Precious Memories

Precious Memories

Sandra: One of my greatest delights in our ministry was helping Ken prepare for the annual Lord’s Supper service: a fully candlelight service, lace tablecloth, the emblems, setting up for the feet washing, selecting special hymns to play for the Read the rest

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50 Years On . . .

50 Years On . . .

With fondness, we recall many annual Lord’s Supper celebrations with congregations served over the years in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Texas — and one special Supper with brethren down under in Adelaide, South Australia. The commitment among CoG7 folks to Read the rest

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Redeeming the Time

Redeeming the Time

Having just turned 50 a few weeks ago, I’ve been thinking about time a little more than usual these days, and just a few weeks ahead of Lord’s Supper. It is not dreaded, depressed thoughts — only that keen awareness … Read the rest

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I’m Not Innocent but Forgiven

I’m Not Innocent but Forgiven

 The book of Isaiah opens with God grieving because Israel’s sins have blinded them, making them ignorant of God’s deep love for them:

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the Lord hath spoken, I have nourished and

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First Footwashing

First Footwashing

When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. “Do you understand what I have done for you?” he asked them. “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that

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Hunger Pangs

Hunger Pangs

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good (Psalm 34:8, NKJV throughout).

I accepted Christ at a young age (4), so I have many memories of taking communion as a kid. Everything about it was special: the gold metal … Read the rest

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