Missions Blog

Love Offering for Jesus

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Posted by Ed Reed on

Our LOFJ campaign is nearing its conclusion this year. We as a church give from mid-November through Easter each year towards our mission offering. Here is the way these funds will be distributed.50% to International Mission Board (Lottie Moon Offering)25% to North American Mission Board (Annie...

Persevering

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Posted by Chad Davis on

I have been reading through 2 Timothy in my personal time. In the entire epistle, Paul is encouraging Timothy to persevere in the faith and ministry. Paul reminds Timothy of how he can persevere in the faith and be faithful as Paul was. In 2 Timothy 2:1-7, Paul teaches Timothy with three...

This is Jesus, the Savior of the Nations

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Posted by Nathan Elliott on

What’s the difference between me and the guy I visit on occasion when I’m feeling sick? We are similar in height and weight. We both have families and similar hobbies. In many ways, no major differences exist. However, he has the two letters “D” and “r” before...

Challenges from the GIC

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Posted by Josh Shirley on

It's been a few weeks now since our Global Impact Conference. In some ways, so much has happened that it seems too distant to remember. In a major way, the Lord is continuing to keep the last message fresh in my mind. When Dustin Willis shared from Colossians 4 and 1 Thessalonians 2:8, the Lord...

Holiday Missionaries

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Posted by Tommy McClain on

Over the course of the recent holidays, many have probably experienced angst or frustration being around family for an extended period of time. In fact, a common joke amongst married men, or women, concerns in-laws coming into town, or other family members that produce some level of frustration...

The God of the Impossible

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Posted by David McRee on

Listening to the stories of God’s faithfulness at the GIC is a shot in the arm. To hear story after story of answered prayers, of the gospel presented and received, of lives changed by the power of the Spirit, is a wonderful tonic for my usual, limited perspective. Most days I am concerned...

Encouraged by GIC

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Posted by Chad Davis on

This was my third time to attend Global Impact Conference with Kirby Woods Baptist Church. Each time I come I am always encouraged to hear what the LORD is doing in other parts of Memphis and the nation and world.  I am always encouraged to share my faith with people I come in contact...

Christmas in the Wrong Place

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Posted by Ed Reed on

Here is an article written by a missionary pilot in the Amazon jungle many years ago.  He had flown medical supplies to an Indian tribe deep in the Amazon jungle where there had been an epidemic. He was scheduled to return to his wife and family on the evening of Dec. 23, but because of...

It's About People

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Posted by Tommy McClain on

The Global Impact Conference means a surprising amount to me. Coming from a place which has such a low level of evangelicals, it’s so encouraging to see people from all around the globe come to work together. People from NY, my home state, come to share their experiences and to show how...

Every Bit Counts

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Posted by Debbie Hargis on

Growing up in a small community in west Tennessee meant being part of a very small church.  The church, however, placed importance on summer revival services and Vacation Bible School.  Since they did not have a big operating budget for either of those events, we were privileged to...

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