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Join us for “Christmas Changes Everything”

If you live within driving distance, I hope you will consider joining us next weekend as we celebrate the birth of Jesus in a wonderful musical presentation called, “Christmas Changes Everything.” The six service times are as follows: Friday, December 14, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 15, 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. Sunday, December 16, 10:30 a.m., 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. No tickets are necessary.  Doors open thirty minutes before each presentation.  Childcare is available for ages...

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Christmas at Ingleside 2018

I hope you are planning to join us at Ingleside this Christmas as we celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Here are some special services that you will want to consider: December 2 - Christmas Remembrance Service A service of hope and encouragement for those grieving the loss of loved ones this Christmas.  It’s at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel. December 9 - Regular Sunday Schedule December 14-16 - Christmas Musical Presentations Invite a friend and celebrate...

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Give Thanks

When our lives are transformed by God’s grace and filled with the Spirit, one of the results will be a grateful heart.  We will approach every day, every relationship, and every circumstance with a bias toward giving thanks. Perhaps that’s why the Apostle Paul mentions gratitude and thanksgiving three different times in the space of just six verses (Colossians 3:12-16) that describe who we are and how we are to live in Christ.  This powerful passage concludes by saying: And...

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Join Us for Thanksgiving?

I hope you will consider joining our Ingleside family of faith for a delicious Thanksgiving meal and wonderful time of worship. If you can come, it will be my privilege to help serve you. When?  We will gather on Tuesday night, November 20. What time’s the meal?  The buffet meal (which includes turkey, dressing, and all the trimmings) begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be served until 6:45 p.m. Where?  At Ingleside – seating will be in our Multi-Purpose Gym, Fellowship Hall,...

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How the Gospel Spreads & the Church Grows

Have you ever thought much about how people take first steps toward faith in Jesus Christ and a vital relationship with other believers in a church?  I have. Some time ago, I reviewed some very interesting survey results from LifeWay Research that asked:  how are Americans willing to receive information about a local church?  In December 2008, the survey asked 15,000 American adults how they felt about 13 different ways they might receive information about a church. What was the...

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See You at the Concert?

As of this writing, only about 100 tickets remain for our “Big Church Night Out” concert with headliner David Crowder on Thursday night, October 4, in our Worship Center. You may purchase tickets at www.ingleside.org.  Just click the “BCNO” banner and it will get you where you need to go. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m.  The concert begins at 7:00 p.m.  All seating is General Admission, so come early to get the seat you want. I hope to see you for the “Big Church Night Out”...

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Make an Investment in Your Marriage

Virtually every marriage can be better, stronger, healthier, and more satisfying. And, Scripture makes clear that it’s both good for us and glorifies God when our marriages are flourishing. That’s why this Sunday, September 23, I encourage you and your spouse to make it a priority to be in worship together that morning and attend our marriage conference that afternoon from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. You may register now for the conference online here. Our worship speaker and...

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How’s the Health of Your Marriage?

Some marriages are pretty healthy.  But many others are under pressure, some are fraying around the edges, and others are beginning to break apart. Virtually every marriage can be better, stronger, and more satisfying.  It’s good for us and glorifies God when our marriages are flourishing. That’s why on Sunday, September 23, I encourage you and your spouse to make it a priority to be in worship together that morning and attend our marriage conference that afternoon from 4:00 –...

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A Fabulous Fall

As the calendar has flipped into September and school-schedule rhythms are getting firmly in place, I want to make sure that some key dates and events at Ingleside are on your radar. Of course, our weekly worship services, classes, and groups – especially on Sundays and Wednesdays – continue to be at the heart of our disciple-making process. In addition, however, please put these opportunities on your calendar now: Thursday, September 13 Women’s Event: This is My Story,...

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Marriage Conference – September 23

Have you signed up yet to be part of our marriage conference on Sunday afternoon, September 23? Watch this 30-second video for more information and a personal invitation. Our worship speaker and conference leader will be Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, the author of “Love & Respect:  The Love She Most Desires, The Respect He Desperately Needs.” You may register now for the conference online here. My wife, Beverly, and I plan to be at the marriage conference, and we hope to see...

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