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Old Insights on the Community of the Cross
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Old Insights on the Community of the Cross

  Old Insights on the Community of the Cross By: Bob Illman I used to do some work with Peacemaker Ministries. The goal of Peacemakers is to help Christians resolve conflict. In many of our seminars, we started off the presentation projecting a slide that said, “Where two or three are gathered in His Name, […]

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Mississippi Valley Presbytery 2016 Spring

Mississippi Valley Presbytery 2016 Spring Highlights The Spring 2016 Meeting of Mississippi Valley Presbytery was held at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church in New Albany, Mississippi on March 7-8, 2016. Some highlights of the meeting: Heard sermons from Rev. Randy Kolb (stated supply pastor at Hopewell) and Rev. Mark Miller (pastor of the New Albany Presbyterian […]

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Catawba Presbytery Spring 2016

Catawba Presbytery 2016 Spring Highlights The following occurred at the meeting of Catawba Presbytery held at the Effingham ARP Church, Effingham, SC: Removed the name of student Martin Cramer from the rolls effective March 8, 2016 Received Jeremiah A. Thomas as a licentiate from Tennessee Alabama Presbytery effective March 8, 2016. Granted retirement to Denny […]

A Biblical Response to Islamic Violence and Muslims
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A Biblical Response to Islamic Violence and Muslims

By: Mark Judson and Gus Taylor (Pseudonyms used for protection) As mission leaders, we can influence the response of our fellow Christians to escalating Muslim violence and to the growing presence of Muslims among us in the United States, Canada and around the globe. Biblical responses will open up to us doors of opportunity to […]

Highlands 125th Anniversary
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Highlands 125th Anniversary

On Sunday, October 25, 2015 Highlands Presbyterian Church of Grayson, GA celebrated its 125th Anniversary. Members and former members were recognized for the length of time of their connection with Highlands Church (formerly First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church of Atlanta). Emilie Cole Wingfield, 94 years old, was recognized as the oldest lifelong member of Highland. In attendance, Emilie had four generations of […]

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First Presbytery Fall Meeting

Met in the beautiful new facility of Christ Church (Denver, NC). • Mr. Adam Bloom, retiring vice-moderator and elder from Christ Church, welcomed the court. The church members provided wonderful hospitality for the delegates. • Retiring moderator Rev. Bill Marsh led the opening service of worship including the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. An offering was taken for the Presbytery benevolence fund followed […]

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Catawba Presbytery Fall Meeting

Met on October 13, 2015 at the Edwards Memorial Church. The following is information from that meeting: • Received Blake T. Law as a Licentiate from First Presbytery effective October 13, 2015. • Ordained Blake T. Law as a Minister of the Gospel effective October 13, 2015. • Approved the call from the Calhoun Church for Blake T. Law and […]

Why Do I Do This Job?
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Why Do I Do This Job?

Many times, people make a big deal about how it takes special people to work in special needs. On the contrary, one of my favorite quotes has become, “A child with special needs will inspire you to be a special kind of person.” God molds us into a useful vessel for His service. We may […]

Wheels for the World
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Wheels for the World

Wheels for the World (WFTW) is one of the ministries of Joni and Friends. My involvement for the last 12 years includes the collection of wheelchairs in the upstate of South Carolina and western North Carolina as well as the distribution of the wheelchairs in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The Ministry includes the Chair […]

Rejection of the Old Paths
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Rejection of the Old Paths

The statistics are alarming. Research organizations such as the Barna Group report that the percentage of residents in the United States who don’t attend church has increased by 30% over the last decade. Other data only increases the concern. Studies by several groups indicate that the actual percentage of the US population worshipping in churches […]

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