THE MAN WHOSE NAME MEANT ‘DOG’

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How would you like to have a name that means “DOG”? Most Old Testament heroes had names with religious significance. So the name Caleb meant “dog.”

Caleb refused to let his name hinder him. When you think of Caleb, you don’t think of a dog. You think of a great man of God. So let’s look at three qualities that made Caleb what he was.

1. He Had a Great Faith

When the twelve spies went into Canaan they were greatly impressed with the fruitfulness of the land. But they were more impressed with the walled cities and the giants there. Ten of them came back to report on the size of those giants. They had a grasshopper complex. “We seem to ourselves like grasshoppers, and so we seemed to them” (Numbers 13:33).

“There are giants in the land!” What a bugaboo to scare the fearful, faithless masses! The project to conquer Canaan immediately stopped. They could not see God for the giants.

But Caleb did not fear those giants, for he saw God. From a purely human standpoint Israel could not have driven out seven nations greater and mightier than they (Deuteronomy 7:1). But Caleb believed that God would make the difference. It was not the giants that kept Israel out of Canaan; it was their lack of faith (Hebrews 3:19)

Of those of Caleb’s generation, only those who had faith in God were permitted to enter Canaan. Lack of faith is still our greatest hindrance. Most of the battles of life are won or lost in our minds. As long as Peter believed that Jesus could enable him to walk on water, he did. When he began to doubt, he sank. “According to your faith be it done to you” (Matthew 9:29).

2. He Chose the Difficult

When Caleb came into Canaan, he chose the most difficult place to settle. The spies were particularly afraid of three giants at Hebron—Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai (Numbers 13:22). Caleb chose for himself the home of these great giants. “Give me this mountain,” he requested of Joshua (Joshua 14:12). He could have reasoned that because of his age and the many battles he had fought, he deserved an easy place to spend his last days. But he chose the most difficult of all!

People are cheating themselves by choosing the easy road! Students often want the easy teachers, easy courses, easy assignments. Church members seek an easy way to go to heaven. At the edge of the Red Sea, Israel murmured the language of defeat. “Let us alone and let us serve the Egyptians” (Exodus 14:12).Many would rather serve the Egyptians all their lives than exert themselves and gain their freedom.

It’s a mark of greatness to attempt the difficult. Jesus challenges His followers to take the difficult road (Matthew 7:13-14). After telling the rich young ruler what he had to do for eternal life, Jesus challenged him with the words, “If you want to be perfect…” (Matthew 19:21). Will you answer the challenge of the difficult?

3. He Did His Part

It is one thing to believe with the mind. It is quite another to involve oneself in this belief. Caleb not only believed that God would assist him; he did his part. He went up and drove out those giants (Joshua 15:14).

God will not do for you what you can do for yourself. He gave Israel manna while they were in the wilderness. But the manna stopped when they entered Canaan where they could grow their own food. How often have our prayers and projects failed because we have not done our part!

Caleb’s faith included total commitment. His was not merely an academic belief! He staked his life on it.

Dare to tackle the difficult for God. Do your part . . . . whatever the cost!

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WEEKLY NEWS, MAY 15, 2022

Heart of Texas Bible Camp

The Sunset Ridge Church of Christ in Brady, TX. will be conducting two sessions this summer at the Heart of Texas Bible Camp. This children’s camp provides a week of fun, fellowship and Bible learning for kids of all ages.

 Session One: For grades 4-7 (June 5th – June 10th)

 Session Two: For grades 8-12 (June 12th – June 17th)

The congregation will be providing the funds for any children/grandchildren of the congregation to attend the camp. If you have a child who is interested in attending, please, contact Joe for the necessary forms and information.

BEAUTIFUL FOOTPRINTS

“And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”” Romans 10:15

NEW CONGREGATION IN NIGERIA

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“So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and they increased in numbers daily” (Acts 16:5) The church is always in need of evangelizing, planting new churches and strengthening the growing numbers of Christians. Our brother Mike Udam in Nigeria shares a recent effort to establish and strengthen a new congregation. Pray for them. For the elders, Ken D

Yesterday, the 7th of May, my wife and I participated in a one-week evangelism outreach to start a church in Bebi in Obanliku LGA of Cross River state. Bebi is 40km from the famous Obudu cattle Ranch and until recently, it had not heard the gospel. 38 souls have so far given their lives to Christ and paramount among them is the paramount chief of Bebi.

