WHY DOES THIS ARTICLE SEEM SO RIDICULOUS ?

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“Hello . . . Yes . . . Oh, you‘re Johnny‘s teacher. I‘ve been meaning to call you . . . No, he isn‘t planning to be in school this year. You see, he had so much work to do at the church – school lessons, church services, youth activities and such take up his time; then there are daily devotionals at home and other interests, so there isn‘t much time left for school . . .

―Well, yes, I know that school is important, and I know that you are doing a fine job with the kids in this community — and I‘ve been intending to write a letter of appreciation to the school, I surely would hate to live in a place where there were no schools . . .

―To tell the truth, Johnny didn‘t like school too well last year. Besides all those examinations, having to bring home a report card showing his progress was embarrassing to him. He suffered some psychological effects because so many girls are attending school, he thought he was a ‘sissy‘, so he decided he would not attend this year . . .

―Am I making him go? Of course, I‘m not! I knew a family once that made their child go, and he wound up hating school. I don‘t think his educational growth will be harmed. I will use my influence to get him to attend football games, plays etc. . . .When hunting season is over, his father will be able to take him. I really think the old methods of education are outdated anyway . .

―Yea, if he were to decide that he wanted to return to school, it would be alright with me, I just want this decision to be his.”

~~ This article appeared in the San Jacinto Church of Christ Bulletin, October 31, 1979, by ―Author unknown.

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WEEKLY NEWS, AUGUST 21, 2022

AN ICE CREAM FELLOWSHIP

An Ice Cream fellowship is planned for Wednesday, August 31, after a short video during Bible class. Crank up your ice cream freezer! Or buy a delicious brand of the store-bought kind! Cakes and cookies are welcome or bring sprinkles or other favorite toppings to this event. Everything is appreciated. Make your plans to come!

THANK YOU ALL!

We owe a big “Thank You” to all who volunteered to come on Saturday the 13th, to install our new projector and screen! We had eight brethren who labored for about five hours until the task was done. A special “Thank You” to Evan Darnell who used his Internet — networking — skills to get us up and running. Also, sincere appreciation for Norman Baugh, John Brewer, Gary Crabtree, Ken Darnell, Cary Miller, Jonathan and Joe Winnett for giving their time and skill to this effort. If last Sunday was any indication, we will have many years of bright and crisp images to enhance our assemblies.

THANK YOU NOTE

“The Thuleen family would like to thank the brothers and sisters for their thoughts and prayers for Earl Thuleen. He is home now, still weak but on the road to recovery. His kidneys are back to functioning. Thanks again.” The Thuleen family

FELLOWSHIP MEAL

Fellowship Meal will be on Sunday, August 28 after the morning assembly.  Hosts and hostesses will be Ken & Gail Darnell, Linda Lively, Linda Robertson and Sherry Wills.

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

GLOBAL RELIEF MINISTRY

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BEAUTIFUL FOOTNOTES

One of truly wonderful gospel outreach efforts in Nigeria is the Print Ministry which our fellow worker Sylvester Imogoh oversees. This brief report will summarize recent activity at the printing operation. Please keep this ministry in your prayers. For the elders, Ken D

HIGHLIGHTS OF OPM (Nigerian Print Ministry) – APRIL — JUNE 2022

• 171,000 – Total Booklets produced

• 156,000 – Basic Bible Lessons series

• 15,000 – Foundation of Faith series

• 680 – Total Shipments made in the quarter

• 119 – Total number of converts recorded in the quarter

• 2 – New congregations started

(Photo by Sylvester Imogoh)

