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The Pastor-Elders use this page to share spiritual encouragement, insights, and announcements.

 

How Should Christian Parents Educate Their Children?

You may have asked this very important question about your own family. Should I home school my kids? Should I send my kids to a public school? to a Christian school? It may come as a surprise that Orchard has an official view on that subject. Our view is this: we adamantly do NOT take a position! We believe this is a matter of parental conscience, something for each fami...

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Being a Father isn't Easy, but it is Simple

Great wisdom for fathers: https://gentlereformation.com/2018/08/01/being-a-father-isnt-easy-but-it-is-simple/ Posted byLars@orchardbible.org ...

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Interested in a special night of Music and/or Prayer?

We are making plans for a special night of worship through music and/or prayer in the months ahead. And if that sounds exciting to you, we want to include you in the planning process! Please participate in the two-question survey by following the link below:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XL9JCMX...

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The Missing Ingredient in our Parenting

Parents, letscare more about character in our children than about "external badges of honor"! Please read this importantarticle: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/responsible-parenting-priority-character/ Posted byLars@orchardbible.org...

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Sustained in Suffering

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We need to hear from God's Word now more than ever, to encourage us and show us how to cling to Him in the midst of our pain....

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Pray for your Pastor-Elders

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Orchard Family - Please pray for your pastor-elders during their retreat / meetings this coming Friday-Saturday....

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Be a Gospel Neighbor

Here is an excellent article on being a gospel neighbor, very much in line with eternally focused friendships....

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2018: The BIBLE and YOU

In our day, the messages of this world come at us with relentless force through manifold media. Now, more than ever, we need to be soaking in the Word of God that we might think and live clearly, according to his revealed will....

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There is No "Just" in the Body of Christ

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Here is an insightful article copied from: https://ftc.co/resource-library/1/3260 A couple of months ago, I was invited to a church to help lead their annual leader training. At this annual meeting, they eat dinner together, talk about their overall ministry philosophy and goals, and then break out into age segments for more directed and specific training. During the dinn...

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Director's Cut - Jonah 2

Let's continue to prayerfully consider our first application point from Sunday's sermon on Jonah chapter 2: Have you received mercy?...

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