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Mission’s Moments (November/December 2011)

November 7, 2011 by  
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Matthew 6:6 “But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet…”

Having difficulty knowing which nations you should pray for?  Your clothing labels will provide many different suggestions.  You may even find that each piece of clothing you put on is from a different country.

The grocery store also links you to many different areas of the world as well … Read more...

Temple Teens (November/December 2011)

November 7, 2011 by  
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Ah, “The Holidays”!    I always love this time of year at Temple.  It is a busy time of year, as everyone knows, but it is also a time where we get to stop and spend time with our family & loved ones, reflect on all the blessings God has bestowed on us, and focus on Christ as we celebrate Him … Read more...

Opportunities for Service (November/December 2011)

November 7, 2011 by  
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Thanksgiving and Christmas are quickly approaching.  If you just sighed…read on!  For Christians these are special opportunities to remember and celebrate the goodness of God.  I encourage my Sunday School class to make a list of 100 things they are thankful for each year.  This is a wonderful exercise to do throughout the month of November in preparation for Thanksgiving.… Read more...

Food for Thought (November/December 2011)

November 7, 2011 by  
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Spring has sprung, summer is done, and fall has finally come. Time’s not merely marching onward, it’s proceeding at a run. We spend every single moment trying to fill life to the brim. Then, we wonder why God doesn’t speak. Maybe we’re just not listening to Him.

In our fast paced lifestyle, we try to fill every moment with some … Read more...

Awana Update 2011-2012

November 7, 2011 by  
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The AWANA Clubs of Temple Baptist Church have begun another year, and what a great start it has been! Our Clubs are for kids ages 3 thru the 8th grade and we meet in the gym every Sunday night from 5:45 until 7:15.

There are 3 parts to our night:

  1. Handbook time – this is when the clubbers memorize
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ABC = Anything But Christianity

Buckle up, because this one is going to be a DOOZIE!  Our nation’s government schools claim that education is “neutral” thanks to the “wall of separation” between the church and the state.  However, it seems that this “separation” is between the Christian church and the state.  Read on.

 In 1995,  an English teacher in an Ohio high school assigned tenth Read more...

Celebrate Christmas?

“Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.”

Without any question, if you were to ask me what my favorite holiday was as a child, I would say Christmas.  I loved everything about the Christmas season.  What wonderful memories I cherish … Read more...

When It Takes Faith to Give Thanks

All of us are prone to be thankful at the moment of blessing.  It really doesn’t take faith, however, to give thanks at a moment when we can see what God has just done.  But it really does require faith to be thankful when the outcome of a situation has not yet been revealed.  It takes faith to thank God … Read more...

Missions Moments – May/June 2011

May 2, 2011 by  
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David and Caroline Street came “home” to visit with their Temple Baptist Church family on April 6, 2011.  The Streets were a part of the Temple family while David attended Liberty Seminary.  Since graduation, the Streets have served with Village Missions and are members of our Missions family.  They are currently serving in East Marion, New York. 

Village Missions focuses … Read more...

Food for Thought – May/June 2011

May 2, 2011 by  
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The God who met with Moses on the mountain is the same God who meets with me. The God who provided the ram for Abraham provided Jesus to set me free. He’s the one great God eternal. He holds all creation in His hands. And, in His eyes I am “one of a kind”. I’ve been made a special person. … Read more...

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