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40 Days After Easter

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  N. T. Wright notes in his book, Surprised by Hope, that he experiences a let down after Easter. Mostly he says, this let down occurs because after spending forty days observing Lent by fasting, practicing self-denial, and not a little gloom, the single day of celebrating the...

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Trips

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This past Sunday, Chris Curran announced that he will be going in view of a call on March 4 to become the next pastor of Southland Baptist Church. Those of you who are new to our congregation may not realize that Southland is the church that I served before coming to Sugar Land Baptist. I am sad...

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Goals

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One of my goals this year is to be more attentive to the presence of God in the world around me. I want to have eyes that see and ears that hear. A wonderful little story about seeking God’s presence is told by Rabbi David J Wolpe, in his book Why Faith Matters. There is a story of a...

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Schedules

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In her book, The Writing Life, Annie Dillard writes about how important it is for authors to keep a schedule. I’ve heard other writers speak to this, which seems counter-intuitive. We non-writers tend to think creative types are at their best in moments of spontaneity, but Dillard and...

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What do you want this Christmas?

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As a child, people were constantly asking me what I wanted for Christmas. Back then, I always knew. I wanted a bicycle, basketball goal, and a remote control car. Nowadays, not as many people ask me that question. That’s ok, because as an adult, I’m not always sure what I want for...

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Does it feel like Christmas yet?

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Does it feel like Christmas yet? For many of us, family traditions surrounding the holidays are what make the season feel like Christmas. Human beings love doing things the way we’ve done them before. There’s nothing inherently wrong with that. Putting the decorations in the same...

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From Pastor Taylor

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Dear Church family, Last Sunday, we gathered here at Sugar Land Baptist Church and worshiped together in the name of the Lord. By the time we returned home, we were starting to receive news of the terrible tragedy that had occurred at FBC of Sutherland Springs. There are absolutely no words...

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Prayers for First Baptist Church, Sutherland Springs

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Our thoughts and prayers are with the church family of First Baptist Church, Sutherland Springs following the events that occurred there on Sunday, November 5. Many of you have asked about ways we can be of assistance to the church and families involved. The Baptist General Convention of...

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When Knowledge Doesn't Equal Wisdom

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When Knowledge doesn't equal wisdom   A couple of years ago there was a commercial for an internet search engine that captured both the blessing and curse of living in the information age. A wife asked her husband if he’d booked the tickets to Hawaii. Instead of answering her, he...

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August 29, 2017 - From Pastor Taylor

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Friends, It is my estimate that a third to a half of our church members have evacuated the area due to flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Many more remain in their homes with floodwaters threatening. The Brazos is predicted to crest later today and remain high for days to come. It looks...

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