The Class of 2023 rose to the challenge last Wednesday in BTA's annual Junior 教堂. The juniors presided over the entire service, from the Call to Worship to the closing prayer.

Olivya查尔斯, 一嗨租车Idemudia, and Taylor Tucker explained the meaning of the Advent Wreath: four candles, each representing a different aspect of the Christmas story and of the Christian life. 第一支蜡烛是先知蜡烛, representing hope; the second, 伯利恒蜡烛, representing faith; third, 牧羊人蜡烛, representing joy; and fourth, 天使蜡烛, 代表和平. 女孩们鼓励参加教堂的人努力展示这些价值观.

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Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. 告诉上帝你需要什么,感谢他所做的一切. Then you will experience God's peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. 他的平安必保守你们的心思意念,使你们活在基督耶稣里. 现在,亲爱的兄弟姐妹们,最后一件事. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. 想想那些优秀的、值得赞美的事情. 腓立比书4:6-8

参加礼拜堂的人必须仔细听. Alice Drew, 视觉艺术 教师, spoke about recognizing God in 'your story.“每个人都有自己的故事。. 了说. “这就是我在我的故事中看到的上帝的工作.“当太太. 德鲁在上大学, she told God she wanted three things: to be an art professor (specifically teaching ceramics), 一家公司自己制作餐具线, 她的作品将在画廊展出. She had her life all planned out, she said, with the idea she would remain single and live in London. However, she met someone special and got married but never made it to London.

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耶稣对门徒说, “如果你们中有人想做我的追随者, 你必须放弃自己的方式, 拿起你的十字架, 跟我来. 如果你试图抓住你的生命不放,你会失去它. 但如果你为我放弃你的生命,你就能救它. 如果你得到了整个世界,却失去了自己的灵魂,你有什么好处呢? 有什么比你的灵魂更有价值吗? 马修16:24-26

沙巴体育平台一年一度的退伍军人节教堂于周三开放, 11月10日, 我们为我们国家的许多退伍军人默哀. Selected members of the ninth grade class recited the poem "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae, 之后是杰森·雷隆三世中校, 牧师, U.S. 海军,鼓励教堂参加者“全力以赴”. 

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“那你呢??耶稣说. “你说我是谁??——马太福音16:15

耶稣是谁?? “这是你要回答的最重要的问题。. Dee Silveira-Baptista, CTO of Westfield Capital Management, when he spoke in last week's 教堂. 然而,先生. Silveira-Baptista wanted his audience to think of another "who" question: Who do you think you are? “你有没有听过别人说你一些不真实的话??" Mr. Silveira-Baptista问. “指控你没做过的事? 说你说了你没说的话? 为什么我们会生气? Because," he continued, "that 'someone' is stealing your identity and misrepresenting you". 

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我爱你们如同父爱我一样. 留在我的爱里. 你们若遵守我的命令, 你留在我的爱里, 正如我遵守我父的命令,常在他的爱里. 我将这些事告诉你们,是要叫你们充满我的喜乐. 是的,你的喜乐必满溢! 你们要彼此相爱,像我爱你们一样,这就是我的命令. 为朋友献出生命是最大的爱. 你们若遵行我所吩咐的,就是我的朋友了. I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn’t confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me. 你没有选择我. 我选择了你. 我派你去,结出恒久的果子, 叫你们无论求什么,父必赐给你们, 用我的名字. 你们要彼此相爱,这是我的命令. 世人若恨你们,要记念是先恨了我. 如果你属于这个世界,这个世界会像爱自己人一样爱你, 但你已经不是这个世界的一部分了. 我选择你从这个世界出来,所以它恨你. 你还记得我跟你说的话吗? ‘奴隶不比主人大.“他们既然迫害我,自然也会迫害你. 如果他们听了我的话,也会听你的. They will do all this to you because of me, for they have rejected the one who sent me.——约翰福音15:9-21

圣三一领导与社会正义研究所所长. David Mawhinney, told last week’s 教堂 attendees, “Some of you think you lead a boring life. 它不需要那样.” Mr. 马嵬尼是在冷战时期长大的.’ There were two parts to the world then: the free west and the totalitarian east. The threat of nuclear war seemed very real and many people were predicting the imminent end of the world. 正是在这种背景下. 马嵬尼年轻时就经历了他的 至少 无聊的一天.

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