A Note from Pastor Don: January 13, 2020

The second book of the Bible is named Exodus. Literally, in the Greek, Exodus means the way out, for it records the story of the Hebrews’ deliverance from Egyptian bondage. Moses led them out of slavery, across the Red Sea, to Mount Sinai where God took ...

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A Note from our Pastor, January 5, 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Thrive Parkridge has been one of our ministry partners for a little more than a year. Their ministry is to help elementary school children who fall behind in their education and to help them in such a way as to impart ...

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A Note from Pastor Don: Dec. 30, 2019 ; Part 1

This past Sunday we concluded our celebration of Advent, noting that the Lord’s presence came to us two millennia ago and continues to light our path into the future. Thank you, Fifth Avenue Baptist Church for letting me complete the past decade as...

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A Note from Pastor Don: Dec. 30, 2019 ; Part 2

We face many challenges and decisions this coming year. The deacons and I have re-ceived a proposal from one of our partners, Thrive Parkridge, that makes 2020, start off with a call to prayer about our future. Thus, I am calling the church into so...

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A Note from Pastor Don: Dec. 30, 2019 ; Part 3

So, make every effort to be present January 12, in the morning service to share your questions and thoughts concerning this proposal At this point, we all need to be informed about its significance for the our fellowship and the future. Neither I n...

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A Note from Pastor Don: December 23, 2019 ; Part 2:

As we end the year 2019 A.D., let us be reminded that without Christ we are hopeless, joyless, loveless, and know no peace. Not only do we end a year with this truth of the faith, but we prepare for another year in which we recommit ourselves t...

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A Note from Pastor Don: December 23, 2019 ; Part 1:

This coming Sunday we light the last of the Advent Candles—the Christ candle. Because he dwells among us we know hope, peace, joy, and love. So, we add his candle’s light to the light of those virtues for which we all yearn. Mankind finds them...

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Pastor’s Note
December 16, 2019
Part 1

I start this note with greeting and thanksgiving. Merry Christmas to all those who love and support Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, its pastor and people. To those who are faithful to assemble together each Sunday and Wednesday, Merry Christmas. To those who...

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Pastor’s Note
December 16, 2019
Part 2

With the fourth Sunday of Advent, we shall recall the final title given to Jesus by the prophet Isaiah, Prince of Peace. The multitude of angelic voices announced to the shepherds at Jesus’ birth, “Peace among those with whom he is pleased” (Luke 2.14). As...

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