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Letters to the Pacific Rim

In a few weeks our team will be heading out to the Pacific Rim. Letters to the students at the boarding house are due to the Church office by July 22. I have been asked, 'What do I say?' There is no right or wrong answer to this question. But let me offer a few suggestions. Avoid politics or anything related to religious controversy where Christians are in the minority....

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What Pastor Blair Has Been Reading (from April 2018 through June 2018)

What Pastor Blair Has Been Reading (from April 2018 through June 2018) Brand, Chad. Flourishing Faith: A Baptist Primer on Work, Economics, and Civic Stewardship. Grand Rapids: Christian's Library Press, 2012. This book is within a series on how various denominations view the concepts of work and government. Brand writes from the standpoint of a committed Baptist. H...

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Food

This Sunday afternoon we will be having our annual church-wide picnic at the home of Matt and Amelia Kelly. I am looking forward to it and I hope you are also for a better reason than the first two items in the title. I am sure we will have great food (Kevin Hammond the Grill Master will be cooking the burgers and the dogs). And I am sure Matt will be driving the kids arou...

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On Mission in the Rocket City

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RocketCity Missions of Huntsville is a ministry of the Madison Baptist Association working in conjunction with the City of Huntsville to serve families in need that live in our community. We will be serving alongside other youth groups from churches in our area and involved in projects that would range from roofing, building wheel-chair ramps, pressure cleaning, vinyl...

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‘Adopting a child’ at the Boarding House

This past Sunday you were introduced to our partnership with the Christian boarding house in the Pacific Rim. The church we work with in this area have established a home for children so that they can live in this city in order to receive an education. Some of these children have been discarded by their families. Most live in remote areas of other islands where there is no...

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Global Hymn Sing 2018

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Back on February 25, Providence participated in a global hymn sing. We joined over five thousand churches from seventy-six different countries in singing the hymn, Jesus Shall Reign. Our purpose was to join our hearts together in public proclamation of this great doctrinal truth. We are not ashamed to stand before the world and affirm that our Jesus shall reign wherever th...

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Working with our friends in Maine and Why it Matters

The first week of July we have a team of seven men headed to Christ Fellowship in Portland, ME to do some church renovation. I visited our good friends, Scott and Julie Terry there last November who planted the church. Portland is beautiful, but it is also located where it is exposed to harsh elements such as sea air and frigid temperatures. The good people of Christ Fello...

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Congratulations Class of 2018!

"Count it all joy, my brothers,when you meet trialsof various kinds,for you know thatthe testing of your faithproduces steadfastness.And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may beperfect and complete, lacking in nothing. If any of you lacks wisdom,let him ask God,who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him."James 1:2-5 Let us rejo...

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Service Trip to Portland, Maine

As was announced this pastSundayduring our mission interview, we have a group of our men that will be traveling to Portland, Maine this July to serve with one of the churches that we partner with at Christ Fellowship of Maine. They are in need of some much-needed renovations to their facility. The entire outside of the building needs to be painted, windows replaced, and si...

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“SEEDS PLANTED…” Results from our Spring Retreat - Digital Detox Needed!

This past weekend we tackled an issue that many of us facesocial media addiction. Some of the national statistics and scientific research: 210 Million Americans suffer from internet social media addictions. Research tells us thatthe average Americancan't leave his or hercell phone alone formore than 6.5minutes checkingthem up to a 150times every day. Scientists ...

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