Pastor’s Blog

Aug
1

Basic Bible Teaching 3

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For Wednesday,  August 3rd – we will continue our Bible Study on HOW to Study the Bible.  Our Discovery Bible Study will be focused on   Judges  2:7-19.    1 – Translation – What does it Say?   Read or Write the Scripture  – Look at  2 or 3 Translations -  Look up words 2 – ... Continue

Jul
21

Deacon Selection

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      Since this is the season for Deacon Selection at Northlake Baptist church - there have been several questions about the process; therefore, this Wednesday Night (July 27th) we will be discussing various ways of selecting deacons.  We will look at how Northlake current does this and we will compare/contrast ... Continue

Jul
11

Basic Bible Teaching 2

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Last week, we introduced "Discovery Bible Study."   I learned about this at a Chattahoochee Baptist Association's Key Leader Training last year.  The session leader was Joe Hernandez - a church planter with the North American Mission Board.  He told the story of  IMB missionary David Watson.   David Watson had been sent ... Continue

Jul
5

Basic Bible Teaching

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Beginning Wednesday, July 6th,  (and continuing for several weeks)  I will be previewing my new teacher training program. It is designed to help people who have never taught a class before to learn the basics of Bible teaching.  And as I have done with several other programs - I like ... Continue

Jun
27

Missions

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On Wednesday Night - June 29th - Laura Hamilton will be sharing some highlights from her mission trip to the Dominican Republic.  Following her presentation, we will look at some recent developments in our own nation that remind us of the need to stay "On Mission." Continue

Jun
20

Birth Control?

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Our Wednesday Night Topic for June 22nd will be Birth Control. Several months ago a newly wed couple asked me "Should Christians practice Birth Control?"  Apparently, they had made the decision to delay having children until the husband was a little more established in his job and they had paid ... Continue

Jun
13

How Poor is Poor?

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Our Wednesday Night Topic for the 15th of June will be Poverty. Caring for the poor and needy is a large part of fulfilling the 2nd commandment to "Love your neighbor."  Even in the Old Testament, believers were commanded to help the poor - Deuteronomy 15:11 "For the poor will ... Continue

Jun
6

Are YOU a Saint ?

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"Are you a Saint?"  will be our Bible Study Topic for Wednesday Night, June 8th. On May 1, 2011, Pope John Paul II was "beatified" which moves him one step closer to sainthood. According to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church - becoming a saint is a complicated process. ... Continue

May
31

What causes Storms?

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The Associated Press reports that  the death toll for the monster tornado ( EF5 packing 200-m.p.h. winds)  in Joplin, Missouri  on Sunday May 22 has risen to at least 139. That makes this the deadliest year for tornadoes since 1953, based on an assessment of figures from the National Weather ... Continue

May
23

The Land of Israel

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Our study for Wednesday Night, May 25th,  will center around the Land of Israel.  Once again, the Land of Israel is in the news because President Obama is encouraging Israel to consider returning to it's 1967 borders in order to make peace with it's Palestinian neighbors.  We will be looking at  ... Continue

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