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Scott Brown and Rob Huddleson – (Josh. 22-Jdgs. 15; Lk. 6-9)

At 3:00 pm EST, Rob Huddleson and I are going live to discuss the things we read over the past week as we are reading through the Bible. We will be on the line for 20 minutes to give some practical insights for families for the reading from the past week in Joshua-Judges and Luke.

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A Missions Conference – Every Tribe Tongue and Nation

Would you like to grow your joy and sharpen your effectiveness in cross-cultural missions? Would you like to more faithfully join in God's invincible plan to spread the gospel to all peoples of the earth by planting churches? This missions conference is designed to help churches consider how we might increase and improve our missionary […]

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The Father Who Inclines His Ears in the Right Direction

“Give ear, O my people, to my law; incline your ears to the words of my mouth. I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings of old, which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us” (Psalm 78:1).   The first thing we notice is that a […]

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Live Webinar with Joe Dooley – (Josh. 5-12; Lk. 3-5)

At 4:00 pm EST, Joe Dooley and I are going live to discuss the things we read over the past week as we are reading through the Bible. We will be on the line for 20 minutes to give some practical insights for families for the reading from the past week in Joshua and Luke. You […]

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NCFIC Ministry Update

Right now I’m in a convoy of three vans loaded with men headed to “The Life of a Shepherd.”  in Montgomery Alabama. This is a marvelous opportunity to equip men from our local church and strengthen churches around the nation.   Our mission: We are going to state again that the Word of God alone is […]

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A Father as a Historian

The father that Asaph is advocating in Psalm 78 is a man of history and he tells the stories. He inclines his ears to “the things our fathers told us.” In God’s economy, what fathers say matters. The things they say are represented in v2 as “dark sayings of old”, and “a parable”, which means, “a story from the past.” The […]

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Born from Above

John 3:1-8 brings us the central truth of the Gospel – the necessity of the new birth. When Jesus said, “You must be born again.” He was referring to a miracle in the heart that transforms everything. Jesus makes it clear to Nicodemus that his morality and his respectability were worthless – he must be […]

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Let’s Hear It for the Small Church

Steve Wittmer has written a wonderful article on some of the blessed things small churches experience in, The Secret Small Churches Know Best.” I really loved reading this article. Please read all of it… And, savor the last paragraph as I did. He sets the stage with these opening lines, “Most Christian churches in America are […]

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Church Leaders Dinner Tonight in Van Nuys, CA

I’m headed to the Shepherds Conference at Grace Community Church tomorrow, and today I will be gathering church leaders for teaching, fellowship, and prayer in Van Nuys California. The meeting will begin at 5:30 pm and will conclude at 9:00 pm. Dinner will be provided at 6:00. Several church leaders including myself Chris Law, and […]

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A Father as a Teacher

In Psalm 78:4-8, Asaph sets an example for all fathers to be teachers when says, “We will not hide them from their children, telling to the generation to come the praises of the Lord, and His strength and His wonderful works that He has done.  For He established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law […]

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Albert Mohler on Removing Children from Worship

During the chapel service at Southern Seminary on Feb 22, 2018, Seminary President Albert Mohler made the following statement, correcting the modern church for its practice of removing children from the worship of God in the churches, “Wherever children are be found they are to be welcomed by Christ’s people. Christ’s people are to be […]

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House of Joy or House of..

Here is the story of the tragic loss of the presence of God in the hearts of those who continued lifelessly in their religious activities. We find Jesus at Passover chasing the money changers out of the Temple and declaring that the temple of His body will be destroyed and raised up in three days. […]

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House of Joy or House of..

Here is the story of the tragic loss of the presence of God in the hearts of those who continued lifelessly in their religious activities. We find Jesus at Passover chasing the money changers out of the Temple and declaring that the temple of His body will be destroyed and raised up in three days. […]

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How Hope Is Secured

The whole book of Ezra teaches us that there can be hope in the midst of ruin. Ezra 10:5-44 continues the story of hope which was declared in the first five verses where Schechaniah declares, “yet now there is hope in Israel in spite of this.” – in spite of sins committed. However, in verses 5-44, it is […]

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Pillars of Church Life, Part 1

In this first session on church membership, Scott Brown outlines the nature and activities of a church. It is the Lord Himself who defines what a church is and what it does. The problem with church life in any generation is created when the leaders become captains of their own ships and create the church […]

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