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Urgency

In the gospel of John chapter 9 Jesus shared with his disciples this truth, "While I am in the world, I am the Light of the world." In the preceding verse Jesus had announced to His disciples that, "We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work." The phrase, "while it is day" could reference the years of Jesus' earthly...

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Family Roots

My family and I have been members of Morningside since 1984. We have seen growth and changes, and we have been blessed to be a part of the three previous stewardship campaigns. The current Family Matters campaign is an opportunity to look at where we are and where we are going. I believe that Morningside's roots are strong and spiritually deep. I believe that the Lord has...

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Moving Morningside Forward

Family Matters moves Morningside forward. It captures a vision of the future and gives you a chance to participate in the vision via commitment. Commitment Sunday sits a few squares away from today on the calendar. Mark your calendar for Sunday, May 20, 2012, and consider giving sacrificially. Sacrificial giving means to subordinate or give up something you desire - some...

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A Prayer for Faith

Oh Father in Heaven, Thank you for everything you do for us; thank you for your Word and the examples you give us in your Word. It is my prayer that we remember those examples, especially those who acted on faith, and apply them in our lives today. I pray that your will be done. I pray that our will and our desire align with yours. I pray that if the new building is inde...

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A Family Matters Challenge

Morningside as a body, is responding to God's challenge in Family Matters. The "Over and Above Gift Guide" is designed to get us thinking about our commitment to Family Matters. We, as individual parts of the body, are being challenged to ask and follow the Lord's will in our life, and in this moment particularly in regards to Family Matters. Each one of us, each family to...

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Strength

An athlete is coached to avoid getting too excited or too down during the contest. They are to remain as calm as possible and rely on their training. In the message Sunday Peter told Jesus he would lay down his life for Him. Jesus answered, "Will you really lay down your life for me? I tell you the truth, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times!" There is ...

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Transform

It's time to build the church! Not with bricks and mortar, but through power and obedience to the Word! Over the course of the next four months, we will work to transform the church by developing and strengthening the infrastructure to fulfill the purpose of the church. By reaching, teaching, and ministering, the church will implement proven, time-tested principles that wi...

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Help Fight Hunger!

Help us win $1 million to fight hunger in Columbus, Georgia! Through April 30, 2012, Walmart is launching a Fighting Hunger Together Facebook campaign encouraging the public to help them select one community to receive $1 million and 20 runner-up communities to receive $50,000 to fight hunger. The funds will be distributed among several organizations in the most supported ...

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Elder's Corner - Reflecting Light

From my early years as a child I have always favored daylight over darkness. Whatever the source of my nighttime fears, they vanished with the dawning of a new day. I remember staying with my grandmother on her farm during summer-breaks from school and running around with my uncle as he managed his farm operations. During the days, life was all good. However, when the sun ...

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Thad's Now on Twitter!

Thad has stepped into the world of Twitter! Follow him now @TThadSmith ...

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