  1. OPM has been taking great strides of progress in the work of evangelism by the church in Nigeria. We are providing good gospel literature to thousands of native preachers in hundreds of local congregations throughout Nigeria.
  2. Many preachers, leaders and teachers in local congregations depend on our materials for their sermons, lessons and outlines for seminars and Bible lectures. In this way, we are making a huge impact [not only in the work of evangelism] but also in the edification of the body of Christ in Nigeria. In these ways, we are humbled to know that we are playing a vital role in the continuity of the work of the church in Nigeria.
  3. The collaboration or partnership with other methods of evangelism continues to expand the work of OPM in Nigeria. Such as with: The prisons, schools, The Vigilantes, WBS , etc.
  4. In this quarter, I have written and we produced a new title: ”Reasons to Believe In Water Baptism”. This is a part of the Foundation of Faith Series that are being funded by the Sun Valley Church of Christ in Gilbert, AZ.
  5.  In this quarter, we noticed that more and more pastors of denominations are requesting our materials. And we continue to oblige them the opportunity to learn the truth of the Gospel through the OPM materials.
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CASTING PEARLS BEFORE SWINE

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“Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and then turn and tear you to pieces.” (Matthew 7:6). Jesus made this statement in His great Sermon on the Mount. But what does this verse mean?

Throughout His earthly ministry, Jesus taught His disciples to be kind, courteous, loving and compassionate to others. However, He also taught that His disciples are to be good stewards of their time and of the Gospel. When Jesus made this statement about casting pearls before swine, He was using language that illustrates the importance of stewardship.

Think for a moment about one of the most precious possessions you have. It may be a piece of jewelry, an heirloom of the family, or some other treasured item. Now imagine taking that item and tossing it into a pen full of hogs. Would the hogs place the same value on your cherished possession as you do? No, rather than esteeming your treasured item, the hogs would trample it in the mud. Hogs simply do not recognize the high value of precious or sacred things.

When Jesus spoke of pearls, He was speaking of that which people highly esteem. There is something, however, that is more precious than pearls — that is, the Gospel of Christ. Jesus knew that there would be some people who would be so carnally minded they would not appreciate the riches of the Gospel. Some have made up their minds that they will not believe and obey Christ. To expend time and resources in offering God’s Word to such people would be like offering “casting pearls to swine.” There comes a time when proper stewardship demands that we “shake the dust off our feet” and move on to hearts which are more receptive to the Gospel (cf. Acts 13:49-51).

Christ’s followers must never use the “pearls-and-swine-teaching” as an excuse not to help or to teach others! Jesus instructed His disciples to “preach the Gospel to every creature” (Mark 16:15). Nevertheless, this is the same Jesus who also warned about allowing hogs to trample precious pearls. It is not always easy to distinguish between those who truly are interested in doing God’s will and those who are not. Therefore, God’s people should pray for wisdom in making such distinctions.

  • Mark Lindley Chapman church of Christ Ripley, MS
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WEEKLY NEWS, AUGUST 14, 2022

APPRECIATION EXPRESSED

You and others who drive by our building frequently have noticed the most appropriate messages that are posted on our large yard sign. We so appreciate the great job the Baggett’s and Hale’s have done with our marquee sign ministry.

THANK YOU NOTE

“I want to express my love and thanksgiving to all for the cards, calls , prayers and food. Thanks again! “ – Vicky & James Williams

SPECIAL THANK YOU

“We at the Getty St. Church of Christ in Uvalde, Texas, have been blessed by your contribution of $3000 in memory of Robb Elementary Students and Teachers .

Your generosity will bless many lives. We are so very grateful for your love and concern.

“For just as the sufferings of Christ flow over into our lives, so also, through Christ our comfort overflows. (Cor. 1:5)”

Signed: Mark Fry, Vann McElroyd, Efrain Nevarez, Lenard Poehler –  Elders

AN ICECREAM FELLOWSHIP

It is planned for Wednesday, August 31, after a short video during Bible class. Crank up your ice cream freezer! Or buy a delicious brand of the store-bought kind! Cakes and cookies are welcome or bring sprinkles or other favorite toppings to this event. Everything is appreciated. Make your plans to come!

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

GLOBAL RELIEF MINISTRY

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We have helped support the ministry of Eastern European Missions for many years in their efforts to bring the word of God to people in Eastern Europe. The following is from our friends at EEM on a recent activity EEM was involved in. Keep this work in your prayers. For the elders, Ken D

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Four Baptized at Youth Summer Camp in Estonia

EEM National Director Jaro sent in an encouraging report from Tallinn, Estonia. After two years of COVID, fraught with all sorts of complications, the Baltic Christian Youth Camp was up and running this summer. Organized by our long-time ministry partners, Nikolai and his daughter Anna, this year’s camp was an extraordinary success.

