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August 14, 2018

Find Words of Wisdom in Proverbs

Find Words of Wisdom in Proverbs

The Book of Proverbs is filled with wise sayings. Proverbs 25:11, for example, says, “A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.” This single verse could be a commentary on every wise saying in the entire book.  You don’t have to spend a great deal of time reading Proverbs to […]

August 7, 2018

CONTINUE IN PRAYER

CONTINUE IN PRAYER

Wilton Harris, former member of Crabtree Valley Baptist Church went home to be with the Lord on August 4th, in Winston Salem, NC.  He had a distinguished Career in the Navy, retiring as Ship’s Cook First Class, farmed, drove a Greyhound Bus for 35 years, loved fishing and shopping for antiques with his wife of […]

July 31, 2018

Missionaries, Changing the World

Missionaries, Changing the World

On Wednesday evenings we are focusing our attention on missionaries who changed the world.  Of the six missionaries that we are presenting, not one of them would have considered themselves extraordinary.  They were in fact as human as anyone of us. They made tremendous sacrifices facing insurmountable circumstances, hardships, diseases, rejection and persecution.  Yet, not […]

July 24, 2018

Are You Going In The Right Direction?

Are You Going In The Right Direction?

On a cold snowy night a father left his home to visit a near-by bar.  Half way to the bar he heard a voice behind him. He turned in the deepening, blinding snow to see his five year old son trudging about 20 yards behind him. The father called out, “Son, what in the world […]

July 17, 2018

Tomorrow is a Dangerous Word

Tomorrow is a Dangerous Word

There are certain words that alert us to danger: Fire, hurricane, cancer, heart attack, road rage etc. While these words alert us to danger, in and of themselves, they are not necessarily dangerous words.  In fact, the use of these words can be very helpful depending upon the situation. But there is a word that […]

July 10, 2018

Missions and Missionaries

Missions and Missionaries

As our study in “Lessons from the Life of Joseph” winds down this week, some of you have been asking about our next Study.  Over the past month, that subject has been the object of my prayers.  Should I engage in the study of another Bible personality? Should I undertake the challenge of studying another […]

July 2, 2018

Is America a Nation Under God?

Is America a Nation Under God?

As we celebrate the Birthday of our Nation a question keeps ringing in my mind: Is America a Nation Under God?  In our pledge of allegiance to the US Flag we say, “One Nation Under God”.  Stamped on our currency are the words, “In God We Trust” Does a phrase in our pledge to the […]

June 26, 2018

“So then, each of us will give an account of ourselves to God”

"So then, each of us will give an account of ourselves to God"

A woman who just happened to be a Sunday School teacher had an affair which rocked the church and community. When confronted by church leaders and told that she could no longer teach her Sunday School Class, she made the statement, “What I do with my body has nothing to do with my spiritual life”. […]

June 19, 2018

Does Your Giving Reflect a Generous, Loving Heart?

Does Your Giving Reflect a Generous, Loving Heart?

Have you looked at your check book lately? Perhaps you have and perhaps you haven’t.  With credit cards, bank drafts, Online Bill Payments and Pay Pal it’s possible that you don’t use your check book as often as you once did.  Regardless of how you pay your bills, it is a wise practice to keep […]

June 12, 2018

CONTINUE IN PRAYER

CONTINUE IN PRAYER

During the past 6 months and throughout this year, our challenge is to “Continue in Prayer”.  I believe that you are doing just that.  Over the past few months new faces have appeared in our worship services. Five new members have joined the church. We gather with joy and enthusiasm to worship and fellowship together. […]

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