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A Word From the Pastor - July 25 2018

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Prayer is one of the greatest privileges we have as Christians, but it is sadly one of the most neglected gifts in Christianity today. Many believers take for granted that they can speak with the King of the universe any time they want to. Let me encourage you to evaluate your spiritual life and...

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A Word From the Pastor - July 18 2018

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What distinguishes Baptist churches from other denominations? Well the biggest difference is theological: Believer’s Baptism. We believe that only those who have made a decision to follow Jesus Christ should be baptized. However, that isn’t the only thing that distinguishes Baptist...

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A Word From the Pastor - June 20 2018

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Please, everyone, remember that our services are moving to 10 am on Sunday mornings! We want everyone there. So set your alarm a little earlier and come and worship with your church family!   My sermon on Sunday will come from Mark 15. This will be our final week in the book of...

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A Word From the Pastor - June 13 2018

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Father’s Day is Sunday! I’m excited that we not only get to celebrate our earthly fathers, both spiritual and biological dads, but we also have the privilege to celebrate our heavenly Father. I have a great dad who is always willing to help me no matter what I’m dealing with...

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A Word From the Pastor - May 30 2018

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A work in progress. That’s what we all are. None of us has arrived, and none of us has all the answers. Rather, we come together as a community and chip away at the imperfections in one another through this practice of living life together. The great renaissance artist/inventor...

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A Word From the Pastor - May 23 2018

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Humility ultimately begins when I realize that I can do nothing apart from Christ. His supernatural empowering of his children through the Holy Spirit is what enables me to accomplish anything of eternal significance. The moment we take our eyes off of that, our spiritual lives become a show...

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A Word From the Pastor - May 15 2018

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Do you want to be different? I mean really different? Do you want to accomplish things that last well beyond your lifetime? Do you want to be remembered as a man or woman of God for generations? Do you want to have a Gospel impact that reaches far beyond Edgefield, South Carolina, or even the...

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A Word from The Pastor - April 25 2018

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The other day, I had a friend relay to me a terrible story of how a former friend was now spreading hurtful rumors about him to their mutual acquaintances. The hurt in his voice and eyes was obvious. Gossip is a huge problem within the American culture and across the globe. In fact, gossip has...

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A Word from The Pastor - April 18 2018

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Hiring new pastors at a church is a daunting task for many church members. The thought of finding a new minister to replace one that was so well loved can seem like an insurmountable hurdle. However, we must remember that if God has called Rob to a new church, then He has called a new man here...

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A Word from The Pastor - April 11 2018

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In light of the incredible amount of fake news I’ve seen over the past year, I’m re-sending a Herald Article I wrote last year. I hope you will find it encouraging and challenging. Over the past few years, I have grown increasingly concerned over the proliferation of fake news on...

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