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Thank you, Southern Baptists, for giving an unprecedented $154 million to the 2013 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering! When you give, you become part of one sacred effort – God’s magnificent story of redemption for mankind and for all to know Him. Through giving, your church is sending and supporting your missionaries, advancing the Gospel to […]
God has truly blessed us with our education building. This building is being used at least 6 days a week and some times seven. Our Preschool uses it 5 days a week. St. Matthew House used our education building 4 to 5 times a week. Mommie and Me use it once a week plus our […]
This upcoming Saturday (December 20th) at 5:30pm you are invited to our annual Christmas Caroling Party! Please wear your tackiest Christmas sweater. We will ride around the neighborhood singing carols for our neighbors and friends ending up back at the church of lasagna dinner! Everyone is invited.
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 5:30pm we will show the powerful, timeless and visually magnificent, “The Nativity Story”. It was the cruelest of times. Under Herod’s torturous reign, families struggled to survive and yet, in the midst of utter turmoil, a young woman’s faith was put to the test. Join Mary and Joseph on an […]
God has given us many wonderful gifts. Pastor Frank speaks from Romans 5:1-1 about the gifts of: Justification, Peace, Direct Access, and Hope.
Over the last few years you may have heard our pastors and guest speakers comment on the nickel collection that mysteriously appears on the pulpit every Sunday. These nickels are part of a concerted prayer effort by the men of the Brotherhood to pray for our church’s pastors. The nickel defense is a football formation […]
Sometimes God gives us an inconvenient situation to bring glory to him or bring about his will. Matthew 1:18-25
God sent us a gift in the form of a baby to bring us redemption and eternal life with Him. The gift of salvation is for you! John 3:16-17
Day 8: Planting seeds for planting churches Today, Lily Llambes helps others embrace the true God. But at 25, she grappled with where to place her faith when she was invited into Santeria, whose practices are similar to voodoo. Instead, she became a Christian. For nearly a decade, she and her husband, Carlos, have served […]
Day 7: Scripture planting is key When IMB missionaries Jon Gerwig* and Bradford Wotzke* moved to East Asia with their families in 2004 to share the Gospel with the Iron Peas,* the minority people group of more than 3 million had no known churches and only a handful of believers.The Iron Pea people group speaks […]
On the hills outside of Bethlehem, a family of inquisitive, energetic shepherds discovers the meaning of being part of the “royal dynasty” that will one day produce a new king for their people. As they explore what the prophets said would happen in “boring Bethlehem,” they become part of the story unfolding on the night […]
Day 6: Music makes relationships Good values weren’t enough for Linda Hamfors of Stockholm, Sweden. Linda, who grew up in an atheist family, believed Jesus was “a really amazing guy” and learned values from her parents like forgiveness, acceptance and love.But good values couldn’t sustain the singer/songwriter through the tumultuous years when her parents began […]
The Florida Marriage Amendment which defined marriage as the union of one man and one woman, and which was passed by millions of Floridians has been overturned by a handful of judges. ORLANDO, FL–The Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals panel in Atlanta, GA announced Wednesday that a judicial stay in Florida’s federal same-sex […]
Day 5: A new wave of church planters For Mitch Englehart,* it’s a beautiful sight that’s taking place in some very dirty water. The South Carolina native watches from the bank of a stagnant canal as six new believers are baptized outside a village in South Asia. Dhanwan is one of them.“I want to follow […]
Pastor Preston teaches about what the Bible says about peer pressure.
Day 4: A risk worth taking Moving a family to South Sudan, a war ground made up of daily turmoil and strife, has been a major risk, even to the point that IMB missionary Robert Lane calls in several times a day to assure his supervisor his family is still alive.Robert sees it as a […]
Day 3: Pregnant women become catalysts Women in various stages of pregnancy or post-pregnancy surround IMB missionary Nancy Potter* and some Southeast Asian health workers. They chat excitedly about the discipleship and training classes the day before, while waiting for their weekly health class.When Nancy and her husband, William,* started these pregnancy health classes to […]
Day 2: Churches share the task Mike and Heather McAfee have plans for putting wings on their vision to reach Abidjan with the Gospel.This sprawling West African city, getting on its feet again after a decade of war and turmoil, is not an easy fix. As the economic capital of Ivory Coast, more than 6 […]