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Times of Refreshing

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Pastor’s Perspective by Matt Albritton, First UMC Wetumpka On Sunday, February 6, 1763, John Wesley wrote in his journal: “Knowing many were greatly tempted on occasion of these occurrences, I preached on 1 Corinthians 10:13, ‘God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you […]

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Jesus Prays
Perfect Prayers For You

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Grady Smith, Head Pastor of Gateway Baptist Church What difference has it made in your life when someone has prayed for you? Have you ever been struggling with a sin, and had a fellow church member stop, encourage you, and pray for strength for you? Have you ever been […]

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Are You a People Builder-Upper?

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Mark Bethea, First Baptist Church, Montgomery Therefore, encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Recently I received a text message in the middle of the day that simply read, “I’m praying for you right now.” Six simple words that […]

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A Father’s Blessing

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Dr. Teman Knight, Heritage Baptist Church, Montgomery The Bible describes three types of blessings. First, we are blessed by God because he has done for us what we could not do for ourselves. Ephesians 1:3 tells us, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, […]

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Unanswered Prayer?

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Dr. Chris Montgomery, Frazer Memorial UMC. When it comes to the topic of unanswered prayer, the first thing we have to ask ourselves is, is there such a thing as unanswered prayer? While there may be a gap between the moment we pray a prayer and the moment we […]

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The Tale of Two Gardens

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Dr. Peyton Hill, First Baptist Church, Prattville This month Christians will remember the death and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Good Friday and Easter Sunday form the central event of history. Most churches will gather in some way to sing songs of the cross and the empty tomb, […]

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Choosing to Grow

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Father Andrew Rowell, Christchurch Montgomery Scripture doesn’t tell us much about Jesus’s early years. For the most part, God’s Word summarizes the thirty years between Jesus’s birth and His baptism in Luke 2:52, where we learn that Jesus “grew in the knowledge and stature of the Lord.” Not […]

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Encouragement Sustains
The Hope We Need

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Rev. Michael Cobb of Dalraida United Methodist Church Francis Gary Powers might as well be the most famous U-2 pilot in history. Set for a secret mission on May 1, 1960, Powers was taking aerial photos of the Soviet Union from 70,000 feet when he was hit by […]

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Forward Into an Unknown 2022

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Pastor Mark Bethea of First Baptist Church Montgomery New Year’s Day arrives alongside a wellspring of optimism and anticipation for all that could happen in a new year. We make new resolutions, throw away old calendars, set lofty expectations, and look forward to a new year. It’s a […]

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God With Us

This month’s Pastor’s Perspective is delivered by Dr. Teman Knight of Heritage Baptist Church Montgomery The last two years have been very difficult for us all. The pandemic has led to heath issues, loss of loved ones, grief, isolation, depression, and fatigue. The divisiveness, and even hostility, that we see in our society is heart […]