Forward Living

Published August 4, 2013

Dear Church Family: I’m wrapping up my first full-time month with you. From my perspective it has been a good one. I’ve been able to visit with a number of you in your homes or over a meal or on the phone. It has been an encouragement to me to hear of God’s grace in your lives – through many dangers, toils and snares many of you have already come, or are coming! Years ago, I remember hearing the story of a pastor who was visiting members of his congregation and at one stop, the mother – trying to make […]

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“Let’s Not Waste the Opportunity of Being Ordinary Oddballs”

Published July 1, 2013

Note from Pastor Tedd: The following was written by Trevin Wax, Managing Editor of The Gospel Project at LifeWay Christian Resources. This is an edited version originally posted on the Gospel Coalition website ( Mr. Wax’s Christ-exalting perspective highly encouraged me in regards to the cultural environment our Lord has placed us in. The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act serves as a boost to ongoing efforts to legalize same-sex marriage across the nation. Christians believe marriage is defined by God and recognized by government. But many today believe marriage is defined by government and […]

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“What Jesus knew and when did he know it”

Published June 3, 2013

  John 2:24, 25 – But Jesus on his part did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people and needed no one to bear witness about man, for he himself knew what was in man. We live in a media age that regurgitates famous lines from the past to address current events. For example: Almost 40 years ago a famous question came out of the Watergate hearings: “What did the President know and when did he know it?” I just did a Google search and noticed that then-Sen. Howard Baker’s line has been revived and applied to […]

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