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Jan 01

Considering Our Ways

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  When the people of God had become careless in their relationship with Him, the Lord rebuked them through the prophet Haggai and declared that they should “Consider your ways!” (Haggai 1:5) He had urged them to reflect on some of the things happening to them, and to evaluate their casual spirituality in light of

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Nov 22

Benefits of Gratitude

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As thanks, gratitude, and appreciation fill the air during the Thanksgiving season we should be reminded that those attitudes shouldn’t just characterize this season but should be on display always. Paul admonishes us in 1 Thessalonians 5:18- “In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Jesus Christ concerning you (KJV).” In

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Nov 16

Seeing Challenges as Blessings

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Have you ever noticed how often the challenges we face also contains a blessing in disguise? If not, perhaps you haven’t been looking closely enough! Granted, life’s challenges usually seem like inconveniences when they interrupt our schedules, or get in the way of something we want to do. Isn’t that part of the reason we

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Mar 23

The Benefit of the WORD

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  When entering into a new relationship with someone you’re curious about or interested in getting to know, would you only spend two hours once or twice a week with that person? It kind of sounds preposterous, how can you intimately know a person without spending time with them? Relationships require time, effort, and energy

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Oct 18

Pastor Appreciation Month

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For 18+ years, I have been serving in local church ministry. This trying and rewarding experience has given me a deep appreciation for the commitments, passions, and challenges of pastoral ministry. Although it seems like forever, I have served as the Senior Pastor here at SBC for 6 years. Ever since I have been serving

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Dec 22

Single During the Holiday

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Being single during the holidays can be difficult. As soon as Thanksgiving passes, the yearend holiday season is upon you and the stress begins.  You want nothing more than to share these specials times with someone, and as you look around at other happy couples, the feeling of loneliness intensifies. You start to wish for

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Aug 31

Why …

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Why is a question that plagues many of us. Why does God allow things to happen or not happen? Why is he so silent when we need to hear from him most? Why doesn’t he work things out the way we plan? Why, why, why…..What is his purpose or reason for allowing painful, difficult, cumbersome,

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Mar 09

The Benefit of a Drought

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  When we hear the word drought we often think of a period of no rain. A time when certain produce and other foods become pricier to compensate for the added cost to keep crops hydrated due to lack of rain. Ultimately the word drought has a negative connotation. Despite this, there are some benefits

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