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Serving the Body

On a regular basis, we will have posts here from one of our Elders.  This week’s post is from Jason Woodard. The Pareto principle or what is commonly known as the 80/20 rule, says that about 80% of outcomes come from about 20% of the causes. Some examples of this are that 80% of the problems a teacher encounters comes from 20% of their students! In business it is…

Giving

This past week I ran across some research findings that can be put in the “I Could Have Told You That” file.  Researchers at both the University of Chicago and Northwestern University (both prestigious research institutions) released their studies that showed that people are happier when they give than when they receive.  The researchers conducted two different…

Husbands

On a regular basis, we will have posts here from one of our Elders.  This week’s post is from Jason Woodard. Recently I have been thinking about how the Biblical family model is under constant assault. God has created the family structure and it is at the center of His Church. An effective means of injuring the Church is to injure the family. Ephesians 5:22-6:4…

The Mission Field at Home

Last week, we hosted a missions team from Parkland Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, who came to our area to engage in Kingdom work throughout our association.  Around 70 people made the trip, most of whom were middle school and high school youth.  They began working almost immediately:  after unloading the truck that contained all of their luggage, supplies, and…