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Rain for the Soul

Posted by Andy Boyer on

This past Sunday I had the privilege of preaching from Isaiah 55.  We observed God’s invitation to feast on his word, so that our soul may live.  In verses 10-11 God declares that just as the rain provides life and nourishment to the natural world, the Bible provides life and...

Summer Must Read: Delighting in the Trinity

Posted by Leland Brown on

Got time for a short, edifying, and enjoyable book on the nature of God this summer? Delighting in the Trinity is a must read (and an easy one!) for anyone who longs to understand more of God’s nature and enjoy more of God’s beauty.  Before I summarize and review...

American Insanity and Gospel Identity

Posted by Leland Brown on

In his informative news podcast The Briefing, Al Mohler noted two articles that appeared ironically together on the front page of the New York Times on June 17th. One described an emerging discussion about gender reassignment surgery, saying that “the question is no longer...

Pray for Our Nation

Posted by Buster Brown on

As the July 4th weekend approaches please pray for our nation. As you pray read through the proclamation appointing a national fast day proposed by President Lincoln adopted by the US Senate on 3/30/1813. ___________________________________________________   PROCLAMATION...

Responding to the Redefinition of Marriage

Posted by Buster Brown on

Dear Church Family, During these somber days of the redefinition of marriage we must prayerfully ask the Lord to make 1 Peter 3:15 a true reality for Christ followers. “but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks...

Charleston Proud

Posted by Buster Brown on

On Sunday night, I was one of the almost 20,000 who walked the Ravenel Bridge in support of Emanuel AME Church as we remembered the nine people who were murdered this past Wednesday night, June 17. It was a wonderful display of a community coming together. I was honored to be in attendance...

Knowing Reverend Clementa Pinckney

Posted by Daniel Dukes on

 On a personal note, Reverend Clementa Pinckney, Senior Pastor at Emmanuel A.M.E. Church, and state senator was a very close friend of mine.  I met with him on Monday at Emmanuel in the same room where he and 8 congregation members were murdered. I saw him briefly in the statehouse...

#prayforcharleston

Posted by Van Barnhill on

Last night, 21-year-old Dylan Roof walked into Emanuel AME Church in downtown Charleston, SC where he shot and killed nine people. This morning, authorities announced that they had arrested Roof in Shelby, NC. While Roof’s capture provides a partial closure to the shooting itself, today is...

Pray for Charleston

Posted by Buster Brown on

This morning I studied Psalm 137:1: "By the waters of Babylon, there we sat and wept, when we remembered Zion." As the writer reflected on the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem, and the slaughter of the people, he grieved deeply. There is a time for deep sorrow as we remember the...

Confusion Vs. Biblical Clarity

Posted by Buster Brown on

The Baptist Faith and Message 2000 states:  “Man is a special creation of God, made in his own image. He created them male and female as the crowning work of his creation. The gift of gender is thus part of the goodness of God’s creation.” (III...

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