[17 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 47 views]
Happier Picture

Here is a recent talk I gave on a Wednesday evening at Evangel. Many of listened to it and found it helpful. May God help you grow in your experience of the Lord’s joy!

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[17 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 47 views]
Happier Picture

Here is a recent talk I gave on a Wednesday evening at Evangel. Many of listened to it and found it helpful. May God help you grow in your experience of the Lord’s joy!

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[15 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 13 views]
Charlie Brown

Speaker: Ken Pierpont
Place: Evangel Baptist Church
Date: December 14, 2014 AM

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[15 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 60 views]
Christmas Scene

We are only ten short days from Christmas. This weekend I preached at a Christmas Conference. I taught Scriptures and told stories to inspire people to make Christ widely known like the Shepherds did after they had witnessed the birth of Jesus. One of the stories I told I want to share with you today.
Charles Spurgeon once preached a Christmas message from the story of the demon-possessed man from Gadara. The heart of the message came from the instruction Jesus gave the man after he was delivered. Instead of …

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[8 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 60 views]
Christmas Light GIF

It’s a quiet Monday a little over two weeks before Christmas. The first of the year the family will be spread from Oregon to Michigan to Wisconsin to New Mexico but for Christmas we will be together at Granville Cottage.
Saturday afternoon Lois and I drove to Canada to speak for a Christmas Banquet. The roads were clear and the evening was delightful. We had fellowship with some old friends and made some new ones. The food was good, the hall was full, and the people were attentive. It was …

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[8 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 62 views]
PineCones

It’s Christmastime again in the Downriver and money is tight. As wonderful as the season is, you can sometimes feel the financial and emotional pressure in the air. If your heart has eyes for it you can see it. 
Jim is one of our deacons. Jim and Bea needed gas one day last week. They were shopping gas prices, trying to save a few cents a gallon, when they saw a sad sight with the eyes of their hearts. 
A young man was out in the cold on a bike. He …

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[2 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 155 views]
Ski Nut

Classic re-post from 2002
No one loves Christmastime more than I do. But when you are the head of the household it has its attendant frustrations. One of them is finding the money to cover regular expenses and the additional expectations of Christmas gifts and celebrations and trips.
One December afternoon about ten years ago (actually it would have been about December 1992) a fresh snow had fallen so the girls made cookies and we put on Christmas music and we were all filled with Christmas enthusiasm. The little …

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[2 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 67 views]
Holly's Fireplace

(Holly and Jesse’s Fireplace in Oregon, ready for Christmas)
Holly pointed me to a simple, home-made advent video by Ann Voskamp… Ann said something wonderful and worth thinking about today….
“Maybe more than scientific conclusive evidence of God… maybe the dark depths of us long for a wounded weeping God who doesn’t write answers for us in the stars, but but writes answers for us in His scars. Maybe in ditches and deathbeds–maybe we aren’t seeking evidence of God as much as we are seeking an experience with God. Instead …