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Building at COMPASS

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Scripture: “The gifts that He gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ.” – Ephesians 4:11-12   Last week I got the opportunity to help Pastor Nick and some other great leaders […]

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A Good Gift

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Scripture:  “In the twenty-third year of Joash the son of Ahaziah, king of Judah, Jehoahaz the son of Jehu began to reign over Israel in Samaria, and he reigned seventeen years. He did what was evil in the sight of the Lord and followed the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made […]

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Engaging, Inviting and Including

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Scripture: “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. Awe came upon everyone, because many wonders and signs were being done by the apostles. All who believed were together and had all things in common; they would sell their possessions and goods and distribute the proceeds […]

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Do I Know You?

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Scripture:  “Your eye is the lamp of your body.  When your eyes are good, your whole body also is full of light.  But when they are bad, your body also is full of darkness.” – Luke 11:34   In September 1963, I walked into the halls of Walter Hines Page High School in Greensboro, NC. […]

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Understanding the Lingo

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Scripture:  “When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice.” – John 10:4    I discovered something on the backroads of South Carolina’s upstate many years ago.  I can understand deep country lingo.  Maybe it’s because my ears at early […]

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Redefining Your Neighbor

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“But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, ‘And who is my neighbor?’  In reply Jesus said: ‘A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. A priest happened to be going […]

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Keep the Story Going

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“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be My witnesses, telling people about Me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” (Acts 1:8)  “Jesus came and told His disciples, “I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. Therefore, […]

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Why Does Church Matter? (Part 2)

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“All the believers were together and had everything in common.  Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need…. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people.  And the Lord added to their number daily […]

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