Category Archive: calling

Aug 18

9-1-1 or 4-1-1?

Almost 35 years ago, a comedy hit the silver screen with the tag line, “Who ya gonna call?” Most know the response as the title of the movie…”Ghostbusters!” If you have ghosts, call for help. But away from Hollywood, some 25 years earlier, the ‘Universal Emergency Number’ was established. You know that number as 9-1-1. …

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Mar 22

Joy’s Toolbox…March 22nd

During my career as an educator, a phrase became popular in K-12 schools across the country. Each teacher was encouraged to develop some ideas and ‘tricks of the trade’ that would help them in their day to day activities. Ideas that would help with classroom discipline, curriculum development, daily activities, and weekly assessments. Ideas and …

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Jan 30

The Waterview Legacy…Feb. 1st

This coming Sunday morning, Waterview church of Christ will walk with Robert Oglesby as he comes to the end of a fifty-two year journey. Every Sunday, Robert has stepped into the Waterview pulpit to break the bread of life to the congregation. He and his wife, Willora, have walked this path with love, loyalty and …

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Dec 11

O Come, All Ye Faithful

“For God was pleased to have all His fullness dwell in Him, and through Him to reconcile to Himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through His blood, shed on the cross.” Colossians 1:19, 20 The hope of all humanity comes in the form of a newborn baby …

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Oct 31

The Start of the Great Commission…Nov. 2nd

If you ask a believer where to find ‘the Great Commission’ they would point you to Matthew chapter 28. But in all actuality the words great commission aren’t found in this passage or any other scripture for that matter. So why do we refer to┬ásome of Christ’s last words as a commission, and a great …

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Oct 28

Pumpkin Patch…

This time of year we not only feel the cool changes in the temperature, but we see the beautiful splash of autumn all around us. Perhaps nothing says ‘fall’ more than the collection taken from the pumpkin patch. Here’s an interesting connection a friend of mine shared that I couldn’t help but pass on to …

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Aug 15

The Spread of the Kingdom…Aug. 17th

“Go, therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” These are the final words, recorded in Matthew …

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May 15

Would You Choose to be Hated?…May 18th

If you had the choice of walking down the road where everyone loved and admired you, or walking the path of rejection and hatred…which road would you choose? Some say that’s easy, of course I’ll take the more pleasant path. Love and respect always trumps rejection, doesn’t it? Why would anyone want to be hated? …

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Apr 27

The Life of Moses…LTC Style

L.T.C. (Leadership Training for Christ) has been a focus for members of the Lord’s church for 25 years. A branch off the Lads to Leaders which began in 1968, L.T.C. has been preparing our young men to speak, lead singing and read scripture. Our young ladies learn how to lead women’s devotionals, sign for the …

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Mar 07

Two Preachers…March 9th

If asked to name some ‘preachers’ from the Bible, who would you come up with? Some from the New Testament would be Peter & Paul for sure (not to mention John the Baptizer, and of course Jesus, the Christ). Even within the pages of the Old Testament we read about “The Preacher” understanding that to …

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