Loudonville Baptist Temple


Pastor’s Blog

  • Discipleship Moment 1-4-15

    Philippians 1:20  According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death. “…my earnest expectation and my hope that in nothing I shall be ashamed….” […]

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  • New Year, New Opportunities for Discipleship

    New Year, New Opportunities for Discipleship! We have been focused this year on what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. I would like to challenge you to evaluate your life against what we have learned so far about discipleship. We started the year with an important truth about being a true disciple […]

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  • Merry Christmas!

    The LENGTH that God went when He sent His Son to this earth, to save us from the DEPTH of our sin, demonstrates the BREADTH of His great love. That He might bring us to the HEIGHT of seating us in heavenly places with Christ Jesus is why we can agree with Paul that the […]

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  • Discipleship Moment 12-28-14

    The gospel of Jesus Christ always forces a decision of our will. Have I accepted God’s verdict on sin as judged on the Cross of Christ? Do I have even the slightest interest in the death of Jesus? Do I want to be identified with His death— to be completely dead to all interest in […]

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  • Discipleship Moment 11-23-14

    “Given our abundance, the burden of proof should always be on keeping, not giving. Why would you not give? We err by beginning with the assumption that we should keep or spend the money God entrusts to us. Giving should be the default choice. Unless there is a compelling reason to spend it or keep […]

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  • Discipleship Moment 11-16-14

    “God comes right out and tells us why he gives us more money than we need. It’s not so we can find more ways to spend it. It’s not so we can indulge ourselves and spoil our children. It’s not so we can insulate ourselves from needing God’s provision. It’s so we can give and […]

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  • Discipleship Moment 11-9-14

    “When a man becomes a Christian, he becomes industrious, trustworthy and prosperous. Now, if that man when he gets all he can and saves all he can, does not give all he can, I have more hope for Judas Iscariot than for that man!” ― John Wesley

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  • Discipleship Moment 11-2-14

    “Earthly goods are given to be used, not to be collected. In the wilderness God gave Israel the manna every day, and they had no need to worry about food and drink. Indeed, if they kept any of the manna over until the next day, it went bad. In the same way, the disciple must […]

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  • Discipleship Moment 10-26-14

    “When all is said and done, the life of faith is nothing if not an unending struggle of the spirit with every available weapon against the flesh.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship

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  • Discipleship Moment 10-19-14

    “Jesus says that every Christian has his own cross waiting for him, a cross destined and appointed by God. Each must endure his allotted share of suffering and rejection. But each has a different share: some God deems worthy of the highest form of suffering, and gives them the grace of martyrdom, while others he […]

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