May 2011 Series: THE CROSS

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May 8-29, 2011, I’ll be delivering a series of messages on the richest theme in the scriptures:  The Cross.  We’ll look at what it means generally and how it applies to our lives.   This will be a great time for long-time followers of Christ to renew and sharpen their understanding of how the cross of Jesus applies not only … Read More

Christ Our Healer Sunday

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On  the morning Sunday, May 1, 2011, we’ll be having specially themed services at 9 and 11 on God’s power to heal.  We will worship, take communion, hear testimonies about healing, listen to music, anoint the sick with oil, and pray with faith for people who need physical and emotional healing. I’m looking forward to this morning and the amazing … Read More

A Second Visioneering Meeting

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This Sunday evening, April 17 at 6:30, we will be having the second of two Vision 2011 Meetings.  Everyone who considers First Assembly their church home is encouraged to be present and participate.  This coming Sunday night, we will briefly review the core values, mission, vision and goals of First Assembly that were presented in some detail at the first … Read More

My Life Group

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I wanted to post today about the Life Group that Tracy and I plan to host in our home every Friday evening at our home from 6:30-to 8.  We’re leading this group with Pastor Adam and Sarah Howard.  The group is called “Character Development for Leaders”. This class is a Bible study designed around various character traits and leadership skills … Read More

Visioneering, part 4

Robby Bradford2011 Vision Meeting, church growth, Church life, first assembly, First Assembly of God Lafayette, goals, leadership, mission, missions, strategic plan, vision3 Comments

This is the fourth posting in a series of four called “Visioneering“. In these posting I am seeking to explain the 4 components of the strategic plan the leadership of First Assembly will be presenting at our meetings on April 3 & 17 at 6:30 in our sanctuary. Childcare will be available for children between 0-4 years old. After writing … Read More

2011 Vision Meetings

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You may be aware that at 6:30PM this Sunday, April 3 and then again in two weeks on Sunday April 17, First Assembly of God here in Lafayette, Indiana, will be having “2011 Vision Meetings” in its sanctuary. The purpose of these meetings is to present the strategic plan composed by the church’s staff and board. You can learn more … Read More

Visioneering, part 2

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A couple weeks back I posted a blog called, “Visioneering“. It was one of the most well-read blogs I have written up to this point! I planned when I wrote it that I would visit the four components of the strategic plan we’ve written for First Assembly here. Next Sunday, April 3 at 6:30PM, we’ll be having the first of … Read More

A Little More about Life Groups

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You might have heard that this Saturday evening, March 5 from 6:30 to 9:30, a Life Group Leadership Seminar is being offered at First Assembly and that this seminar is mandatory for all adult Sunday school teachers, class leaders, home fellowship group leaders and teachers, and small group leaders. This seminar is also being offered on Sunday, March 13 from … Read More