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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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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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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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Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Prayer Guide

Jacob & Francine Zailian, Sanger, California Reaching the “Lost Cause” Jacob knows the homeless, drug addicts and gang members of Sanger. He used to live among them before he went to jail and met Jesus there. Now he and his wife, Francine, are reaching those who “would scare people who go to most churches,” Jacob […]

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Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Prayer Guide

Bobby & LaKeisha Williams, Slidell, Louisiana Picking Up the Pieces Bobby and LaKeisha Williams have a simple goal—to meet the deep need of New Orleans with the even deeper love of Christ. In the city, some buildings are still boarded up from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The area around the Williamses’ church plant is predominantly […]

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Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Prayer Guide

Joshua Valdez, Farmington, New Mexico A Light in Darkness Joshua Valdez says his city is a place of emotional and spiritual darkness. It’s a melting pot of culture and religion. Its residents are mostly Hispanic and Navajo, and the Navajo are very much “a forgotten people,” said Joshua, who also has both heritages. The people […]

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Service Preview for April 4

Live Stream Service here Before Attending: Please review our service information. Download: Readings and Song Lyrics for April 4 Reflection “The resurrection of Jesus is a place where what we long for and what is real wonderfully collide. Jesus has risen. And so there can be an extra scene, even beyond death.” Carl Laferton Call To […]

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Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Prayer Guide

PRAYER GUIDE Anders & Jessica Snyder, Nampa, Idaho A New Start for a Dying Church Moving from Denver to a small town they had never heard of in Idaho was not in Anders’ and Jessica’s plans. But it fit where they felt the Holy Spirit was guiding them–to help a dying church come back to […]

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Annie Armstrong Easter Offering Prayer Guide

PRAYER GUIDE Victor & Ludmila Moura, Somerville, Massachusetts Finding Identity in Christ Victor and Ludmila Moura were comfortable in Brazil. He was a pastor of a growing church, and she was a government lawyer doing well in her career. Over time, though, they felt God leading them in an unexpected direction—to plant a church for […]

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