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On Track Devotions – September (Mark)

If you’ve been around South for the past few years, you know we love making On Track Devotions available for our people to help them dig deeper into God’s Word.  You can sign up to receive the monthly PDF file via e-mail by contacting me via e-mail (Lburk@sbcflint.org).  In addition, you can pick up a...

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Workplace Witness

I’m not sure if you watched any of the NBA finals, but if you did, then you probably know that there was a player for the Golden State Warriors that was highlighted many times, not just for his spectacular play on the court, but also for his incredible testimony for Christ both on and off...

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Risky Behavior That Might Just Destroy Your Marriage …

As a pastor for the past 30 years, I’ve seen and heard a lot.  I’ve walked along side of people experiencing the greatest highs and lows of life.  I’ve seen the miracle of birth and looked death in the face many times.  I remember one day in April of 2012, going to Hurley Hospital where...

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Manifestations of Pride and Humility

Manifestations of Pride by Stuart Scott As we have said, pride is blinding. This fact is why it is often difficult to see pride in ourselves, and yet so easy to see it in others. Here is a sample list of pride manifestations that can easily clear away the smoke of any self-righteousness. 1. Complaining...

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The Power To Break Free From Guilt

I can’t believe it, but I am quickly approaching the end of my fifth year of ministry here at South. During these past five years there are have been so many different blessings for me in the ministry. One of the most recent for sure is our Easter Sunday services that we had a couple...

361 E. Elza Ave.
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361 E. Elza Ave.

Recently, I was down in the Detroit area visiting someone in the hospital. On my way home, passing under the 8 Mile Road overpass on I-75, I suddenly had the urge to take a little detour into the city of Hazel Park. I exited the freeway, and headed into the endless maze of crisscrossing streets...

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Bold Faith

This coming week we are beginning a new message series on the book of Acts entitled, “Bold Faith.” As we study this book together, one of the things that must be understood if we are going to receive the challenge the book is meant to give us today in the 21st century is the difference...

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Easy Evangelism Idea: #346

I know what you are thinking…..you’re ticked!  You’re sayin’ “How did I miss the previous 345 Easy Evangelism Ideas?”, right?  “Am I really so busy doing the important things in my life that I haven’t kept up with my on-line social media responsibilities?”  Well, relax.  This was simply my shameless use of worldly marketing techniques...

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Let’s Talk

I was reminded again this week of the importance and power of prayer in my life. On Monday morning, during my time of talking with God, I asked Him if He would grant me an opportunity to share the message the Gospel with someone (a request I need to be asking of God much more...