Christmas Family Service
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Christmas Family Service

The Omicron variant has hit us all at once and left many families scrambling to find a way to worship on Christmas Eve, or during the days that are to follow. Pastor Keith Butler and Pastor Robert Barnes have created the attached service in the hopes that it might provide a time of focused family...

What is a Man?
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What is a Man?

Earlier this week, my wife Linda posted a devotion on what real Biblical womanhood was like in which she referenced many of the lesser-known women of the Bible, who did big things. (She has written a study on this subject) In response, I would like to share some similar thoughts for men; thoughts that address...

She Had a Choice — Worship Service, July 25, 2021
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She Had a Choice — Worship Service, July 25, 2021

Please join us for worship and a message about Abigail, marriage, and the roles and choices of both men and women. The text is 1Samuel 25, and an order of worship with sermon notes and announcements may be found at https://www.mtoak.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/210725-online.pdf. Speaker: Pastor Robert Barnes

An Ode to Fathers (In Praise of Fathers)
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An Ode to Fathers (In Praise of Fathers)

This Sunday is Father’s Day; a day in which we remember with joy and sorrow the fathers who helped give us life and raise us. If you are a man and wonder “if and why” what you do for your family matters, then listen to today’s ten minute talk from Pastor Barnes. Even if you...

Complete or Compete?
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Complete or Compete?

Pastor Keith Butler offers this morning’s devotion: Good morning This morning we look at two words: CompLete and Compete. If you notice the only difference is the L in the middle. God reminded me that the L is for Lord. So when the L or the LORD is removed there is friction. We were made...

The Death of a Family — Worship Service, May 23, 2021
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The Death of a Family — Worship Service, May 23, 2021

Please join us for worship and a message. One of the most important gifts and responsibilities that God has given us are our families. This week, Pastor Robert Barnes shares with us the Biblical example of a good man who failed his family, and how we can avoid making the same mistakes.

THAT Family
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THAT Family

Many of us know “THAT family” — a family so loving that we want to become better, or a family so much in conflict that we don’t want to be like them. Trina Ferguson challenges us to consider which family we are, both in our homes and in our church.