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What if He Left?

In this edition of Letters from the Pastors, Pastor Tyler reflects on Ezekiel 10, specifically on how it would affect us if God withdrew His presence from us....

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The "If" Factor

This summer our students have been participating in a video Bible Study in the book of Proverbs called P4: Proverbs during Pandemic for Plymouth Park. If you would like to see some of these videos, you can click here to visit our Student Ministry YouTube channel. In the third week of our study, we covered Proverbs 2:1-5, which is an exhortation to seek wisdom. These v...

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A Prayer for Our Nation

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Father, I pray this morning for the family of George Floyd. His death was such a senseless loss of life. Your Word tells us in Psalm 56:8 that You keep a record of all of our sorrows. I pray that his family will lean on You and look to You in their grief. Your Word tells us in Psalm 147 that you will heal the brokenhearted and bind up their wounds. We pray that for George...

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My Favorite Word in the Bible

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I hope the title of this article caught your attention! As a pastor, people often ask me what my favorite book of the Bible is or what my favorite Bible verse is, and those are hard questions to answer (how do you pick just one???). But, I don't ever recall a time when someone asked me what my favorite word in the Bible is, so here we go Maybe you're thinking that my favo...

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Bitter or Better?


"2Consider it a great joy, my brothers, whenever you experience various trials,3knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.4But endurance must do its complete work, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing." James 1:2-4 Trials. I believe it is safe to say that a global pandemic such as the one we are currently facing brings with it a fai...

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Focusing on Jesus

Since our quarantine began, I have been creating a video-based Bible study for our Plymouth Park students teaching through the book of 2 Timothy. One of the verses that has really stuck out to me is 2:8, which reads, "Keep your attention on Jesus Christ as risen from the dead and descended from David. This is according to my gospel." Paul is telling his protg Timothy th...

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Coronavirus and the Church

There are many times in our lives that we have faced challenges as a Christians, family members and neighbors, but none more so than now. Our family of faith has always sought to respond to circumstances and crisis by seeking God's direction. God's Word is faithful to provide guidance and insight during challenging times. The challenge now presents itself in...

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Spiritual Training in the Offseason

Spiritual Training In The Off Season Matthew 13:1-9; 19 "That same day Jesus went out of the houseand sat by the lake.2Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boatand sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore.3Then he told them many things in parables, saying:"A farmer went out to sow his seed.4As he was scattering the seed, some fell along th...

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Student Ministry in the Life of the Church

In my years of church-going, I have observed that many families arrive at church together only to part ways as soon as they enter the doors and not see each other again until it is time to leave. Everyone goes off to their own Sunday School class, then sometimes even to their own worship service. Is this the way it should be? Is this the way God intended church to function...

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The Church Choir


Many churches struggle with whether or not the choir should be a part of their future. While I don't believe that it should be a part of every church, there are some compelling reasons for a church to utilize a worship-leading choir in their times of worship. Below are comments written by Mark Condon in an article he wrote some time back addressing this issue. "Do We...

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