Entries by tscott

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estesyouthFor the past couple of months, the Youth Committee has been discussing what we as a church can do to strengthen our youth program as we make plans for the future. We love and are proud of our young people, and we are all dedicated to providing them with the tools they need as they […]

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What Are You Getting Out of Worship? (Part 1) When you assemble with the saints for corporate worship, what are you getting out of it? Do you find the atmosphere less than inspiring? Is the preaching dull and boring? Is the song service lacking in enthusiasm? Are the prayers dry? Has communion become predictable and […]

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The Power in an Acorn As we begin to see the changes of the fall season, we are reminded of the power of God’s creation. Those changes often remind us of endings as trees lose their leaves, plants go dormant, and many animals start to hibernate for the long winter. We, ourselves even start to […]

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Last year at the very first Kids for Haiti Fair, we saw an outpouring of love from our children, parents, and Estes members. The wares and services our children offered for sale showcased their varying personalities and talents – we had baked goods, crafts, artwork, and even performances! Customers at the Fair were very generous […]

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Me, a Teacher? I have lived in Tennessee for a long time and thus have learned to appreciate things like the Smoky Mountains, mules, Mennonites, the Vols, and even country music. Do you remember the country song titled “Who’s going to fill their shoes?” by George Jones back in 1986? In the song the Possum […]

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We live in a connected world. Mobile technologies are pervasive. This technological advancement is considered by most to be a good thing. However, as often is the case, good things often become challenges. Such can be the case now as our political season is well underway and our connected status besieges us with political news, […]

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A Penalty for Integrity Mark Wilson is a professional golfer that few readers will know by name. He currently ranks 172nd in the PGA Tour, and has not finished in the top 10 in any of the 20 events he has played in 2016. Since going pro in 1997, Wilson has placed 1st in only […]

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God is Near If God were to ride to work with you one morning, what would you say? Would you praise Him? Would you ask Him to help you with your struggles? What would you say to God? Far too often we forget just how close God really is. How close are you to God? […]

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Gospel Meeting with Keith Parker Sunday @ 9:30 a.m.     Do you want to be great? Sunday @ 10:30 a.m.   Will you not revive us again? Sunday @ noon   Potluck lunch Sunday @ 1:00 p.m.   Will God run? Monday @ 7:00 p.m.   Why has all this happened to us? Tuesday @ 7:00 p.m.   What must I […]

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WILL YOU NOT REVIVE US AGAIN? Psalm 85:6 About forty years ago, when I was a student at Freed-Hardeman University, the Estes Church of Christ was my church home. What a privilege to come back home and preach in a revival on September 11-14. In the few days together, we will be looking at some […]