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Living in Awe of Jesus

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When was the last time you saw something that was so wonderful, so amazing, that it took your breath away? A sunrise or sunset... A mountain peak or an ocean shoreline. Perhaps it was the birth of a baby or maybe a virtuoso musician playing with such skill, precision, and passion that you were moved to tears! When was the last time you were in complete and total awe of som...

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A Prayer For The New Year

Hardy Street Baptist Church Associate Pastor, Scott Alexander shared a compellingwordon New Year's Eve about discipleship.He emphasized the importance ofintentionalinvestmentthat we do not stumble into Godliness and growth, but rather, we must be intentionally engaged in this discipling process.He also added some great advice about "relationalinvestment". The process of ...

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2018 Reading Christian Reading Challenge

Do you love to read? Do you want to learn to love to read? Do you enjoy reading books that cross the whole spectrum of topics and genres? ThenI've got something that may be right up your alleyThe 2018 Christian Reading Challenge. Whether you are a light reader or completely obsessed, this 2018 Christian Reading Challenge is designed to help you read more and to broaden th...

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Godliness and Grandparenting, part 4

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The life of faith is likened to a race...and its most closely tied to the imagery of a Greek marathon. In this type of race, the runner's responsibiity is not only to cross the finish line, but to do so with the runner's torch still burning brightly. As Christians, we are called to bear a torch, which is the light of the Gospel, the knowledge of God and His ways, and the W...

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Godliness and Grandparenting, part 3

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What kind of legacy will you leave for your children grandchildren? Will it be lasting? Will it be imperishable and eternal? Will it be faith or finances? Values or valuables? Will what you leave behind be only tangible itemsbuildings, money, and/or possessions? The apostle Paul instructed Timothy to invest his life in faithful men who would be able to pass God's truth o...

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Godliness and Grandparenting, part 2

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BLESSING FUTURE GENERATIONSThe generational impact of our lives is not something we often stop and consider...but it should be! Your life, your choices, your actions today can impact (for better or for worse) future generations of your family! Today, we consider another of the four roles of a godly Grandparent.These are adapted fromExtreme Grandparentingby Tim Darcy Kimme...

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Godliness and Grandparenting, part 1

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Yesterday, our pastor preached on Godliness and grandparenting.In that message, he outlined four Biblical roles for the grandparent.... These are adapted from Extreme Grandparenting by Tim Darcy Kimmel. This week, I'll be sharing those four roles with some additional commentary.From the outset... Dr. Hanberry suggested that agrandparent's goal should be to become a spirit...

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Life Guide Verses: A Bible Memory Plan

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In 2017, we want to challenge you to grow in God's Word! One way to do that is to memorize the Word! I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. (Psalm 119:11)That is why we are introducing "Life Guide Verses"! Each week we will emphasize one verse or group of verses to memorize together. Many of these verses will already be familiar to you, but ...

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A Word about the Word

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One foundational component to growing in Christ is to saturate your life with the Word of God. My desire as a pastor is for every member of Hardy Street Baptist Church to: 1) Get into God's Word2) Grasp God's Word3) Grow in God's Word But I truly believe it's not enough for me or our pastoral team to tell you that you "ought" to without showing you "how to"! That's wh...

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Grasping & Growing in God's Word

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Scripture says in Proverbs 27:23 that we are to "Be diligent to know the state of the flock, And to attend to the herd". That is a mandate to the pastoral leaders here at Hardy Street We need to have a clear picture of the condition of the church and we need to paint an even clearer picture of where we are going as a church! That's why Pastor Scott Hanberry Family Minist...

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2017 - Goals, Growth, & the Gospel

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Creating a Gospel Life Plan for 2017...

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A House of Prayer in the Heart of Hattiesburg

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Pastor Scott Hanberry challenges H.S.B.C. to deepen her commitment to prayer!...

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Gospel Life Plan

INTENTIONALITY (intentionality)in-ten-CHəˈ nal-i-tee At Hardy Street Baptist Church, we are calling 2016 a year of "intentionality"! All of our programming, planning, prayer, efforts and energy are being filtered through an intentional and prioritized grid that will keep us focused on primary issues! Prayer, Evangelism, Discipleship, and Missions are our four key area...

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