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Bulletin Note 3-26-17

Solomon B. Shaw was a longtime pastor and evangelist in the latter part of the nineteenth century and into the first half of the twentieth. He was also the author of several books. One of those, compiled in 1898, he […]

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Bulletin Note 3-19-17

We just concluded our Sunday School hour series on anger last week, with an excellent message preached by Pastor S.M. Davis of Park Crest Baptist Church in Lincoln, IL. The sermon was entitled “The High Cost of Anger.” I include […]

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Bulletin Note 3-12-17

I was working on a project outside the other day, and grandson Herschel, who is 3, was on the porch steps playing with some action figures. He had one on its knees, bowing. I asked him if his little plastic […]

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Bulletin 3-5-17

In our midweek services, we have been doing topical messages on issues Christians face in our culture. We have been considering what God’s word teaches us about the sanctity of human life. The humanist and the nature worshipper, as well […]

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Bulletin Note 2-26-17

Our hosting of the Global Independent Baptist Fellowship Meeting was in every way a success, due in large part to the selfless service of so many of you, the members of Calvary Baptist Church! I’m am so grateful to all […]

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Bulletin 2-5-17

Winston Churchill once described a political opponent of his as “a modest little man who had a good deal to be modest about.” We often have that modest little man’s problem…we feel proud of our humbleness! In Dicken’s novel, David […]

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Bulletin Note 1-29-17

In our topical series on Wednesday evenings I’ve been dealing with the subject of pride and humility. We looked last week at what the Bible has to say about humility, and saw that there are three avenues to humility. One […]

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Bulletin 1-22-17

In the classic tale of the great white whale, the reader is introduced to Captain Ahab, ashore in Nantucket, recovering from the loss of a leg, bitten off by the harpooned whale that came to be known as Moby Dick. […]

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Bulletin Note 1-15-17

It was the best Church Planter’s Conference yet! Such a statement sounds cliché, but it can’t be helped, it was the best Church Planter’s Conference yet! There were some 65 church planters there at Heartland Baptist Bible College this past […]

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Bulletin Note 1-8-16

Our Wednesday evening meetings are spread among several “venues,” with the Master Club children’s program in the fellowship hall and Sunday school wing, the youth ministry meeting upstairs, the discipleship ministry, the nursery care, and then those of us not […]

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