Category Archives: Fellowship

Community: How it Works

For many years now, the mission statement for Southside Baptist Church has been, “Changing the world through Jesus Christ.” It is on our stationery, on our website, and everywhere our logo is printed. But a mission statement isn’t truly a mission statement unless we take it seriously and do something about it. With that in

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You Can Do It!

Philippians 4:13 Introduction: I. I can do. What was Paul doing? a) Content with his circumstances (V. 12) Paul has learned the secret of contentment . . . he can be hungry, or well fed . . . he has learned to be content with much, or with little. He was rejoicing in all things

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When I Was a Stranger

Leviticus 19 It was Monday and I was headed for Alexandria, three hours away, for our annual Louisiana Baptist Convention due to get underway at 5:30 that evening. I’ve made the drive from our New Orleans home so many times–Interstate 10 through Baton Rouge to LaFayette, north on Interstate 49 to Alexandria–that I needed a change

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Background on Philippians

Philippi was the first city on European soil where a Christian church was founded by Paul (on his second missionary journey see Acts 16).  Timothy, Silas, and Luke were present with him.  Lydia is converted and Paul and Silas were imprisoned following the riot.  On the third journey, Paul visits again (Acts 20; 2 Corinthians 2 and 2 Corinthians

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