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Prayer as a First Resort by bob

August 31st, 2014

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We don’t have to know what to pray, but we need to train our minds to pray first. Acts 12:5-19 August 31, 2014 Treble hooks and trouble – Pastor Paul Cummings When anything great or terrible happens, people think, “What do I have and who do I know?” If something great happens, like making the team, […]

Israel – Land and People by bob

August 30th, 2014

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(For a print copy of the accompanying Power Point to this written lecture, a copy of the audio CD, or a DVD of the narrated Power Point, e-mail [email protected]) Three years ago when Linda and I traveled to Israel, we came upon a chart in a tunnel near the southwest corner of the Temple Mount […]

Your Marriage and Your Teens by bob

August 27th, 2014

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This week and in the weeks to come, our church and many others will begin a process lasting 1-2 years we call “Confirmation.”  Throughout my 25 years as a pastor, I have invested significant time in these Middle School age kids.  I’ve always loved that age. The older I get, though, I wonder if I […]

Why God Has No Favorites by bob

August 17th, 2014

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Maybe we can learn a little something from God. Acts 10:34-48 August 17, 2014 A world of prejudice There has been no shortage of opportunities for me this year to confront the devastating impact of unchecked racial and religious prejudice.  Most if not all of you have shared these opportunities either directly or vicariously. Last […]

Homecoming at Crooked Run Baptist Church – Winnsboro, SC Acts 9:1-19 August 10, 2014 On the way It is hard for me to believe it’s been more than 35 years since Linda and I worshiped with you at Crooked Run Baptist Church.  Let me tell you how we got here. When I arrived at Columbia […]