Archive for May, 2012

True Confession

Monday, May 7th, 2012

“Let your ear be attentive and your eyes open to hear the prayer your servant is praying before you day and night for your servants, the people of Israel. I confess the sins we Israelites, including myself and my father’s house, have committed against you” (Nehemiah 1:6).

In our National Day of Prayer service on May 3 I invited a number of our church members to lead in prayer and the reading of Scripture.  We met at the Gladney Center, one of America’s leading adoption agencies, located next door to the construction site of a new Planned Parenthood abortion clinic.  It was an appropriate setting for us to pour out our brokenness over the evil of abortion that is so prevalent in our land. (more…)

May 6, 2012, “Standing in the Gap”

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

It was the darkest of the darkest hours for the Jews and the city of Jerusalem when God called a young man by the name of Ezekiel to the ministry of the prophet.  Open your Bibles to the book that contains his message … Ezekiel 22.  We’re making our way through the books of the OT that contain the messages of the Major and Minor Prophets.  Ezekiel, one of the Major Prophets, came from a family of priests and so he was well acquainted with the deplorable condition of the spiritual life of his people. (more…)

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April 29, 2012 “The Plans of the Lord”

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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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