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Dear Jaro, greetings from Estonia!

We thank you very much for your continued help and encouragement! And thank you for providing our Bibles and Bible-based materials. The camp, which was attended by 145 participants, was wonderful.

Four people were baptized at camp: Sergey, Gleb, Zhenya, and Katya. I was thrilled to baptize these wonderful people. We thank God for them! And we thank God for others who took part in serving at camp. Camp is life-changing for many children, teens, and youth!

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Dear brother Jaro,

Thank you again for your great help and encouragement for so many years!

With love and gratitude to Him, Nikolai

The Bible. We Want Everyone To Get It.

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THINGS FOR WHICH WE MUST PRAY

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It’s a simple enough title and concept, but for each season and busy opportunity in our lives, there ought to be a reminder, “this is something for which I MUST pray” (Ps. 55:7; Zech. 8:21; 1 Thess. 5:17). Here are some things God’s people need to be lifting up and praying about NOW:

Pray for our country (1 Tim. 2:1-2). Our nation is in rapid decline. As a whole, our rulers, leaders, and educators are invested in calling evil good and good evil (Isaiah 5:20). They are interested in dividing us. Though our nation may never turn to God as the answer (more and more, He and His absolute will are the enemy), what will preserve this nation far more will be the intercessory prayer of the righteous people of God (that’s you and me!). We need to be praying for our rulers and, as much as faithful Christians can, be subjecting ourselves to our authorities (Titus 3:1-8). We MUST pray for our country!

Pray for our congregation and our outward influence (Colossians 4:2-6). Have you been praying for our evangelism efforts? Have you been praying for open doors for our neighbors and friends to come learn about Jesus here? Have you been praying for how you can prepare for spiritual conversations with those around you? Have you put feet to your faith in asking God for these things and then asking your neighbors for these things? We MUST pray about our influence.

Pray for our congregation and our inward strength (Phil. 1:9). Pray for our growth in spirituality and maturity as men and women who serve our King. Pray for our elders to have wisdom and godly judgment to help make the best decisions for the church here. Pray for our families to make the choices that glorify God consistently. Again, put feet to your faith and do something that contributes to the strength of the church here. Encourage an elder, volunteer to teach. Have a family devotional. Remember, faith (in God) without works (that are in obedience to His will) is dead. We MUST pray about our inward strength.

With just these three things, we have more than enough to take before the throne of God and beg His help and providence in our country and in our congregation. Shall we pray?

  • Andy Baker Graeber Road church of Christ Rosenberg, TX
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WEEKLY NEWS, AUGUST 14, 2022

THANK YOU NOTES

“We want to express our heartfelt ‟Thank You‟ to all of you for the prayers, love and good wishes for our granddaughter, Savannah McQillan. God’s healing hand helped Savannah to recover from her mental problems from which she has been suffering. Thank you again for your love and prayers.” In Christian love,  Myron & Janet

“I want to express my love and thanksgiving for each and everyone of you in behalf of my grandson, Randy Reven, in his battle with colon cancer. He is doing well and recuperating at home. There will be no future treatments necessary. Thank you again and we give God the glory.  “However, please continue to pray for him and the surgery he is facing to take care of the kidney cancer. “God bless each of you. “Praise God for His goodness.” In Christian love, Pat DeVore

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Due to the diminished images by our auditorium projector and its anticipated replacement within a few weeks, we will be conducting our song services without the projector for the next several weeks. Please use the songbooks and follow the song leader as we worship together. Thanks for your help and understanding.

WELCOME NEW MEMBER!

Coyt D. Palmer is our newest member, we welcome him to our congregation! He last attended the Central church of Christ in Amarillo, Texas. We hope that we can be of mutual encouragement, as we try to live a faithful life in our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Please add to your directory his information which is available from the church office.

