Author Archive: Dixie Carpenter

Service preview for June 20

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for June 20 Reflection Brothers and sisters, consider your calling: Not many were wise from a human perspective, not many powerful, not many of noble birth. Instead, God has chosen what is foolish in the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen what is […]

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Service Preview for June 13

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for June 13 Reflection “When the Holy Spirit comes upon followers of Christ, the most unlikely people become fountains of power.” R. Kent Hughes Call To Worship We confess the supremacy of God in Christ through both responsive reading and song. Our Spoken Call to Worship […]

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Interpretive Challenges in Acts

Dear GABC, This past Sunday, we began our journey through the book of Acts. As I mentioned in the sermon, Acts presents some interesting interpretive challenges, and I want to prepare us to hit them. Also, if you are aware of these interpretive challenges and know how to approach them, your reading of Acts will […]

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Service Preview for June 6

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for June 6 Reflection “We are to study Acts not like cold scholars, not like casual admirers but like committed soldiers. Acts is not merely the history of the early church; it’s the history of the mission of the early church. And we are to continue […]

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Service Preview for May 30

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for May 30 Reflection 1Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking to Jesus, […]

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Service Preview for May 23

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for May 23 Reflection “Well, it may be the devil or it may be the Lord, But you’re gonna have to serve somebody.” Bob Dylan Call To Worship We confess the supremacy of God in Christ through both responsive reading and song. Our Spoken Call to […]

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Service Preview for May 16

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for May 16 Reflection 11 Therefore remember that at one time you Gentiles in the flesh, called “the uncircumcision” by what is called the circumcision, which is made in the flesh by hands— 12 remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from […]

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Service Preview for May 9

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for May 9 Reflection The greatest danger in your life is not that you will lose your job or your health, or even your friends and family, but that you might lose your faith. Dr. Kenneth Gangle (1935-2009) Call To Worship We confess the supremacy of […]

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Service Preview for May 2

Live Stream Service here Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for May 2 Reflection Little children, guard yourselves from idols. 1 John 5:21 Call To Worship We confess the supremacy of God in Christ through both responsive reading and song. Our Spoken Call to Worship From Revelation 5:12-13 (CSB) Worthy is the Lamb who was slaughtered […]

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Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Prayer Guide

Kevin Ezell, NAMB President Steadfast on Mission Being a missionary is never easy. Whenever Christians answer the call to go to the mission field, they expect to encounter challenges, but no one could have planned for a global pandemic that would bring the world grinding to a halt. Even so, I’m grateful to say that […]

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