Monthly Archives: November 2008

Countering Consumerism

Watching this video is great preparation for Black Friday kind of madness, especially the consumerism that led to the literal trampling death of a woman in Wal-Mart this morning.

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The Fourth Thursday

The Fourth Thursday Memories. Family here and missed. Angel biscuits. Blessings. Sharing stories. Celebrating and grieving. Feasting. Counting one by one. Gratitude to the Great Provider, from whom all blessings flow. jch

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Burning Bush

Playing around with a new iPhone camera app.

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Being a Friend

Jamie Scoggin leading Friendship Ministry Training for this new ministry pairing people with food box recipients. We had 150 request a friend for a year. This is inaugural and a new way of befriending people in poverty and giving hope.

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Thanksgiving Blessing 08

All 750 distributed by 8:35.

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Box Up at VOA

Tomorrow is the big day. 750 food boxes this year. 7 am.

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Picts From Our Last No Shave November

It's obvious that No Shave November has been a long-standing tradition throughout our 163 years, as these First Baptist Shreveport pastors not only believed in it but kept theirs long after the contest was over.  I think the pastor on … Continue reading

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For All Those in No Shave November

There actually is a whole site devoted to growing a beard.  Hope this helps.  I’m looking for plugs. The following information should help get you through the beard-growing process. all about beards: growing a beard

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40 is a Good Number

It was exciting to see that #40 is coming up for the number of houses the Fuller Center has built.  I’m proud that our church has been deeply involved with many of these 40, participating in real neighborhood transformation and … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to Be a Christian?

Steve Knight has the following question and YouTube montage on his post now up on Emergent Village.  Any thoughts ? This is a creative mash-up of various YouTube videos, including clips from Anderson Cooper (CNN), Brian McLaren, and Tony Campolo, … Continue reading

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