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

GLOBAL RELIEF MINISTRY

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Last week a very blessed event happened in the Nigerian evangelism effort as two different efforts we help support, worked together to teach, and train others in the Gospel. Our brother Mike Udam and others used a disciple training program that was developed by the Gospel Chariot Mission and our brother George Funk. The following is from Facebook posts and photos on Mike’s page. Continue to pray for all efforts to share the gospel, especially when we can work together. For the elders, Ken D

Photo by Mike Udam

“The Nigerian 4 Fields Discipleship Multiplication Training Team will be live in Enugu. Please join us and experience the Simple, Biblical and Reproducible way of being, and making disciples that make disciples that multiply. Hallelujah!!!”

“It ended well with four souls won to the kingdom of Christ all to His own glory. Four fields methodology is working. George Funk, Biodun Owolabi and Chad Wagner thanks for the opportunity. Osita Onuora thanks for the opportunity of working side by side. Thank you, Prince Ugbe of Darrell Memorial, for coordinating the program.”

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THE THEOLOGY OF POTLUCKS

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The word “potluck” means exactly what it seems to mean, a meal of chance. You reach into the “pot” to retrieve some food, not really knowing what you may find, because the dish was prepared by someone else. Personally, I think the best potlucks are church potlucks; table after table filled with casserole dishes, crockpots, and pie plates. Not only are potlucks incredibly enjoyable, they actually reflect good theology. Here are some lessons the church can learn from a potluck.

Potlucks Reflect the Mutual Generosity of the Church

We have probably all experienced a poor potluck. A poor potluck is one to which multiple families simply bring a 2-liter of Coke or a bag of chips (when they have the means to bring much more). At a poor potluck, the older ladies are typically wringing their hands and whispering to their husbands, “You may need to go to the store for more food.”

Let’s not focus on poor potlucks, but on ideal potlucks. An ideal potluck is one to which most families bring more than enough food to feed their entire family. These families show up not to be fed, but to feed others. When everyone shows up with selfless generosity no one goes away hungry, even those who can’t afford to bring much food.

This is precisely the way the church should function; not just at a potluck meal, but day in and day out. Our attitude should be that of Jesus. Christians should “look not only to their [our] own interests but also to the interests of others” (Philippians 2:4). We should desire “not to be served but to serve” (Mark 10:45). We should generously offer as much as we can possibly afford to share. When the whole church lives this way, we experience the same phenomenon the early church experienced, “There was not a needy person among them” (Acts 4:34). The abundance of the wealthy supplies the needs of the poor, “that there might be fairness” (2 Corinthians 8:14) and no one goes away hungry.

Potlucks Reflect the Hospitable Nature of the Church

The Greek word that we translate “hospitality” (see Romans 12:13; Hebrews 13:2) is “philoxenia.” It is a combination of the words, “phileō” (love) and “xenos” (stranger). Real hospitality is about taking care of strangers. Notice that “philoxenia” shares a root word with, “xenophobia,” (fear of strangers). Hospitality is the exact opposite of xenophobia.

Good potlucks leave everyone feeling like family (even if they wandered in from the street). Each member prepares a dish, hoping it will be shared with a complete stranger. Strangers, of course, bring nothing to the table and don’t even know they are going to be invited; but they leave as well-fed as anyone else. Every stranger should leave overwhelmed by the “hospitality” of the potluck table.

This generosity towards strangers should not be limited to potlucks, but should be our practice every day. Followers of Jesus should be looking for opportunities to do good to people who cannot return the favor. Here is what Jesus says about this sort of hospitality: “When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, lest they also invite you in return and you be repaid. But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you. For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the just.” (Luke 14:12-14).

Potlucks Reflect the Diverse Nature of the Church

Next to running out of food, one of the worst things that can happen at a potluck, is that everyone brings exactly the same thing. It’s not much of a meal when everyone brings fried chicken and no one brings side dishes. Good meals consist of a variety of foods.

Isn’t it wonderful when a potluck is multiethnic? Don’t you love when families of different ethnicities bring dishes that reflect their unique background, culture, and heritage? Everyone present has the opportunity to expand their palate by trying foods they haven’t tried before. You really get to know someone when you eat the food their mother used to make.

