Preacher's Thoughts

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As we enter the final third of the year we continue to focus on our theme Be the Good.  I am so thankful for how you have put that theme into practice over the past month.  I’ve seen and heard so many stories of how Northwesterners have helped others out in preparing for the storm and afterward cleaning up and helping the ones without electricity to be more comfortable.  I know a number of our members were hit hard financially by the storm, but you gave so generously in a special contribution for those hit the hardest. It reminds me of the Macedonian Christians of the first century: In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity (II Corinthians 8:2). I don’t think any of us are in extreme poverty, that same kind of spirit has been evident…….

Christian Financial Resources has partnered with us in helping us improve our property in so many ways.  They will conduct another Financial Planning Seminar on October 19, beginning at 6:30 pm. If you did not get to participate in the last one, sign up for a time when you hear it announced….

Life Groups started September 24.  The first set of lessons are on the theme Is My God Big Enough?  These four lessons will also be the topic of the sermons on Sunday mornings…..

Muleball starts its 66th season October 9.  Hope to see you there…...