From the Associate Pastor – Feb 2013

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers! 2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night.
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Extreme Danger

  Have you ever heard anybody exclaim “If you want it done right, you’ve got to do it yourself!”? Some people like the thought of taking sole charge of all the facets of their life. Some pride themselves on not needing anything from anybody, being able to “get by on their...
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New Member Class @ HSBC

The Church may be defined as “The people of God partnering with God on His redemptive mission in the world.” In His wisdom and love God places each member of His Church together in order to carry out this mission. This means that there are both personal and cooperate facets to...
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Your Growth in Christ

Have you ever heard anybody exclaim “If you want it done right, you’ve got to do it yourself!”? Some people like the thought of taking charge of the all the facets of their life. Others avoid taking responsibility of many facets all together. For most, it depends on which facets...
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Optional vs. Optimal

When I determined some time ago to lose weight in an effort to improve my health, I heard somewhere that it takes six weeks to form a habit (in this case, exercise). During that period of weeks, my commitment proved to be uncomfortable. At times I even dreaded those first steps....
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Choices

“It’s all about choices son.” This statement was all too familiar to me and my 2 brothers in our teenage years. My dad had already had those heart to heart conversations a number of times, regarding a number of issues. This statement served as a simple but serious reminder to us...
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From the Associate Pastor

May 2012 When Paul writes to the church at Colossae he says “For He (God the Father) rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins… and He (Jesus) is the beginning, the firstborn...
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A Love Worth Dying For

There are a lot of messages out there that encourage us to seek love worth living for. Many of the biggest hits in music are somebody’s story in song of finding love worth living for. Around Valentine’s Day each year, there’s no shortage of cards with beautifully written messages...
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Terms & Conditions

We’ve all heard the recollections of times when “A man’s word was his bond.” We all live in a time when such cases are not the norm. There are written terms & conditions we have to read carefully & agree to before we’re authorized to use many...
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A Square Peg in a Round Hole

There are some things that are non- negotiable facts. Take for instance the illustration of the square peg in a round hole.  The fact is it’s not humanly possible to put a square peg in a round hole of the same size without altering the square peg. While we’re talking about facts...
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