I have never met someone who thinks a potluck would be better if there was only one type of food. No one ever dumps all the food into one large pot and mixes it together before serving. And we do not look at the potluck table and say, “We’re going to try to overlook all of the differences here today and focus on what this food has in common.” No, we all understand that diversity is one of the greatest highlights of a potluck meal.

The same is true in every aspect of the church; diversity is one of the greatest highlights. Rather than being a “melting pot,” the church should focus on being like a potluck. We should recognize and celebrate the ethnic diversity of the people Jesus has brought to His table, people “from every tribe and language and people and nation” (Revelation 5:9). The diversity of people at Jesus’ table is a source of his glory and honor.

Conclusion Let’s strive to not only have potluck, but to be like a potluck. The church should be a gathering of diverse people, submitting all of their uniqueness to the “common good” (1 Corinthians 12:7). Everyone should have a burning desire to serve our brothers and sisters, but also a desire to serve the outsider and the stranger (Galatians 6:10). We should all make room for one another, just as Jesus made room for us (Romans 15:7).  – Wes McAdams

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WEEKLY NEWS, JULY 31, 2022

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Due to the diminished images by our auditorium projector and its anticipated replacement within a few weeks, we will be conducting our song services without the projector for the next several weeks. Please use the songbooks and follow the song leader as we worship together. Thanks for your help and understanding.

MONTHLY FELLOWSHIP MEAL

July Fellowship Meal, Today, July 21, 2022 (after Our Worship Assembly)

Our guests are invited to join us!

Hosts and hostesses are: Troy & Leana Futrell, Don & Joann Hollums and Cary & Brenda Miller.

WITH SYMPATHY

“We want to express our heartfelt “Thank You‟ to all of you for the prayers that went up on behalf of my uncle, Leon Taylor. He went home to be with the Lord early Saturday morning, July 23rd. His passing was quick, which gives our family comfort.  Please say a special prayer for the rest of the Taylor family during this time of loss. The funeral was held on Tuesday, July 26th, at the Gospel Hills Church of Christ in West Plains, MO.

Thank you again and may God Bless each of You.”

Your sister in Christ, Sherry Wills

Our heartfelt condolences, love and prayers are with all in the Taylor family. God’s comfort is with 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

GLOBAL RELIEF MINISTRY

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BEAUTIFUL FOOTNOTES

Here is some information received from Sylvester in Nigeria last week that we thought would be encouraging to hear since we help support this work. Also please keep Sylvester’s August 6th and 20th evangelical outreaches in your prayers. For the elders, Ken D

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Sylvester Imogoh July 20, 2022

We had a beautiful worship service today the church is picking up consistently. We were 264. We had 4 visitors. One of the visitors was someone that one of the preachers spoke to at the police station on Thursday. The Preacher told me he also spoke to one of the police officers who is a lady, and she could not come to church today because she was on duty. How prospects come from the most unlikely places? We baptized 2.

I am always HAPPY TO BE FOUND USEFUL for Christ. And thanks for the support to make this happen. We hope we can get over these senseless issues with Momoh on time.

I don’t think I have told you this yet. That in the place of our Bible Lectureship, we are planning a Youth Seminar for August 20th and that is going to be bigger than the regular Lectureship. We are planning for more activities.

And we also have the monthly seminar coming up on August 6th. So there is a lot, a lot for us to be busy about. I wish the enemies will give us a little space

God knows that our work through the Ugbogbo congregation has been very, very impactful. Both believers and unbelievers can testify. Rather than celebrate with us, some are in the corner getting angry and planning to pull us down I know that God is not sleeping.

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A COMPASSIONATE GOD

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In the Bible, we are first introduced to the prophet Jonah in 2 Kings 14:25. “He [King of Israel Jeroboam II] was the one who restored the boundaries of Israel from Lebo Hamath to the Dead Sea, in accordance with the word of the Lord, the God of Israel, spoken through his servant Jonah son of Amittai, the prophet from Gath Hepher.“ Here we see him proclaiming the word of the Lord. The Lord desired to save Israel from their suffering in spite of their evil (2 Kings 14:26,27). In this account, we find no evidence of Jonah being unwilling or hesitant at all to do as God wished.

