuses on God's design and the differences between Men and Women, and how Godly women should conduct themselves not only in church but in society in general. Join us again and for the next few weeks as we continue to carefully study 1s...

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Praying for The Lost

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Today we continue with our new sermon series "God's Blueprint for the Church." Our 6th message, Praying for The Lost focuses on our conduct and our need to pray for the lost and their salvation. Join us again and for the next few weeks as we continue to carefully study 1st Timothy a marvelous letter. As Paul begins to tell Timothy how to conduct oneself in the local chu...

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What were we thinking?

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Dear Members and Friends, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to our service this coming Lord's Day! A few years back, two Atlanta radio personalities were fired for their on-air mocking of former Saints football player Steve Gleason who has ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). Gleason was a Saint's icon and even has a statue of his on-field heroics outside...

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On the other side?

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Dear Members and Friends, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to our service this coming Lord's Day! Last Monday Connie and I went shopping at Costco. As I followed with the shopping cart I noticed 4 young men wearing black pants, white shirts and dark ties and name tags identifying them as Elders of the LDS Church. I was hoping to talk with them and pur...

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Coping

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to this coming Lord's day. People are coping with the current crisis in differing ways, most of which are only making matters worse. I have long held the belief that the best way to manage the anxiety and fears that arise from earthly chaos is by meditating on the peace and blessings ...

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