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Learn To Sing September's Song

Subscriber onlySeptember is one of those in-between months. Continue reading...

Science And Religion: Our Elegant Universe

Subscriber onlyI was raised in a church so that affects my worldview. The Christian tradition says that God created the world, both visible and invisible. Our job is to discover how things work so we can be productive. My father oversaw a huge mining operation. He did it with skill and fortitude, developing new machines the company patented. He used ecological methods ahead of his time. While I have a faith-based value system, I ascribe to a scientific worldview. You can do both with integrity; without compromise. Continue reading...

Living Our Life For Jesus

Subscriber onlyWe are so glad to have our pastor and family back this wonderful morning. Due to family gatherings, they were in Wichita, Kan., for two weeks. We also want to send love and prayers to Brother Jon Cartwright who has had a stay in the hospital. We miss you and Sandra. Come back soon. Continue reading...

Why Does God Command Christian Baptism?

What work does God do in and through Baptism?

Subscriber onlyChristian Baptism was instituted and commanded by Jesus when He told His disciples: "All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach [disciple] all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world" (Matthew 28:18-20). Continue reading...

God Has Blessed Mill Creek For 112 Years

Subscriber onlyWe had a full house Sunday as we gathered together for our annual homecoming to celebrate 112 years of worship at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Levi Hamilton, Susan Cory and Herman Hopper were celebrating birthdays. And special prayers were requested for Debbie Powell, Kirsten Crosby, Pat Ramsey, Keith Garvin, June Sherman, Renae Sherman, Mrs. Wyatt, Georgia, Wanda and Mickey. Continue reading...

Saints Alive Choir To Perform At Anderson First Baptist

Subscriber onlyFirst Baptist Church of Anderson is honored to host the Saints Alive Choir from First Baptist Church of Rogers, Ark. Continue reading...

Back-To-School Days

Subscriber only"School days, school days, good old Golden Rule days; Continue reading...

Follow Jesus Closely, Not At A Distance

Subscriber onlyWe greeted visitors, and Wayne Johnson opened our Sunday morning worship service with prayer. Special prayers were requested for students, teachers and support staff as school begins this week. We ask that God will bless them with a wonderful and safe school year. Prayer was also requested for Susan, Pat Ramsey and the Louisiana flood victims. Thanks to everyone who helped with the church booth at the Back-to-School Block Party in Noel. We gave away 154 bags of new school clothes to children. Continue reading...

Back 2 School Bash Helped Hundreds

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Are Good Works Necessary?

Subscriber onlyWhat about good works? Are they necessary? While no one can be saved by his good works because of the sin and imperfection which permeates all we think, say or do, God does desire and command that we do good works. Continue reading...