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Oh, the Horror!

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Yesterday, the U.S. Senate rejected a bill proposed by Senator Ben Sasse (R)-NE (Nebraska) entitled the “Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act”. This bill would have required abortionists to provide medical care for babies who survived the abortion procedure. Live Action...

Sexual Abuse in the SBC

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Dear Church Family, We had a meeting this past Sunday night (2/17/19) that dealt with a recent report from the Houston Chronicle regarding sexual abuse among Southern Baptist churches. The Houston Chronicle conducted a 6-month study/investigation and found that over the past 20 years...

Nashville Statement

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Dear Church Family,This week the Nashville Statement was released regarding a biblical view of sexuality.  The statement was well crafted, biblical, and irenic.  I would ask you to read it and pray, that we would stand with grace, dignity, and love during this time, when to quote the...

She Said No to the Joy of Marital Companionship

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At Christmas we give to missions through the Lottie Moon World Christmas Offering which supports 4500 missionaries with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.  Charlotte Diggs (Lottie) Moon was a young woman who grew up in a privileged home in Virginia and...

John Owen

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Today is the anniversary of the death of my favorite Puritan, John Owen. Owen died on August 24, 1683 at the age of 67. My love and esteem for this man is so profound that when our son was born, Sara and I named Zack after John Owen; Zachary Owen Brown. Many of my heroes in the faith have been...

Planned Parenthood and the Dividing Line

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Planned Parenthood, according to their own website, “offers extensive information on birth control and all aspects of sexual and reproductive health.” Last year, Planned Parenthood performed 324,000 abortions and received almost $54 million in subsidies from the U.S. government (The...

A Legacy of Courage and Hope

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Sixty years ago today on January 8, 1956, five young men were martyred by the Auca Indians in the jungles of Ecuador. Their names have become etched in the collective memories of God’s people since that time. Ed McCully, Nate Saint, Pete Fleming, Roger Youderian, and Jim Elliot. Jim Elliot...

The Clemson Bandwagon

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A bandwagon is “a particular activity or cause that has suddenly become fashionable or popular”.In sports, the term “bandwagoner” is used derisively of an individual who suddenly becomes a devotee of an up and coming and winning program. I have been accused of...

Remember Those Who are Persecuted

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One way we resist the devil and his overtures is to understand that we are part of a universal church of brothers and sisters who profess faith in the strong reality of the crucified, resurrected, and ascended Christ. Part of my resistance to the devil’s schemes is to know that I have...

Pray for Our Nation

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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...

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