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Weekly Encouragement

Ban Lifted, LifeChange, Thanksgiving

By Spencer Mroczek | November 22, 2016

It has been exciting to walk through the Old Testament narrative over the past few weeks – stories of faith and doubt, struggle and victory, deliverance and destiny. We aren’t done yet! David and Daniel are still two more “dots” that need to be connected to give the full picture of God’s redemptive plan, from the Garden of Eden up through the birth of Jesus

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Next for America, Next for BCBC

By Spencer Mroczek | November 14, 2016

Certainly every election cycle brings out the best and the worst in various people – this particular one seemed to trend toward the latter. We all learned some important lessons (I hope) and we all will now rise to the occasion history has granted us (I pray).

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About This Election

By Spencer Mroczek | November 7, 2016

For most of my life, I’ve heard, and even preached, statements like these:

“The real answers for our nation aren’t in Washington D.C.!”
“Political solutions will never heal America.”
“It’s not about the White House, it’s about your house.”
“Elections and Presidents can’t save us, only prayer can save us now.”

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Leaving Our World Behind

By Spencer Mroczek | October 27, 2016

ARC (Association of Related Churches) is a very different “tribe” than what I grew up with, or than what BCBC is, and that’s why I enjoy learning with them. It’s good to get out of the familiar on occasion and see what others are thinking and doing.

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A Healthy Diet?

By Spencer Mroczek | October 10, 2016

As churches grow, they tend to attract more ministry leaders, more exciting ideas, more opportunities. There are Bible studies, work groups, leadership groups, prayer meetings, life-stage groups, fun events, kids ministries, youth outings, senior citizen trips, and much more! That all makes for a pretty full menu of options…but, what should you choose?

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Wisdom Challenge

By Spencer Mroczek | September 28, 2016

This week we looked at the five types of wisdom offered to us in the Scriptures, and how biblical wisdom forms the foundation of a life well-lived for Christ:

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Next Steps Together

By Spencer Mroczek | September 23, 2016

It was great to celebrate with our church family last Sunday – to review what God has done, and to look forward as well.

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This Sunday, We Begin

By Spencer Mroczek | September 14, 2016

God has given BCBC a rich history of Biblical faithfulness, of mission-mindedness, of a genuine family atmosphere that has impacted thousands of lives across the world – including yours and mine.

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LASER FOCUS

By Dan Jarvis | August 11, 2016

When we laser-focus on walking with Christ and proclaiming His gospel, other aspects of life start to get clearer as well. Sure, the things of this world grow strangely dim, but the things that matter in eternity grow brighter and more obvious.

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NUMBERS TO CELEBRATE

By Dan Jarvis | August 9, 2016

Any number we count in ministry work represents something important – people making choices, even sacrificial ones, to serve and love others; people seeking God, growing in their faith, and taking positive steps.

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