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Faith & Encouragement

So what’s the story here? What does the Bible say about cremation? Is it okay for believers to be cremated after they die?

Posted on
January 22, 2020
by
Dr. John Beck
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“That’s not fair.” Do those words sound familiar? I bet they do! We have all said them or we have heard someone else say them. They are most often heard on the lips of a grade school-age kid or a teen...

Posted on
September 5, 2019
by
Dr. Jeff Williams
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In his book, Prayer: Does it Make Any Difference, Philip Yancey told the story of a young woman who visited daily a violent prison in South Africa.

Posted on
August 2, 2019
by
Dr. John Beck
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As far back as I can remember, I have always loved the church. My home church was North End Baptist Church, Port Arthur, Texas where I attended Sunday morning, Sunday night and Wednesday night.

Posted on
July 25, 2019
by
Keith Mcgee
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The question “Do you believe this,” is a question that everyone who ever walks the face of this third rock from the sun has to answer.

Posted on
April 19, 2019
by
Dr. Jeff Williams
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Do you remember the parable of the Seed Sower? That story is the beginning of Matthew 13. There Jesus told the story of a farmer sowing his seeds.

Posted on
March 26, 2019
by
Dr. John Beck
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Waiting is not something I do very well. Most of us can remember when we were growing up waiting for that special present on Christmas Day.

Posted on
March 6, 2019
by
Keith Mcgee
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Hello! My name is Jared and I am a functional introvert! I learned this about myself long ago and I have had to find ways to cope with this reality.

Posted on
January 31, 2019
by
Jared Gregory
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I’ve always had kind of a love/hate relationship with the various “super-glues” out there. How many times have you attempted to repair an object with a “super glue” only to have the glue not work at all on the object, but stick your fingers together like there’s no tomorrow?

Posted on
December 3, 2018
by
Dr. John Beck
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As the professor approached the main square of the campus, he glanced across the way and noticed a man in blue overalls pumping water from a well. An hour later, after his lecture, he was surprised to see the man still pumping.

Posted on
October 3, 2018
by
Dr. John Beck
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Waiting can bring a sense of expectation and anticipation. There are times that I see God answer my prayers right away. Then, there are those other times when my prayers linger and answers seem far away.

Posted on
September 19, 2018
by
Doyle Lowry
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When I was in high school, I remember throwing out my back one day because I overloaded my backpack with textbooks. Instead of emptying it between classes, I carried all of my books the entire day.

Posted on
September 4, 2018
by
Kyle Wassom
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Some people like to be in charge while others prefer to let someone else take the lead. For most of my life, I have been in roles where I was “in charge.”

Posted on
August 22, 2018
by
Dr. Jeff Williams
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One of the many changes I’ve witnessed in church life is how we dress for a worship service. As a child, I remember that men always wore suits and ties, and the ladies always wore dresses.

Posted on
July 26, 2018
by
Dr. John Beck
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