Josh Wootton

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Building Christian Community

“And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. . .  And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.” …

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What Kind of Children Will We Send?

“One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts.” — Psalm 145:4 “The shot-clock is ticking.” I heard this phrase Monday as a passionate student pastor described his strategy for discipling young people. A former basketball player, this pastor found a great illustration in the shot-clock that ticks away on …

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What Makes Southern Baptists Unique?

Next week is the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. This is a unique meeting of churches in that it is technically the only time the Southern Baptist Convention exists. Two days a year like minded churches come together for mutual encouragement and cooperation on issues such as missions, theology, and culture. Those churches …

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Good Friday

Good Friday is a day we remember death. The day affects everyone because death affects everyone. Fifty-five million people a year die. That’s about a hundred and five a minute. That’s two people every second. The author of Hebrews pointed out the brutal fact that it is appointed to every person to die once (Heb. …

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The Future

“Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.” — Proverbs 16:3 Eastern Hills has been here for 65 years. It has not ceased in that time to serve as a beacon of hope for Montgomery. This has always been a congregation that seeks to love the Lord with all our heart, …

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