Monthly Archives: September 2014

Tribute To My Father-In-Law

You probably don’t see many of these kind of tributes. In this day and era, it is more common to trash in-laws and put down the extended family than to thank God for them. But, today, I want to thank God … Continue reading

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It’s Not an NFL Problem

This was written prior to this week’s issues regarding Adrian Peterson or the latest allegation announced on September 17 about Cardinal player Jonathon Dwyer.  It is officially an epidemic, but not just in the NFL. People are furious at Roger … Continue reading

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Reaching The Unchurched

Our staff has been busy thinking, studying, and praying about how to reach the unchurched.  As part of that study, we read the book, “The Rise of the Nones,” by James Emory White, which stimulated my thinking and contributed to … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Poverty

FSBCA is in a neighborhood of increasing poverty.  Sometimes, people are poor due to circumstances totally beyond their control.  Sickness or injury hits and destroys earning potential.  Medical bills destroy savings and lead to debt.  Layoffs hit and new jobs … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Die?

Last Sunday, I preached a message on, “What Happens When a Believer Dies?”  It was based on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, an excellent and encouraging passage.  I want to further explain my thoughts from Sunday which are based on both the … Continue reading

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