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August 17, 2012

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RUSHVILLE — Plum Creek Christian Church

Unstoppable Joy

Even in the midst of severe persecution the Apostle Paul did not lose his joy. He knew that God would use his trials for good. While in prison Paul continued to write letters to encourage the believers. This letter is recorded as follows in Philippians 1:12-14.

"Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel. As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard and to everyone else that I am in chains for Christ. Because of my chains, most of the brothers in the Lord have been encouraged to speak the Word of God more courageously and fearlessly." Ê

Paul continued to spread the good news of Jesus Christ even while chained to a guard. And his faith caused many to spread the word without fear. All of us as Christians have the opportunity daily to spread the joy and share the truth of Jesus. Visit with us this Sunday as we continue our series on Unstoppable Joy.

Faith Baptist Church

Faith Baptist Church in Morristown is holding a special Sunday school series called "The Seven Deadly Stresses," taught by Steve Smith. This week's lesson will be on the topic of "Bitterness and the Digestive System" which begins at 9:30 a.m.

Aug. 19 morning worship services will be held at 10:30 a.m., with a special offering being taken for the Creation Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio, followed by a pitch-in lunch at noon and the afternoon services at 1 p.m. at Morristown Manor Nursing Home.

Next Sunday, Aug. 26, will be the quarterly business meeting during the afternoon service and visitation will be held on at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29.

The Good News Clubs will start again at Morristown Elementary School on Wednesday, Aug. 29, immediately after school. Sign up in the school office or call Faith Baptist Church at 765-763-7657 for more information.

Online sermons are available on the church's website at www.fbcmorristown.org

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