I spoke in the outdoor evangelism and also spent some quality time with the newly baptized. Darrell Memorial Bible Institute Obudu coordinated the evangelism efforts and supported by the school of Biblical studies Jos. The church had its first worship today with over a hundred people in attendance and 5 baptisms. A carton of Bibles containing 36 copies was handed over by me to the church to be shared among the newly baptized brethren.

Keep them in your prayers. God bless you.

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

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In the passage on “the worthy woman,” it is noted, “Her children rise up and bless her” (Proverbs 31:28a). The King James Version expresses the thought this way: “Her children arise up and call her blessed.”

Mothers are special. In a Peanuts comic strip, Charlie Brown said, “Everyone needs someone to love them, trust them, care for them, support them, laugh and cry with them.” Lucy responded, “That’s a lot of people.” Then Snoopy added, “Or one wonderful mother.” Most of us could rise up and call our mothers blessed.

In Luke 1 we are encouraged to call someone else’s mother blessed. In verse 42 Elizabeth said to a mother-to-be: “Blessed are you among women.” In verse 48 the woman addressed replied, “For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed.” The passage speaks of Mary, the mother of Jesus.

All mothers are blessed, but Mary was especially blessed. Of all the Jewish women living at that time, God chose her to be the mother of His Son. Consider just a few of the many reasons what made Mary so special:

• She was a godly woman (Luke 1:30).

• She believed in God—and His power (Luke 1:31-33).

• She had a humble spirit (Luke 1:38, 48).

• She was submissive to the will of God (Luke 1:38).

• She knew the Scriptures (Luke 1:46-49).

• She was brave and courageous (Luke 2:25-35).

• She was willing to accept responsibility (Luke 2:41-51).

• She expressed confidence in her son (John 2:3-5).

• She was faithful to her task to the end (John 19:25-27).

(Truth for Today Commentary, The Life of Christ, pp. 49-58)

To all our mothers, thank you for your love, devotion, example, encouragement and unending selflessness. May all our children rise up and call you blessed!

~~ Monticello church of Christ, Monticello, AR

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Sayings About Mothers

 “When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.”—Sophia Loren

 “Mother—that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.” —T. DeWitt Talmage

 “A mother understands what a child does not say.” —Jewish Proverb

 “If evolution really worked, how come mothers only have two hands?” —Milton Berle

 “One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters.” —George Herbert

 “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” —Abraham Lincoln “

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WEEKLY NEWS, MAY 8, 2022

Teachers Wanted

The congregation is always looking for men who would like to join the Sunday morning Bible class team! If you would like to teach a lesson or two on Sunday morning, or perhaps a lesson series on Wednesday night, please, mention it to one of the elders.

Heart of Texas Bible Camp

The Sunset Ridge Church of Christ in Brady, TX. will be conducting two sessions this summer at the Heart of Texas Bible Camp. This children’s camp provides a week of fun, fellowship and Bible learning for kids of all ages.

 Session One: For grades 4-7 (June 5th – June 10th)

 Session Two: For grades 8-12 (June 12th – June 17th)

The congregation will be providing the funds for any children/grandchildren of the congregation to attend the camp. If you have a child who is interested in attending, please, contact Joe for the necessary forms and information.

Eating Out Together

Those who enjoy eating out together will meet on Thursday, May 12th, at about

5 PM, at ―the Grand Central Café‖ in Kingsland.

BEAUTIFUL FOOTPRINTS

“And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”” Romans 10:15

NEW CONGREGATION IN NIGERIA

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Proverbs 3:27 says “Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it”. In the following message from our brother Sylvester Imogoh shares a note he received from another Nigerian brother in regard to gospel tracts Sylvester writes and helps print. A second part of this message is from Sylvester giving thanks in turn to others. We give thanks and honor to our God who helps us support the work of the Gospel in Nigeria. Please continue to pray for that work and the workers in it. For the elders, Ken D

A letter of appreciation to Sylvester he shared:

Good evening. Br. S. A. Imogoh. This is the kind of love GOD expects from us. I am using this opportunity to thank u from heart for the abundant of tracks u always sent to us times with number to Agbor and Igbanke areas. In fact u are a wonderful writer ur giving out tracks was so lovely, u give out with all ur heart. thanks alot and GOD bless u and ur family richly in JESUS NAME AMEN. Sender Bro. A. A. Aboki C. O C. AKe Igbanke. Thank u and good bye.

