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40 reasons to be part of a local church

CONTRIBUTED BY HENRY AND MARIAN HAMELINK For our last borrowed blog post for April, here is one from Jesse Johnson. Jesse is the Teaching Pastor at Immanuel Bible Church in Springfield, USA. Jesse writes here about the reasons that we should belong to a local church. 40 REASONS TO BE PART OF A LOCAL CHURCH – BY…

Bible Study Struggles

CONTRIBUTED BY HENRY AND MARIAN HAMELINK For our third blog post, we return to Paul Tripp. This time Paul gives us some good suggestions for those times when Bible reading and study can seem burdensome. BIBLE STUDY STRUGGLES – BY PAUL TRIPP I have a confession to make. It’s embarrassing and humbling, but I’m willing to make…

When Life Beats the Snot Out of You

CONTRIBUTED BY HENRY AND MARIAN HAMELINK Our second post is from Stephen Altrogge. From time to time, we have one of those days, or one of those weeks, or months or even one of those years! Times when issues and problems just seem to mount up. On his blog earlier this year, Stephen discussed renewal from…

Stay in School

CONTRIBUTED BY HENRY AND MARIAN HAMELINK This month on the Melville blog we hope to share some specific blog posts with you, mostly from blogs that we regularly visit. Our first post is from Paul Tripp, pastor, author, and international conference speaker. Paul has a driving passion to help people understand how the gospel of Jesus…