Snode Prayer Letter – September 1, 2014

Dear Pastors & Praying Friends, Last night, we held our first  official service for a new church plant called Downham Baptist Church. The Lord blessed with a family of four visiting with us. We met them during the week while out door-knocking, and it was a real joy to have them visit with us. We […]

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Downham

Update: New Church Plant in Downham

This past Tuesday was our final Bible study in Eltham. Thank you for praying for the outreach in that area. We started the Bible study in Eltham because of the need and to see what kind of interest there might be in the gospel and possibly for a new church plant.  Though we did have some opportunities […]

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Northwest

Update: Northern Ireland Report

On last Thursday, we returned from a two week trip to Northern Ireland. The purpose of the trip was to visit with many of our friends there and to have some time away as a family. It was very good to reconnect with friends that we have known for years. We will always have a soft […]

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How Has God Used Faith Promise Missions Giving in Your Life?

Faith Promise Missions Giving is a programme that I have been privileged to be involved in since I was a child. Teri and I have seen God bless us in amazing ways since we have made this a significant part of our lives. The purpose of this post is not to explain the giving programme but […]

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The Key to Personal Transformation

Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. Most people have things about themselves that they want to change. Most Christians know that there are areas in their lives that […]

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Do We Have a Burden?

Romans 9:1-3 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh: What consumes our thoughts? What occupies our heart? […]

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Snode Prayer Letter – August 6, 2014

Dear Pastors & Praying Friends, We are currently back in Northern Ireland for a few weeks, taking our family “holiday” and visiting with friends. It is so encouraging to see many of the Christians continuing on for the Lord and to see the growth that has taken place at Northwest Baptist Church in Derry. God […]

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Video: Lessons for Young Preachers

My pastor has a real heart for training men. Here is a great video reminding all preachers and especially young preachers of the importance of being and doing before we try to teach others. I hope it is a blessing.

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The Heavenly Narrative

Job 2:3-7 “And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause. And Satan answered the Lord, […]

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No More Jacob

Genesis 32:28 And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed. Jacob was left alone. His family had all crossed over Jabbok. He was getting ready to face his angry bother Esau after many years. His conniving and scheming […]

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