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Sylvester says:

I wish there is how I can direct all the brethren who wants to show appreciations for the OPM materials to you. Because YOU and the donors are the ones that deserve all the praises and appreciations for the sacrifice of funds to make this great work happen. And the number of calls from those who want to express appreciations is growing daily. And know that my part in this work is small. ( I am aware of other Nigerians who have or can write tracts. But without money for Printing, they are helpless)

I can never thank you all enough for the wonderful opportunity you are giving us to serve the church in Nigeria.

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WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO?

Mark 10:51

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Imagine for a moment that Jesus is literally standing in front of you. With bated breath you wait for Him to say something and then, to your surprise, His words are in the form of a question, “What do you want Me to do for you?” You might have expected Him to say, “Get your life right…” Follow me…” or even “Go therefore and make disciples… ” but no, these are different words, “What do you want Me to do for you?” We shouldn’t think such a question to be all that strange seeing that Jesus asked it more than once.

On one occasion, James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Him saying, “Teacher we want You to do whatever we ask.” and He said to them, “What do you want Me to do for you” (Mark 10:35-38)? If you remember the story, you know that they requested to each sit, one on His right hand and the other on His left, in glory (Mark 10:37). They did not understand what real greatness in the Kingdom meant, but Jesus would explain that it would be the practice of service and not a position of prestige that would determine such (Mark 10:38-45).

In the same chapter, blind Bartimaeus, after crying out to Jesus, was called to the Lord where Jesus would ask him, “What do you want Me to do for you” (Mark 10:51)? Bartimaeus requested to receive his sight and his request was granted (Mark 10:52). Therefore, for Jesus to pose this question is not strange at all.

So, as we began, what would you do if Jesus asked what He could do for you? Would you ask for greater health? In John 5, Jesus asked a man who had been lame 38 years if he wanted to be made well (John 5:6). In essence, the Lord was asking what He could do for the man. If you know the story the man desired such and was cured albeit on the Sabbath day (Mark 5-9). Better health is an appropriate request.

Would you ask for greater faith? In Mark 9:14-29, a boy was brought to Jesus who was possessed by a mute spirit that would throw him down, cause him to foam at the mouth, gnash his teeth and become rigid. Jesus’ disciples could not cast the spirit out. When the father approached Jesus and spoke to Him regarding his boy the Lord said, “If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes” (23), to which the father replied. “Lord I believe, help my unbelief” (24)! As important as faith is (Heb. 11:26), a better request could not have been made.

Would you ask for a greater relationship with the Lord? This is what Paul desired when he said, “…that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings being conformed to His death (Philippians 3:10). He of course, was given his desire (2 Timothy 1:12).

There’s nothing more important than a right relationship with the Lord Jesus growing in His grace and knowledge (2 Peter 3:18). And it’s for the asking. The gracious Lord of Heaven still says, “What do you want Me to do for you?” What’s your request?

 ~~ Bill Burke, Bulletin Digest

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WEEKLY NEWS, MAY 1, 2022

Teachers Wanted

The congregation is always looking for men who would like to join the Sunday morning Bible class team! If you would like to teach a lesson or two on Sunday morning, or perhaps a lesson series on Wednesday night, please, mention it to one of the elders.

Heart of Texas Bible Camp

The Sunset Ridge Church of Christ in Brady, TX. will be conducting two sessions this summer at the Heart of Texas Bible Camp. This children’s camp provides a week of fun, fellowship and Bible learning for kids of all ages.

 Session One: For grades 4-7 (June 5th – June 10th)

 Session Two: For grades 8-12 (June 12th – June 17th)

The congregation will be providing the funds for any children/grandchildren of the congregation to attend the camp. If you have a child who is interested in attending, please, contact Joe for the necessary forms and information.

Cherokee Day

On May 7th, the traditional BBQ will be served from11 AM to 2 PM in the pavilion. This is a sit-down lunch where people can reconnect with friends and listen to some of the Home’s young people share their stories.

There will be a directed, short tour of the campus in one’s vehicle to stop and greet the children, the graduating seniors, board members and other staff. A cottage can be viewed and groceries unloaded at a certain point, Our congregation has opted to send money, so the Home can purchase groceries at a whole sale price.

