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Think on These Things – May 3, 2020

by jrussell

Read a book several years ago by Philip Keller entitled, “Lessons from a Sheep Dog: A True Story for Transforming Love.” Mr. Keller said, when training a sheep dog, the hardest thing was teaching him to wait when the shepherd was not in sight. We know that the Holy Spirit resides within the spirit of […]

Think on These Things – April 26, 2020

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Read something very interesting several years ago: “The task ahead of us is never greater than the power behind us.” The only thing I would change is “behind us” to “in us.” Galatians 6:19 says, “So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest […]

Think on These Things – April 19, 2020

by jrussell

Hebrews 6:19 says, “Which hope we have as an anchor for the soul, both sure and steadfast…” “Hope” is so powerful; it is an anchor for the mind, will, and emotions (the soul). Hebrews 11:1 states that faith is the underlying ingredient that makes hope come to pass. Faith and hope work together; one does […]

Think on These Things – March 22, 2020

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The culture of the Dominion of the King (Kingdom) is wonderful. To trust our lives to an all-knowing, all caring and all-powerful King is to truly rest. Let’s not allow “mixed seed” into lives. Proverbs 4:20-23 says, “My child, pay attention to what I say. Listen carefully to my words. Don’t lose sight of them. […]

80th Anniversary T-Shirts

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We’re taking orders for Bancroft Mission’s 80th-anniversary t-shirts. The shirts are $15. Please contact Adam or Beth Ford if you are interested – orders are due February 3rd.

Special Speaker – John Hanson

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Hello saints of the most high God and BCGM. This is a late notice but John and Joyce Hanson from International Missions Outreach in Haiti will be ministering on this Sunday evening. Please pass the word. Thanks, Jim You can follow IMO on facebook.

Help us Film the World’s First Simba Guaraní Bible Dedication

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Support the Missions Trip to Bolivia Joshua Russell plans to take a crew of film-makers down to Bolivia in late May to film the Simba Guaraní Bible dedication. Donate or find out more about the fundraiser here: If you would like to make a donation, checks can be made out to the church, designated for the Missions Account. […]

Pastor’s Corner January 17, 2016

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January 17, 2015 An amazing story is told in John chapter 4. Here is an outcast from religion and society that declares to a group of men “Come see a man…” This is one of the things Jesus does for us; breaking down barriers. The John who shared the story of the Samaritan woman in […]

Christ Lives In Me

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    I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. -Galatians 2:20