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Blue Ocean Strategy by Bob Thompson

July 9th, 2018

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Whom are we overlooking? What strategies for Spread have we not considered? Habakkuk 2:12-20   A summer of oceans Most of the past week Linda and I spent with my mother and other extended family in and around Suffolk, Virginia. Much of that time was spent in conversation in the living room, over meals, and […]

Come, Taste and See by Bob Thompson

July 2nd, 2018

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“Evangelism is one beggar telling another beggar where to find bread.”  (D. T. Niles) Psalm 34   Spread “What would it look like to spread God’s love extravagantly?” That’s the question we’re raising this month at Corinth. What does it look like to spread? One of the images we’re using to illustrate Spread is peanut […]

The Face of Contentment by Bob Thompson

June 25th, 2018

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In all this I win, because Christ empowers me. Philippians 4:10-23   A friendship letter This morning we have heard “Paul in Chains,” listening to Paul’s letter to the Philippians as if Paul himself were speaking to us. Rev. Duffy Roberts, who portrayed Paul, has been a friend to Linda and me for about a […]

What To Do With Your Worry by Bob Thompson

June 18th, 2018

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Worry is being pulled apart.  God puts you back together when you pray. Philippians 4:2-9   What I know I know something about you that I’m getting ready to tell everyone, and it might feel a little uncomfortable to be exposed like this in a crowd. You had hoped to come to church and keep […]

One by Bob Thompson

June 11th, 2018

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What’s your “one”? Philippians 3:12-4:1   Singular passion The subject of my sermon introduction won’t surprise most of you. Linda and I have just returned from Hawaii. Hawaii’s a beautiful place and, from a distance anyway, a scary place right now when you see videos of the lava flow. There were many experiences of travel […]