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Bulletin Note 4/16/17

For generations, skeptics have offered up various theories in attempts to refute the historicity of the resurrection of Christ. Many of these ideas are remarkably sophomoric. All have been throughly discredited. Here is a sampling: 1. Wild animals came and […]

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Bulletin Note 4-9-17

Years ago, for a funny skit, I took an old Willie Nelson song called “Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys,” and changed the words. My version was, “Mammas, Don’t Let Your Cowboys Grow Up to Be […]

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Bulletin Note 4-2-17

With Easter Sunday just two weeks away, I want to encourage you to take this good opportunity to remind your family, friends and neighbors, and invite them to come with you April 16. Our services are again at the regular […]

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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 Note 2-19-17

Well, what did you expect? We have been praying for rain, after all! I’m thinking our 7-year drought may be ended, aren’t you? I know we would have liked our out-of-town guests to experience some of our typical beautiful southern […]

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Bulletin 2-12-17

Valentine’s Day encourages people to the giving of expressions of love for one another.  Our Saviour has given us the greatest and purest sense of the expression of love, in his sacrifice of Himself for our redemption.  Valentine’s Day is […]

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