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Global Partners

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Posted by John Brunton on

We are going to have to pull our Global Partners off of the field! Those are words I pray we will never have to send out and thanks to the generous and sacrificial support of our sending community, we are currently in a good position to keep them all on the field. As a matter of fact, the Global ...

November Travels

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Posted by Wayne Williams on

As I mentioned in our worship time last Sunday, six of us from Greater Portland Bible Church will be leaving over the next week to visit and serve with Dan and Eva Anderson in Madrid Spain. This traveling team includes Ken and Judy Pinkerton, Sheila Michaelson, Tom Luther, Phil Muir, and myself. ...

Bigger and Better

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Posted by Sally Bland on

Last week I had the pleasure of spending Sunday morning with our Elementary kids.   As we dived in and discussed how God is enough, we played a game, “Bigger and Better!”  Rachel Nordlund started us off, she had a pen and asked if anyone had something with them that was ...

The After People

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Posted by Steve Muir on

When was the last time you needed to share a burden that you were carrying and you found someone who really listened to you? I’m talking about the undistracted, full-attention, empathetic kind of listening. Chances are, you felt loved, understood, and valued. You were likely able to express ...

Home

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Posted by Blake Wilkes on

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year (besides winter) with the changing of the leaves and the cooler temperatures and crisper air. The smell of pumpkin is in the air because everywhere has a pumpkin flavored something and it always gives me this sense of hominess. You know what I’m ...

Prayer

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Posted by Wayne Williams on

What is prayer? When should we pray? Where should we pray? How should we pray? How you answer those questions depends of course, on what you believe about God and what you believe about his attitude toward us. Those of us who claim to be followers of Jesus and who know even a little bit of the ...

Global Partners

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Posted by John Brunton on

Do you ever listen to the news or read the sensationalized newspapers and feel like God is losing the battle? There are a lot of statistics evolving that, from a Christian perspective, give one cause to be concerned. Have we become a Nation where true Jesus followers are being marginalized and no ...

Thrive

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Posted by Crystal Livingston on

Are you married? What do you think when you see a single unmarried person at church? Do you think that the person is doing awesome? Do you think that the person has such a busy life that they just do not have time for relationships of any kind and they must be lonely? Do you think since the person ...

9/11

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Posted by Wayne Williams on

Today, September 11, has been designated by the U.S. Congress as “Patriot Day.” When it was first established in October 2001, it was called the “National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001.” It was to be a national ...

Worship

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Posted by Joyce Wachsmuth on

Four times a year we have Community Sundays where the whole church comes together for worship. This past Sunday, the theme was Worship. We were challenged and inspired to consider the different facets of worship. We participated in adoring Jesus through music, through confession, through baptism, ...