Posts with the tag “newsletter”

Speak Truth in Love
March 26th, 2021
We serve a God of truth. Honesty, integrity, and a firm footing in eternal truths mark a genuine believer in Jesus Christ. We are warned against speaking lies in the Ten Commandments. We are told to w...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Let\'s Think About Love
February 5th, 2021
When I hear the word "love," there are several things that I think of. The first thing is the love that God has for me. God loves me so much that it is incomprehensible. In other words, I cannot fatho...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Pursuing Godliness
January 21st, 2021
When you think of becoming more like God what does that mean to you? Does it mean having more power, more money, more respect or more of what you want to be in your mind? The reason I ask this is beca...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
The Best Gift Ever
December 11th, 2020
I have received many gifts in my life, gifts for my birthday, gifts for pastor appreciation and gifts for Christmas and I am grateful for all of these gifts.  All of them have helped make my life bett...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Go Tell
December 11th, 2020
One of the most amazing things surrounding the birth of Christ is the messengers that God delivered the news too. When I read Luke 2 I marvel at the fact that God told the shepherds instead of the scr...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Be a Godly Influence
November 13th, 2020
Have you ever stopped to think about the people who have been used by God to influence your life? I was at the GA Baptist Convention Monday, and as I looked around, I noticed a couple of things, speci...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Looking Forward
October 12th, 2020
Over the next few weeks we will be preparing for our Fall Festival. I am really excited about the opportunity to meet together as the Family of God and engage those of our community that are willing t...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Stay Close to the Son
September 10th, 2020
Both the Arctic (North Pole) and the Antarctic (South Pole) are cold because they don't get any direct sunlight. The Sun is always low on the horizon, even in the middle of summer. In winter, the Sun ...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
A Special Day
August 31st, 2020
This is a special day; two things that are very special take place today. The Lord’s Supper this morning which is a special time set aside for us to remember the sacrificial death of the Lord for our ...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
How to Live in the End Times
July 31st, 2020
Over the last few years I have been amazed at how clear and complete End Time Bible prophesy has been fulfilled. It also seems that over the last few months there has been a sprint toward the finish l...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
What Now?
July 14th, 2020
It seems that each month this year has tried to “one-up” the previous months, and barely half-way through the year, it would seem that there’s more craziness around the corner. It would be so easy for...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Living in Liberty
July 8th, 2020
Last week, during my Fourth of July celebration with my family, we went to the lake to swim. During our swimming time, Elissa, my granddaughter, latched on to my back for me to swim and carry her for ...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Welcome Back!
May 31st, 2020
Welcome back to Church! It seems like it has been forever, and if you are reading this from the back of the bulletin I am so glad that you are in church today. If you are not reading this off the bull...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Thank You, Mothers
May 6th, 2020
“The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world” Is a poem by William Ross Wallace that talks about the influence a mother has on this world by shaping her children. Does a mother really have that kin...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
God Has A Plan
April 15th, 2020
I heard it said today that one of the biggest wastes of money this year was the purchase of a 2020 day planner. This year has definitely not gone as anyone planned, but we also know that our plans are...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Victory in Christ Jesus
April 8th, 2020
Can you imagine being a believer in Jesus Christ and standing at the foot of the cross and watching Him as He was being crucified? The followers of Jesus had developed a love for Him and a great hope ...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
You Are Not Forsaken
April 1st, 2020
I would like to challenge you to think about all that Jesus endured on Calvary. It started in the Garden of Gethsemane when He was betrayed by Judas Iscariot. After that He was taken to Annas, then Ca...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Our Most Important Decision
March 12th, 2020
Have you ever had trouble making a decision? One reason people have trouble making decisions is because they worry that they are going to miss out on something or that they are going to disappoint som...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
The Church's Purpose
February 25th, 2020
The Church has been given a very specific purpose: to glorify God as we lift up Jesus Christ. We should always strive to do this through our songs, our preaching, our giving, and our lifestyle. So oft...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Power of the Church
February 21st, 2020
How is the church powered? Many would look at the church building and think it is powered by electricity and propane; if I were talking about the lights and heat you would be right. But I am talking a...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
What is the Church?
February 21st, 2020
When someone says “Church” what do you think about? Do you think about the building that sits on the property at 3604 Hwy 145, or do you think about the people that gather at the building on 3604 Hwy ...  Read More
by J.T. Albea
Prepare the Way
December 10th, 2019
Over the next few weeks with this being the Christmas season we will of course be looking at the first coming of Christ. We refer to this as the incarnation of Christ because it was the time when God ...  Read More
by J.T. Albea