Visioneering, part 3

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First Assembly is releasing and discussing the start of a strategic plan at our 2011 Vision Meetings on Sunday, April 3 & 17. Thus far, I’ve discussed through this blog two of the four parts of the plan as it now stands. First, I shared with you the Mission of church, which is drafted in these terms: “To create a … 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

Mission of Mercy Results and Other Missions News

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What a fantastic weekend at First Assembly here in Lafayette, Indiana! I thought I would quickly post here the results of the child sponsorship campaign that took place here this weekend in our Sunday worship services. 87 children were sponsored! This is in addition to the dozens of children that are already faithfully sponsored by people in our church who … Read More

The Adjustment Bureau and Angelic Speculation

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1 Peter 1:10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets, who spoke of the grace that was to come to you, searched intently and with the greatest care, 11 trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of the Messiah and the glories that would follow. 12 … Read More

Reflections on Lent

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You may know someone this last week who began observing Lent, the 40 day period preceding Easter. It’s a time when Christians prepare for the coming of Holy Week and Easter through prayer, fasting, alms-giving and self-denial. Some call it the “Spring Training” of Christianity! In fact, this past week started the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday … Read More

How Big Is Your Circle?

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How big is the circle of people you believe will enter heaven and that you can have Christian fellowship with? For some, the circle is quite small, the list of beliefs they think are crucial, quite LONG! Only people who believe things in exactly the same way they do belong in the circle. 6 day creation. Young earth. Moses wrote … Read More