TABLETALK Devotions and Baptism

I’m thankful for the TABLETALK devotional magazine. The articles and daily reflections are filled with solid instruction in God’s Word and not the cotton candy drivel of most devotionals that at best give you little substance of spiritual value and mostly the air of humanism.  Every morning I read the TABLETALK devo and I listen

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Then came cancer – and I was terrified!

‘Then Came Cancer … I was terrified.’  Life was about to get very difficult for Connie Dever. Her soul echoed her body’s turbulence. Everything felt so desperately out of control. ‘Fears seized me and sometimes evil felt palpably close. At times I couldn’t even open my Bible – only hold it. I was at the

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So, you are thinking about becoming a church member…

How wonderful! It is certainly a very important decision—one of the most important you will ever make in your life. At first, it may seem to be a very simple choice—as they say, a “no brainer”—for there is no organization more important and no cause more noble than the church of the Lord Jesus Christ.

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The Hardest Peace

Hebrews 8:12 For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.

7 Things I Learned at Camp with my Church

Conversations are better than email or social media.  Yes, you and I both see the irony in beginning this post this way, but it is true!  There is nothing like sitting around the campfire and running out of things to talk about that gets you down to the real stuff of life, laughter and love.

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Women in the church book review

A Review | Women in the Church: An Interpretation and Application of 1 Timothy 2:9-15March 1, 2016 Scott CorbinShare:9 A Review of Andreas Köstenberger and Thomas R. Schreiner, eds. Women in the Church: An Interpretation and Application of 1 Timothy 2:9-15 Third Edition Wheaton: Crossway, 2016. 432pp. $18.99. On the writing of books on gender there

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Family Worship

More than anything in the world, Rick prized time with his children. His work sometimes took him away for extended periods of time, but he always managed to create ways to bridge the gap created by the time and distance. In fact, on one momentous trip, Rick created a videotape with 17 daily devotions on

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The Hardest Peace – Kara Tippets

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All Church Music as Participation in the Word

THE ECHOING WORD The most beautiful instrument in any Christian service is the sound of the congregation singing.  For this reason, we strive to be professionals at “participation” in singing in church and not professional musicians.  All the music at Northbridge on a Sunday morning is “folk” music.  By folk, we do not mean a particular

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How to Evangelize a Muslim

Can this be a religion of peace? Indeed, the penalty for those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and strive upon earth [to cause] corruption is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they be exiled from the

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