HAPPY CHURCH FAMILY NEWS

There was great rejoicing amongst the angels in heaven and her earthly family, when last Sunday, April 24th, Anastasia Darnell was baptized by her father, Evan Darnell, in Glen Rose, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Ken and Gail Darnell.  May God bless Anastasia’s life’s journey as one who loves and follows Jesus Christ.

Holly Schroeder, granddaughter of Bill and Mary Kay Flanary, and her percussion group from Sherwood High School, Sherwood OR, are 2022 Percussion champions. They traveled to Dayton OHIO for WGI (Winter Guard International) after winning finals in Oregon. After 3 days of judged competition they emerged victorious over 38 teams with the 4th highest score ever in their division. WAY TO GO HOLLY!!

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Holly Schroeder, granddaughter of Bill and Mary Kay Flanary, and her percussion group from Sherwood High School, Sherwood OR, are 2022 Percussion champions. They traveled to Dayton OHIO for WGI (Winter Guard International) after winning finals in Oregon. After 3 days of judged competition they emerged victorious over 38 teams with the 4th highest score ever in their division. WAY TO GO HOLLY!!

THANK YOU NOTE

“Thank you for the cards, calls, prayers and visits in the hospital. We appreciate it very much.”  James & Vicky Williams.

BEAUTIFUL FOOTPRINTS

“And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”” Romans 10:15

NEW CONGREGATION IN NIGERIA

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We are blessed to frequently hear of various activities of our fellow workers in the kingdom. Our brother Mike Udam just sent us this report from recent Nigeria evangelism activities. Please keep the work there and around the world in your prayers. For the elders, Ken D

Dearly Beloved,

2022 CHRISTIAN FAMILY RETREAT

My family participated in the 2022 Christian Family Retreat in Port Harcourt between the 14th and 19th of this month.

I got back to Ogoja today after driving 450km and taught Bible study before getting to my house. The retreat affords participants to have quality time with the family, pray with other families, learn parenting skills and work on our bonding skills with our wives. It started 7 years ago and its main aim is to build stronger ties within the family and amongst families.

On Sunday, all the 12 families (58 persons) worshipped at the church meeting at Rumokwuta where I was privileged to serve as the Bible class teacher. My lesson was on THE COST OF BEING A CHRISTIAN. We were refreshed physically and spiritually.

Now I am set for serious work. I shall be speaking to youths this Friday in Calabar, my state capital on Internet Evangelism. On the 30th of April, I shall be speaking to Adults in a lectureship on 1Cor 15:58 at the church meeting in my village Adagom. For 4 days between 3rd and 7th May, I shall be leading my evangelism team to a town called Bebi near the famous Obudu Cattle ranch for a church planting exercise.

Then by 12th of the same May, Lord willing, I shall be speaking at another town called Mbok in their annual lectureship on a topic CHRISTIAN AND CULTURE, KNOWING THE BOUNDARIES.

Between 27th and 30th May, we are planning a mega evangelism hoping to lead us in planting a congregation where I go to preach every Monday. We make the plans and await the approval from the almighty.

Thank you for the huge support that you blessed me. It has helped me meet up with all my numerous engagements. Keep me in your prayers for good health, and safety at all times. Just this evening, one very strong and vibrant brother died in a ghastly bike and tricycle accident in Taraba state. He will be greatly missed for his zeal and love of the work of the Lord all over the northern states of Nigeria.

God bless you.

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IT’S HARD TO GIVE IT TO GOD

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Sometimes when we go through tough stretches (often made by our own hands!), we procrastinate about turning to God. We think that because we make dumb decisions that we must always figure out a way on our own. God would help us if we would tum to Him. At least if we turned to Him, we would be more likely to hold ourselves more accountable and stop making unwise decisions.

Matthew 7:7 tells us to seek and ask God and He will answer. He doesn’t always answer in the way we expect, but we can be confident that His answer is always right! Having complete faith in God and trusting Him goes a long way in bringing comfort and stability to our lives.

We’ve programmed ourselves into believing we can and must be able to overcome all adversities without any help. That is so far from the truth and gives no place for our Lord. If we could solve all problems, then Jesus died for nothing. Man could never solve his sin problem because he (we) is (are) so weak. If we couldn’t solve our sin problems, why would we think we have the solution to all of our other problems?

