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Archive | October 28th, 2016

On Voting – fourth in a series – by Pastor Tedd

Published October 28, 2016

It’s a humbling thing to consider the matter of voting. + If you voted in 2012, you were one of more than 120 million Americans who cast ballots. + Seeing the political signs in the front yards of my neighborhood, it appears I’ll be cancelling out their vote & they mine. + Even our church family will not likely vote as a solid block. I plan to write in a man’s name for president; I’d guess some church members have a 3rd Party Candidate who will receive their vote; still others will vote for one of the mainline candidates. Some […]

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Past elections: ‘dire’ Christian predictions not new

Published October 28, 2016

INTRO from PASTOR TEDD… This article is a good reminder that believers ultimately are people who hope in God and shape their lives in accordance with the promised return of Christ (Titus 2:11-14; I John 3:1-3). Sadly, there’s something about presidential elections that tempt us to forget who’s actually in control. We end up making truth claims about the future we really have no business saying. In II Timothy 3 the Apostle Paul tells Timothy what it will be like in the last days (and it ain’t pretty!). But then he gives these quieting, authoritative words: “You however, continue on in […]

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LifeWay pulls Hatmaker books over LGBT views

Published October 28, 2016

INTRO from PASTOR TEDD…  An article about LifeWay pulling books and study materials of popular author and speaker Jen Hatmaker may seem an odd thing to post on our website. I bring it to your attention for two reasons: First, with the internet and social media (Facebook, etc), people have the opportunity to have an immense influence and gain a following, virtually from around the world. For example, more than 600,000 people connect (‘friend’) Hatmaker on Facebook. It used to be that what someone was saying in the name of Christ (sound or unsound, true or false) would require time to […]

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