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What You Aren’t Able to Do

Everyone at sometime or another come across something they simply cannot do.  The Hebrews were unable to part the Red Sea, yet God made a way for them to cross.  God’s power was demonstrated again in order that they would be free from the Egyptians who had enslaved them.  By faith the people passed through[…]

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Treasure

God has given us the priceless gift of salvation!  How incredible is this gift?  Jesus describes it with a parable in Matthew 13:45-46.  He describes a man who found an incredible valuable pearl and sold all he had to own this very this pearl.  Read that again…This man sells EVERYTHING just to own this pearl! […]

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Believing the Best About Others

We all have trials and tribulations.  The things that most of us worry about statistically do not happen.  When something does however, it can be enough to cause one to feel emotionally and spiritually gutted.  This can occur if multiple problematic circumstances continue to occur.  It can cause one to solemnly think that they never[…]

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Mercy

Forgiveness is one of those ideas that’s really hard to talk about and even more difficult to really do.  Because at the heart of it it goes beyond the words you say to, well, the heart.  Jesus shares a story of the Unmerciful Servant in Matthew 18:21-35.  A man is forgiven an unimaginable amount and[…]

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Providence Network

Last Sunday it was announced that Denise and I would be moving to Denver to work with Providence Network. Providence Network has been working in transitional housing in Denver for 30 years. They currently have 4 properties and are adding a fifth. We will be the Directors of the new transitional home that is being[…]

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The Mustard Seed

I LOVE parables! I bought a book of parables in college that challenged my thought process and my expected reality. A good parable presents really BIG ideas in small, bite size, and sometimes confusing stories that you can easily visualize. Jesus is the perfect example of how to tell a good parable. We’ll be looking[…]

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“Thank You”

Dear Central Church of Christ, Thank you so much for your gift to help the people of Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The most beautiful thing about your gift is that your gave it in the name of Jesus. Because of people like you, we are able to not only help people physically,[…]

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Psalm 113: How Long?

It seems like the world is in a pretty chaotic time. There’s a lot of hurt and struggle, a lot of pain, a lot of hate. It’s during times like this that we can catch ourselves asking and wondering: How long, Lord. How could you let these things happen? When will you come through and[…]

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Skate Night

Sunday, October 29th from 5pm-7pm At the Skate Ranch in Lufkin Everyone is invited!  Bring a friend and join us for games, treats, concessions, devo and skating.  Friendly costumes are welcome! ALL skaters must sign up in the Kids or Youth Wing, Angel Keepers or Foyer by Oct. 26 for free skating & snack.  Adult[…]

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VBS 2017 (June 10th – June 14th)

Take an adventure with Buck Denver and friends! From VeggieTales® and What’s in the Bible? creator Phil Vischer and developed in partnership with Kidzmatter, Galaxy Buck is a wild, galactic adventure that teaches kids a powerful lesson about trusting God with everything – even our dreams! Buck Denver has a dream to share the good news about[…]