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“It’s Always Darkest…” The Church Forward:Justice

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“IT’S ALWAYS DARKEST…” The Church Forward:  Justice Amos 5: 18-24 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn February 5, 2017 In 1841, 35 delegates to the Union Baptist Association meeting in Texas accepted the suggestion of the Rev. William Milton Tyron and District Judge R.E.B. Baylor to establish a Baptist University in Texas.  This university, which many of […]

“Remaining Focused” The Church Forward: Worship

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“REMAINING FOCUSED” The Church Forward: Worship Ezra 2: 1-2a, 68-70, 3: 10-13 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn January 29, 2017 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE AT THIS TIME – PLEASE CHECK BACK) “What is the chief end of man?” So asked the teacher as he paced around our Sunday School classroom. There was silence where there should have been […]

“The Gospel is God’s” The Church Forward:Evangelism

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“THE GOSPEL IS GOD’S” The Church Forward:  Evangelism Matthew 22: 15-22 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn January 22, 2017 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE AT THIS TIME – PLEASE CHECK BACK) I’ve always hated the word belly.  I just can’t stand it, and the only time I ever say it is when I talk about how much I hate […]

“UnderGod”

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“UNDERGOD” Psalm 146 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn January 15, 2017 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE AT THIS TIME – PLEASE CHECK BACK)   Wouldn’t it be nice if somebody did something about this mess?  I mean it’s not like we are blind.  Look around at the world.  Does anybody really think things are going that well around here […]

“Psalm of the Year- Hallelujah”

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“PSALM OF THE YEAR- HALLELUJAH” Psalm 146 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn January 8, 2017   “Hallelujah” So begins Psalm 146. “Praise the Lord!” that’s what the word is. “Praise the Lord” in its original language is “hallelujah.” The singer cannot help but rejoice. He calls us to praise, he calls his own soul to praise; […]