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February Bulletins

February 18th:  “Covenant” 1 Samuel 20:1-23  [Bulletin] The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run into it and are safe. – Prov. 18:10 February 11th:  “Lord, Help Me to Pray”  Ephesians 3:14-21  [Bulletin] Paul does not see prayer as merely a way to get things from God but as a way to get more of God Himself. – Timothy Keller…

Atlanta Mission Update (Selph)

Update from November 2017 There are two new initiatives we are launching into… Panera Bread Doughnations – Can you believe it? We get to go to a Panera Bread store in downtown Atlanta two Friday nights a month at 10:00PM and pick up all the bread products they have left over from that day. And there is lots of it! We use some…

January Bulletins

January 28th:  “Envy”  1 Samuel 18:6-30  [Bulletin] It’s really hard for envy to hide in a grateful heart. – Joe Rigney, Professor at Bethlehem College and Seminary January 21st:  “Not Simply with Words, but with Power!”  1 Thess. 1:1-10  [Bulletin] Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Him Who is the Head, that is, Christ.…

December Bulletins

December 31st:  “Passion and Fire for the Lord in 2018”  Isaiah 6  [Bulletin] Ring out the darkness from the land; Ring in the Christ that is to be. – Inscription on old abandoned church bell in U.S. embassy in Beijing, China December 24th:  “The King’s Kingdom”  Isaiah 9:7  [Bulletin] Born Thy people to deliver, born a child…

Encouragement from the Psalms!

Cornerstone Family – Let me encourage you to enjoy this Christological reading of the Psalms. Luther had memorized most of the Psalms and understood, taught, and preached Christ as the Lord’s Anointed Who is praying these Psalms. Delight yourself with Timothy Keller as he highlights the gospel from these daily readings. Let’s encourage each other…

Southern Arizona Mission Update (Korties)

Kortie Update August 2017 Report From Tucson, Arizona Dear Friends and Family, “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6 We are still in a holding pattern as far as moving goes,…

Christ’s Prayer for His People – Charles Spurgeon

From Charles Spurgeon’s “Christ’s Prayer for His People” Sermon No. 47, Delivered October 21, 1855 There was once a poor man in a small country town who had not all the sense people usually have, but he had sense enough to be a great drunkard and swearer as God would have it, he once listened to a poor woman, who was singing—…

Atlanta Mission Update (Selph)

Update from April 2017 Neighborhood – a friend of ours here in Atlanta offered to bring full Easter dinners on the Saturday prior and go with us to distribute to needy families with whom we are building relationships in our neighborhood. What a joy to take those 15 rotisserie chickens and all the trimmings (those…

The Songs of Jesus

Another golden nugget from Pastor Timothy Keller’s The Songs of Jesus: “Read Psalm 51:14-19. ‘14 Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God, you who are God my Savior, and my tongue will sing of your righteousness. 15 Open my lips, Lord, and my mouth will declare your praise. 16 You do not delight…

Atlanta Mission Update (Selph)

March 2017 Update This paragraph, which I wrote in our December 2015 update, I want to say again…As I write these updates that many of you have expressed appreciation for, I want you to know that I am mindful of the danger of parading our works before men. I struggle with sharing some of what…