Charlottesville, Neo-Nazis, and Violence

Date August 15, 2017
Author Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer
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By now all of us have heard the tragic news of what took place over the weekend in Charlottesville. Unfortunately, this event will no doubt fuel racial hatred that will continue to spill over in the days and weeks to come. The fact that the president belatedly called out the …

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Senior Pastor Update: August 13, 2017

Date August 13, 2017
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In Hebrews 3:13, we are commanded to exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. This week let’s pray for our next Senior Pastor. Pray that God will strengthen him for his …

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Pastor to People: August 13, 2017

Date August 13, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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This coming Saturday Carme and I will take our daughter Hannah to Arizona for college. How is it that my little girl, who I thought entered kindergarten just last week, will be away for months at a time in a city almost 1,500 miles away? Where did the time …

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Senior Pastor Update: July 30, 2017

Date July 30, 2017
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Isaiah 6:8 says, And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.” This week, let’s pray that each one of us will be willing to go and do whatever God …

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Pastor to People: July 30, 2017

Date July 30, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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When I was a kid, we would often go out for ice cream after the Sunday evening service. It’s one of my favorite childhood memories and illustrates the change in my parents’ lives when they came to faith. Before we were infrequent churchgoers; afterwards, we went pretty much every …

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Senior Pastor Update: July 23, 2017

Date July 23, 2017
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In 1 Thessalonians 2:4, Paul says of himself and his fellow evangelists, just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man, but to please God who tests our hearts. This week, let’s pray for our next …

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Pastor to People: July 23, 2017

Date July 23, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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Everyone at your church has been very friendly to us”—that’s what a guest told me recently. Isn’t that encouraging? Admittedly, that may not be everyone’s experience at The Moody Church, but I trust we are all striving together to make it a reality. If you are …

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Senior Pastor Update: July 9, 2017

Date July 9, 2017
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In Ecclesiastes 3:13, Solomon said I perceived that whatever God does endures forever; nothing can be added to it, nor anything taken from it. God has done it, so that people fear before him. This week, pray that God will help our next Senior Pastor to always remember that …

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Pastor to People: July 9, 2017

Date July 9, 2017
Author Dr. William P. Bertsche
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No one I know likes to be called an ignoramus, so I try to limit my use of the term. :) Still, at one point or another, we all are guilty of being ignorant. In our pride, that ignorance rarely hinders our confidence, which makes us doubly guilty. Having a teachable …

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Senior Pastor Update: July 2, 2017

Date July 2, 2017
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Proverbs 3:34 says Toward the scorners he is scornful, but to the humble he gives favor. This week, let’s pray that the Lord will develop a spirit of humility in every one of us. Ask God to help each of us put others above ourselves, and to put …

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