Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Facts Related To Geography

A collection of interesting geographical facts, some of which I just knew, and others of which I had to research.  The Cincinnati Airport is in ... Kentucky.  The most northern point in Maine is 300 miles south of London, England.  Neither Florida nor California have...

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#ForCLT Finale — The “For The Church” Sermon Rewind

Yesterday's message ... Recognized that the "High Priestly Prayer" of John 17 is NOT a series of commands.  It's not exhortation.  Instead, it's a prayer and we get to eavesdrop in on it. Talked about how "truth bridges" are more important these days than old tribal,...

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What? ANOTHER G3 Brainstorm?

I was very excited to see these booklets around church this week. What are they? Host Guides for the How To Tell A Mountain From A Molehill series that runs from October 7-28. It's a G3 series where we invite everyone in church to grab the materials, gather friends,...

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Roger Federer’s RED Racket — And My Old Ones

The tennis world was intrigued last weekend when Roger Federer unveiled a brand new, bright red Wilson tennis racket.   It was surely the most vibrant of all the frames Federer has used through the years. Maybe he used such a brightly colored racket because of...

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For Charlotte, Week 2 — “For The City”

If at first you don't succeed ... well, you know the rest. Florence made an unwelcome visit last week, and while here she made us postpone our services and reschedule our emphases. But we're like those trees planted by living water -- we shall not be moved. So For The...

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Gospel Power

Romans 1:16-17 is a clarion call for New Testament Christians:   So the Gospel -- the life, death, resurrection, and ultimate return of Jesus -- is in a real sense "the power of God." It's a phrase I've been hearing in prayer recently: the Gospel has its own...

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Psalm 19 — Beauty At The Intersection Of Creation And Law

Psalm 19 is a glorious hymn that at first glance connects a theology of creation with a theology of worship: 1 The heavens declare the glory of God;     the skies proclaim the work of his hands. 2 Day after day they pour forth speech;     night after night they reveal...

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Storm Songs

In the wake of last weekend's encounter with Hurricane Florence, there is one subject that seems especially appropriate:  Top Five Storm Related songs. Here they are:   5. Who'll Stop The Rain, by Creedence Clearwater Revival.  At times this past weekend, it...

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