Please don’t misunderstand. I’m not saying that we just pray to God and stand back and be a spectator! We must be part of any solution. We do what we can and ask God to please make up the difference. Philippians 4:13 tells us that we can do all things, but it reminds us that we have divine power on our side to make things work. I’m not speaking of miracles, but God’s help. I can’t know when and how exactly God helps, if I did that would constitute a miracle. But I can know that God is with me and is doing things that I can’t see or feel that are in my favor.

It all comes down to allowing God in our lives and lending His almighty hands to our problems . We must have faith and trust in Him. Have you ever had a friend or loved one tell you, “Let me handle it?” Give it to God sometimes, let Him handle it!

Chris Moore Clarendon, church of Christ, Clarendon, TX

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WEEKLY NEWS, APRIL 24, 2022

Teachers Wanted

The congregation is always looking for men who would like to join the Sunday morning Bible class team! If you would like to teach a lesson or two on Sunday morning, or perhaps a lesson series on Wednesday night, please, mention it to one of the elders.

Heart of Texas Bible Camp

The Sunset Ridge Church of Christ in Brady, TX. will be conducting two sessions this summer at the Heart of Texas Bible Camp. This children’s camp provides a week of fun, fellowship and Bible learning for kids of all ages.

 Session One: For grades 4-7 (June 5th – June 10th)

 Session Two: For grades 8-12 (June 12th – June 17th)

The congregation will be providing the funds for any children/grandchildren of the congregation to attend the camp. If you have a child who is interested in attending, please, contact Joe for the necessary forms and information.

Cherokee Day On May 7th

The traditional BBQ will be served from11 AM to 2 PM in the pavilion. This is a sit-down lunch where people can reconnect with friends and listen to some of the Home’s young people share their stories.

There will be a directed, short tour of the campus in one’s vehicle to stop and greet the children, the graduating seniors, board members and other staff. A cottage can be viewed and groceries unloaded at a certain point, Our congregation has opted to send money, so the Home can purchase groceries at a whole sale price.

April Fellowship Meal

Our Fellowship Meal today is being hosted by: Pat DeVore, Gary Crabtree, Sherry Wills and Sheri & David Zoller. We will meet in the Fellowship Room immediately after worship.

BEAUTIFUL FOOTPRINTS

“And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”” Romans 10:15

NEW CONGREGATION IN NIGERIA

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We have been blessed for many years to help evangelism in the West African nation of Nigeria. One of the individuals we support is our brother Sylvanus Obi. He is a village preacher, who is not an English as a 1st language speaker and has limited access to technology. Sylvanus has a love for spreading the gospel. He also has a thankful heart. Below is a recent thank you note in response to our continued support this year. It is presented just as he wrote it, with some corrected words added in brackets for better clarity. A little challenging to read but from the heart of a beloved brother. Keep Sylvanus in your prayers. For the elders, Ken D

We have been blessed for many years to help evangelism in the West African nation of Nigeria. One of the individuals we support is our brother Sylvanus Obi. He is a village preacher, who is not an English as a 1st language speaker and has limited access to technology. Sylvanus has a love for spreading the gospel. He also has a thankful heart. Below is a recent thank you note in response to our continued support this year. It is presented just as he wrote it, with some corrected words added in brackets for better clarity. A little challenging to read but from the heart of a beloved brother. Keep Sylvanus in your prayers. For the elders, Ken D

Photo by Sylvanus Obi

Beloved Brother Joe Wennett And With Brethren From Highland Lakes Church Of CHRIST,

Thank you for your support! In This Year Of 2022 burject [budget] For Me,

The Lord Shall Replish [Replenish] You With An Aboundant [Abundant] Blessings Both The Fiscally And Also Spiritually,

A’m [I’m] Given a Very Honest Promise Both To The Our Lord And You Too, Whom The Lord Has Using As An Instrument To Moving This Very Task Forward,

That I Must Never To Be Relent From Ministering Unto To The Lord’s Vineyard Thought The Priod [Period] Of My Life.

Thank you! And Thanks You All In Jesus Mighty Name Amen!

Wrote To You All, By The Preacher/Evangelist; Sylvanus Obi,

From Church Of Christ Omuma/Nnempi Oru LGA Imo State Nigeria.

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 GOD’S DESIGN IN THE WORLD AROUND US

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In the late 1700’s, a fellow named William Paley gave an illustration about how we look

at the world around us. He said that if you were walking through a field and came across

a watch on the ground, you would not think that watch came about naturally. Instead,

you would recognize that because of the complexity of the watch with all its gears and

organization, someone must have made that watch. Why is it that we do not recognize

the same thing when we look at the complex world around us?

