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The Value of Knowing Jesus

A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art. They had everything in their collection, from Raphael to Picasso. They would often sit together and admire the great works they had collected. When the Vietnam conflict broke out, the son went to war. He was very courageous and died in battle […]


Joseph “A Prosperous Servant”

“And the Lord was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian. And his master saw that the Lord was with him, and that the Lord made all that he did to prosper in his hand” (Genesis 39:2-3). The story of Joseph’s life has always captured my attention in a […]



Are there several meanings to a particular passage of Scripture? Should a student of God’s Word be constantly searching for God’s meaning as well as the writer’s meaning? These are questions that deal with the hermeneutical concept of Sensus Plenior. Sensus Plenior is a Latin phrase that means “fuller sense.” It is used in theology […]


Overcoming Strongholds

We tend to pick up bad habits rather quickly. Hebrews 12:1 talks about “the sin which doth so easily beset us.” It is not hard or difficult for us to be tripped up in our lives. For this reason, many people pick up a bad habit and never seem to get victory over it. Consequently, […]


Raising Well-Balanced Children

Pastor & Mrs T. are teaching a college course on “The Christian Home” this semester. She shares a few practical thoughts on having a well-balanced home.


Achieving Excellence as a Staff Member

A must read for every church staff member – Bro. Boruff gives insightful lessons from an obscure Bible character – Joseph’s steward.


The Secret to Growth on Your Bus Route!

Looking for a shortcut for consistent growth on your bus route? Then, you will want to read this article!

New-Member Feb14

New Member Spotlight: Patrick and Thynn Wong

Get to know a newer family in our church, the Wongs.


How To Study The Bible – Part 7

Bro. Oxendine outlines three brief, but helpful thoughts on how to better study your Bible.


Stories from the Sunday School Times

Have you allowed the beautiful things in your everyday life to go unrecognized? This story illustrates the importance of appreciating our surroundings.


The Clock Is Ticking Down

2013 is quickly coming to a close, and the New Year of 2014 will be upon us! Pastor Trieber gives four areas in which we should strive to focus on as we close out this year and begin the next.


Power In the Blood

Thank God there is power in the blood! We should all be overwhelmed by the power of the blood—the power to save, the power to cleanse, and the power to change.

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