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There is no Perfect Church

Col 1:18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead. There is no perfect church though every authentic church is built upon a perfect Savior. He is the founder of … Continue reading

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Flower Mound,Texas

Today I was privileged to fill the pulpit at the Grace Baptist Church in Flower Mound, Texas. This church is just about six minutes from where I live. Their beloved pastor John Gillespie, died unexpectedly last February. They have just … Continue reading

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Everett, Washington

For the last three days several hundred of us (mostly pastors, missionaries and evangelists) have been the guests of Bible Baptist Church, Everett Washington. Erik Sanders is the pastor. The church was the host or the Global Independent Baptist Fellowship … Continue reading

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Auburn Washington

September 16, 2012. Today was Round Up Day at Valley Bible Baptist Church. I  preached in the AM & PM service and taught a Bible lesson in the SS class  to the adults. The church served a generous home cooked … Continue reading

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I Never Got What I Wanted: A Poem

 Dr. Ryken in his commentary on Exodus 20:17 (You shall not covet…) quotes the following poem: It was Spring, but it was Summer I wanted The warm days and the great outdoors It was Summer, but it was Fall I … Continue reading

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Olympia, Washington

      Robert Lewis  Rick Wilder   Rick and Cyntia Wilder     Merri, Jonathan, Ethan Copeland On Wednesday, September 12, I preached from Philippians 4 about “Giving and Receiving” at the Olympia Bible Baptist Church, Olympia Washington. There was a very healthy group … Continue reading

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Puyallup, Washington

On Sunday, September 9, 2012, I taught Sunday School and preached in both the AM and PM services at Bible Baptist Church in Puyallup, Washington. Marvin Mckenzie is the pastor of the church. the services were well attended and the altar … Continue reading

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The Problem

Churches often face insurmountable odds in providing a sanctuary for troubled souls for a number of reasons. Sometimes in the chain of events that occurs after the Word is preached and received corruption sets in. There are numerous reasons for … Continue reading

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‘Twill All Be Right At Last

Pray on, pray on. O weary not, Tho’ great thy conflict be; Look bravely up, and trust in Him Whose love abides with thee. Remember how He led thee forth, Thro’ toils and dangers past; Tho’ yet unanswered is thy … Continue reading

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I Met God In The Morning

When I was a teenage boy going to bible college in the Akron Baptist Temple, my aunt Ida sent me this poem. At the time I was intimidated and lonely being away from home and in a big city with … Continue reading

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