The Bible says that the heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament shows

His handiwork (Psa. 19:1). When we truly examine the solar system in which the earth

resides, and the galaxy, and all the other galaxies around us, it is clear that there is an

amazing level of organization.

Likewise, when we look at the world on the cellular level, we see this same

complex organization. Cells are organized like factories, with specialized parts working

together for a common purpose. The very DNA that produces new cells in our body

carries information on how to do this. Information must come from intelligence, not

from random chance.

This sort of design that is evident in the universe points us to a Creator. Because this

design exists, the Bible declares that “the fool has said in his heart that there is no

God” (Psa. 14:1). Since God has made Himself evident through His creation, man is

without excuse (Rom. 1:18-22). Mark and remember these passages as God’s word on

the evidence of creation.  –  Matt Clifton, Judsonia church of Christ Judsonia, AR

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WEEKLY NEWS, APRIL 17, 2022

WELCOME!

This morning, Sunday, April 17th,  we welcome Kyle Hankins as guest speaker in our worship assembly. Kyle is the grandson of our Danny & Nancy Hankins, and he is associated with “Adventures in Missions”, on the Alaska team.  We are looking forward to his report on his work with the Alaska team and a short devotional during our worship hour.

NEW WEDNESDAY NIGHT STUDY

On April 20th, we plan to start a new Wednesday night class on “Preparing for Heaven”. This will be a video presentation of six lessons taught by Don Blackwell. The format of these lessons will mimic a “Gospel Meeting”. So it would be a great time to invite non-Christians to come learn about getting to heaven!

TEACHERS WANTED

The congregation is always looking for men who would like to join the Sunday morning Bible class team! If you would like to teach a lesson or two on Sunday morning, or perhaps a lesson series on Wednesday night, please, mention it to one of the elders.

TEXAS BIBLE CAMP

The Sunset Ridge Church of Christ in Brady, TX. will be conducting two sessions this summer at the Heart of Texas Bible Camp. This children’s camp provides a week of fun, fellowship and Bible learning for kids of all ages.

 Session One: For grades 4-7 (June 5th – June 10th)

 Session Two: For grades 8-12 (June 12th – June 17th)

The congregation will be providing the funds for any children/grandchildren of the congregation to attend the camp. If you have a child who is interested in attending, please, contact Joe for the necessary forms and information.

FELLOWSHIP MEAL

Our Fellowship Meal, on next Sunday, April 24th will be hosted by: Pat DeVore, Gary Crabtree, Sherry Wills and Sheri & David Zoller. Thank you!

BEAUTIFUL FOOTPRINTS

“And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”” Romans 10:15

NEW CONGREGATION IN NIGERIA

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For many years we have partnered with Gospel Chariot Missions in spreading the Gospel mainly on the continent of Africa. We are excited to see that their work is spreading to share God in Latin America among seekers there. Please keep this great work in your prayers. From the elders, Ken D

Hi Everyone,

This is our Latin American report and there is so much happening with this amazing work. The Spanish speaking world is on fire and our director of Latin America is Fernando Toledo, and here is a classic example of one man being trained up in the 4 fields evangelism tools and who is now reaching not only a town, but a continent for Jesus as churches call on him to come and equip them and teach them how to reach their communities with simple, biblical and reproducible evangelism tools.

BIG NEWS.

1. We will be building a big gospel chariot for Latin America based out of the USA. Let’s pray, if it’s God’s Will, that we get a fleet of them in years to come. God is up to something big.

Photo by Gospel Chariot Missions

2. We are touring the USA in October, sharing some wonderful stories about what God is doing through you all. Fernando will be with me and some others as we travel. So please join us in a city near you.

That said, our USA Tour in October will not be just about promoting our work and raising funds, but even more important is contacting every Hispanic Church of Christ in every city we plan to visit; inviting them to come hear what God is doing in the Spanish world. Why are we doing that? Because we have lostness in mind and we are following God’s leads in the Spanish world. God is Great and we need to thank you all for what is happening throughout the world. Let us pray for Latin America and the Hispanic population in the USA and not forgetting our English brethren, but this is about Latin America and you partnering with us.

In Him,

Brother George Funk and the amazing GCM and GSM team

Gospel Chariot Missions – “Win the Lost, Train the Saved”

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