It has been an up-and-down week. We had a wonderful week with the Double Springs church of Christ. Two were restored during the week, and it was so nice to see many people we have missed since our move from Winston County. I have a wild preaching story from Sunday night, but that may be another post (or podcast) for another time.
Last night, Dale Jenkins and I recorded our sixth iPreach podcast. We discussed demons and Halloween with Mike Benson and a surprise guest. Go to this site and click on episode 6 to listen to the most recent podcast. These have been a ton of fun to record, and Dale and I are planning a very special recording for #7.
I know there was no Lebanon Road Report this past week, but things went quite well. JD spoke on Sunday morning and Harry on Sunday night. There were many visitors and the attendance was 370, so our attendance continues to hold well.
When we returned, we were saddened to hear of the deaths of two of our sweet members at Lebanon Road. It’s always hard to lose a faithful Christian, but to lose two on the same day is truly difficult. What makes it easier is that they were faithful, and we are simply giving Sid Cox and Elsie Flatt into the arms of Jesus.
On to the links for this week:
1. You know I’m all over podcast-land. Did you know you can listen to the English Standard Version as a podcast (in many different formats)? Here is the ESV blog explanation as to how to do it. I have subscribed to the chronological reading for my podcast from ESV.
2. My friend and fellow Lebanon Road member, Scotty Studer, sent me a link to a site called “The Judeo-Christian View.” The information is interesting. While it is a little more political than I like to get on this blog, and while I’m not a big fan of the term “Judeo-Christian,” the information on the site is worth your viewing. Click here for the site. Thanks, Scotty, for this great link!
3. The major logical problem with atheism is that it is illogical. Check out Steve Higginbotham’s article called, “No God, No Worries?”
4. The Lebanon Road church of Christ, as you can tell, is growing, but we aren’t stopping! We want to continue to grow because each “number” is a soul learning of God’s love and salvation. Dale Jenkins (in what I think is his best post on his blog) talks of some of the myths of church growth that Spring Meadows have debunked (and that, I’m proud to say, Lebanon Road is “busting”).
I hope you have a great weekend. We will probably be updating the blog several times over the next couple of days to get caught up a bit.
Don’t forget the Lord on His day.