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CHBC Weekly May 6, 2022

The Mission of CHBC – Mission-Minded

God did not just create the church out of a redeemed people by the cross of Christ. He also gave the church a mission. That mission is to continue to take the message of salvation by faith in Christ alone to every people group in the world. We often refer to the mission of the church as the Great Commission. We have received a command. We must keep that command before us as one of our three core convictions, or as we call them one of the three pillars: Biblically-Modeled; Mission-Minded; and Multi-Cultural.

 

Platform Remodel

The platform remodel continues to take steps forward toward completion. We are still waiting on foam to be delivered to the manufacturer of the choir risers, and we are awaiting carpet fibers to be shipped to the carpet manufacturer. Thank you for patiently praying with the Building Team as this project is underway.

 

Vacation Bible School – June 6 – June 10

VBS at CHBC will occur from June 6 to June 10 each morning from 9 AM to Noon. Members you may sign up to serve in a variety of ways. Classroom teachers, Classroom helpers, Registration, Snack helpers, Craft room, Missions Room, or Recreation. Children who have completed Kindergarten – 6th Grade may be registered to attend. Children of those serving who are younger than registration age will be provided childcare. Use this link to register your children for VBS: Registration for VBS.

 

CrossTimbers – Children’s Camp

This children’s camp is for children who will have completed the 3rd-6th grade at the end of this school term. The dates are June 20-23. There are only a few beds left. Please contact Mrs. Cheryl, Director for Preschool and Children’s Ministries at , or visit the website at: CrossTimbers Registration.

 

Aaron Project – Prayer Partner Brunch

May 7, 8:30 – 10 AM. If you signed up to be an Aaron Project Prayer Partner for one of our redeemED educators, then you need to plan to be a part of the Aaron Project Prayer Partner Brunch. This will be the time and place to meet the administrator, faculty, or staff member you have been praying for. You need to RSVP using this link: Aaron Project Prayer Partner Brunch.

 

Scripture of the Month

Isaiah 40:31, “Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary.” Each week CHBC says aloud a passage of Scripture during our morning worship gathering. This is done for two reasons. First, we are commanded in Scripture to encourage one another with the Word of God. Second, we want to emphasize the spiritual discipline of Scripture memory. Receive a text to your phone with this verse set to music by texting the word “CHBCVERSE” to the number (302) 207-SONG (7664).

 

A Moment in Church History

On May 5, 1910, Alexander Maclaren dies in Edinburgh, Scotland. He had preached from the original languages of the Bible and witnessed deep transformations in the churches he pastored. He had thought his sermons fell short, but posterity will regard them as among the clearest ever published. His commentaries are still widely used by laymen and pastors. Learn more about what happened on this date in church history by following this link: Today in Church History.

 

Prayer

Use prayer to wage a war for thanksgiving when your heart and mind are anxious. Pray for one another to fight worry with prayers of thanksgiving.

Philippians 4:6-7

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”


Mark D. DeMoss, Senior Pastor

     Capitol Hill Baptist Church

     Equipping…Exalting…Extending

            For the Glory of God

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Discipleship Resources for May 5, 2022

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DISCIPLESHIP RESOURCES

One of the things we want you to do with resources like this is to engage your family and/or your brothers and sisters in the church in spiritual conversations. If you are listening to and reading from biblically solid sources, then you are more likely to want to have conversations about those things with other people. This is for you, and it is to help you build a community of faithful followers through the church.


Resources from The Gospel Coalition, Stir One Another Up!, article by Matt Boga


Resources from Paul Tripp Ministries, Don’t Feed the Beast, weekly blog from Paul Tripp


Resources from Desiring God Ministries, We Stand for Truth Himself, article by David Mathis


Resources from Grace to You, The Origin of Evil, Sermon by John MacArthur (listen or read)


Resources from CHBC, OKC, The Analysis, podcast by Mark DeMoss and Deanna Huff


Music Video, My Hope is Built on Nothing Less, as sung live at T4G


Printable Bible Reading Plan, Discipleship Journal Bible Reading Plan, by Navigators


The Briefing Podcast, New Episodes of the Briefing, by Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

Mark D. DeMoss, Senior Pastor

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