Archive for November, 2011

November 27, 2011 “Approaching God”

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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How Will You Be Remembered?

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Acts 9 tells the inspiring story of a woman named Tabitha (some knew her as Dorcas).  Her character was that she “was always doing good and helping the poor” (v.36).  What a reputation!  What comes to the mind of others when they think of you?  Always doing good? Always helping others?

Sadly, Tabitha became sick and died.  As funeral arrangements were being made for her it was learned that the Apostle Peter was nearby.  Two men were sent to bring back Peter; perhaps he could do something to reverse this awful loss. (more…)

November 20, 2011 “Good News Day”-Ronnie Hill

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
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November 13, 2011 “God Wants to Use You”

Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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November 13, 2011 “God Wants to Use You”

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

How would you like to be the kind of person that God uses for His purposes?  Wouldn’t you like to know the exhilaration of being a person God uses to bring life to spiritually dead people, encouragement to discouraged people, comfort to despairing people, hope to hopeless people, help to helpless people?  Wouldn’t you like to be a person God includes in the great work of bringing a miracle into someone else’s life?  Do you think that is far beyond what you would ever be able to do?  Well I have news for you, friend.  God wants to use you. (more…)

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Unfinished Business

Friday, November 4th, 2011

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith” (2 Timothy 4:7). 

I have long admired the tenacious spirit of the Apostle Paul as he went about his God-given mission doing the work the Savior had given him to do.  Right up to the day of his death the great saint kept the Master’s business before him, wanting to not quit until the race was done. 

A recent New York Times article carried the remarks of Mona Simpson, the biological sister of Steve Jobs, now deceased founder of Apple.  In her remarks, a eulogy for her brother, Simpson talked about the last days of Jobs’ life on earth after his long battle with cancer.  (more…)

October 30, 2011 “No Complacency”

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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  • Bio & Introduction

    Dr. Michael Dean has been the senior pastor at Travis Avenue Baptist Church since 1991, having also served churches elsewhere in Texas and New Mexico. He and his wife Nan are blessed with two married children and three grandchildren. With a keen sense of calling to shepherd the flock of God entrusted to his care, Michael longs to see people become passionate followers of Jesus Christ. His hobbies include long-distance running, golf and hunting.

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