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The Answer

The Answer I stepped outside last evening before I retired. It was about 11pm. I go outside regularly about that time for just a minute or two, depending on the weather, to take in the night sky, the night air, and the night environment. There’s something soothing and comforting to me when I do that. …Read the full blog…

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When Will We See the Power?

When Will We See the Power Lately, I have been reading and thinking about the Holy Spirit and His work. I believe there a power that resides with the Spirit of God. Paul (II Timothy) and other Bible writers talk about this power that resides with the Spirit and is given in measure as needed. …Read the full blog…

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From Julie Broyles

What follows is from Julie Broyles, missionary in Cambodia. Phyllis Hogue has worked with Julie in the Cambodian mission. The congregation began to support Julie a few years ago, and continues to provide support. In 2017, the RiverWalk Missions Endowment Fund spearheaded a matching grant effort to provide Julie with a transportation van for the …Read the full blog…

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Ten Reasons

I subscribe to a daily blog called “The Morning Drive” by Scott McCown. I don’t know the man other than from the blog. Scott is a minister, and I enjoy most of his daily posts. Today, Scott posted ten reasons why he enjoys his vocation as a minister of the Gospel. As I read down …Read the full blog…

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The Truth

The Truth I recently received a pamphlet from a church in Florida. Evidently, the church here is on their mailing list, because we receive this pamphlet regularly. Inside was an article originally written by David Lipscomb. It was published in the “Gospel Advocate” in 1907, so you can get an idea of how old this …Read the full blog…

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Change

Change We’ve had a busy and fruitful 2017 here at RiverWalk Church of Christ. We are growing in several areas, and have installed new Elders as well as worked with our new lead minister for a year now. Our young adults class is growing as is our average attendance and offering. We’ve partnered with Hope …Read the full blog…

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Wonder No Longer

Wonder No Longer (The essence of this post is taken from a devotional by Paul David Tripp.) How often have you wondered why life is the way it is for you? How often have you said, “When it rains, it pours,” regarding a seemingly long string of bad or challenging things that are going on …Read the full blog…

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The Facts of God

The Facts of God I’m reading a book called “The Secret of Guidance” by F. B. Meyer. It’s a short book, but filled with true gems. One of the chapters is titled, “Fact! Faith! Feelings!” It talks of the role of each of these in the life of the Christian. Under the “Facts” part of …Read the full blog…

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Driven

”Driven” (The following thoughts, and some quotes, are taken from the book, “Foundations of the Christian Faith” by James Montgomery Boice (pp41-42). As Christians, we believe (mostly) that the Scriptures are more than inspired by God…they are “God-breathed.” We also have verses in the Bible itself which tell us, in varied ways, this truth. One …Read the full blog…

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You’ll Grow

You’ll Grow The last couple of days, I’ve been brooding over the words to some of the songs found in Handel’s “Messiah.” You see, I am a member of the Wichita Choral Society, which annually produces and performs the masterwork. We’ve been practicing, and several of the numbers are in my head. I also have …Read the full blog…

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