In the Book of Jonah, the Lord has a different job for His prophet. He commands Jonah to go and tell the Assyrian people in their capital of Nineveh to repent or be destroyed (Jonah 1:1,2). Instead, Jonah boards a ship going in the opposite direction. Famously he is tossed overboard and swallowed by a great fish provided by the Lord (Jonah 1:3-17). Jonah prays to God and, after three days, is spat out upon the land (Jonah 2). He does what God wants, and Nineveh repents (Jonah 3).

Why did Jonah not want to do what God wanted in this instance? Because Jonah knew that God was a “gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity” (Jonah 4:2). Jonah didn’t want God to forgive the people of Nineveh! He wanted God to destroy them, because the Assyrians were wicked. They were undeserving of mercy because of the crimes they had committed against Israel. They had it coming, and Jonah was unwilling to participate in their salvation.

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The remainder of Jonah chapter four consists of God attempting to get Jonah to see people through His eyes: “…should I not have concern for the great city of Nineveh, in which there are more than a hundred and twenty thousand people who cannot tell their right hand from their left—and also many animals?” (Jonah 4:11).

The book ends without us finding out if Jonah learned the lesson, but we have an opportunity to avoid the mistake that Jonah made. Do we see all people as people to be saved as God does? Do we see them as people He gave His only Son for? Do we see some of them as unworthy of saving?

  • – Joshua Pettigrew Monticello church of Christ Monticello, AR
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WEEKLY NEWS, JULY 24, 2022

IN SYMPATHY

Mary Kattner’s daughter Cissy’s mother–in–law, Carolyn Galloway (Mim), passed away Friday, July 15th. Services were held on Monday, July 18th in Canton, MS.

Our condolences, love and prayers go out to Mary & Henry and to all the family.

“Thank you for your prayers during her life on earth. Please pray for her family at this time.” Mary & Henry Kattner

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Due to the diminished images by our auditorium projector and its anticipated replacement within a few weeks, we will be conducting our song services without the projector for the next several weeks. Please use the songbooks and follow the song leader as we worship together. Thanks for your help and understanding.

UPCOMING FELLOWSHIP MEAL

Fellowship Meal on Sunday, July 31 after the morning assembly.

Hosts and hostesses will be – Troy & Leana Futrell, Don & Joann Hollums and Cary & Brenda Miller.

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

GLOBAL RELIEF MINISTRY

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Recently our brother Kirk Eason shared some stories from Southern Africa Bible College students with us since we help support that work. This is one of the stories he shared. Keep praying for all those working to serve the Lord. Be prayerful of those connected to SABC. For the elders, Ken D

Thabo Tagane is a Graduate Intern working in Campus Ministry with the Hilltop Church of Christ in Johannesburg. The Graduate Intern Program was founded by the Hilltop congregation and is supplemented by congregations and individuals in the United States. Five thousand dollars partially supports a graduate for one year while they work with a local congregation. The graduate and the congregation both report progress to the SABC administration. If you would like to help with this effort, please email me at keason@southernafricabiblecollege.org. Here is Thabo’s latest report:

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Baptisms

This month we baptized four students from University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park and Doornfontein Campus. This is a direct result of establishing the UJ society. We expected that the society would bear results and our expectation was justified. It was evident that we only had May, before the break, to fully engage the students and our diligence paid off. The students are Phophi and Tracy first year Bcom accounting students. Puseletso an education student and Gudani second year Civil engineering student from Doorfontein Campus. They all attended visitors class this year. Gusani has been visiting from last year and she attended on Fridays and was in the visitor’s class this year. It is encouraging to see students obeying the gospel. We are crediting our current students for their evangelistic attitude. In the last 5 years we have been teaching the students to teach others. They carry out their responsibility to the great commission.

New Converts

Our new converts class is growing. As indicated in the past, we are deliberate about our teaching. The group has grown to eight brethren, and we teach them accordingly. We started teaching about worship, which in turn leads to the teaching about the church. During the university break, we use WhatsApp as a medium for teaching. The plan is to continue with the physical class next semester. We prepare them to defend the gospel and teach their friends and to assure them about the salvation they have received.

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