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Growing

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Both of my kids seem to be growing like weeds these days. Sophie, my fourteen-year-old, is poised to pass her father in height sometime this year. The Sandlin household, like many households, has a door frame where we mark the vertical progress of our children. When we moved, we...

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Welcome, Jeff!

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Sugar Land Baptist Church welcomes Jeff Moran as Executive Pastor. Jeff, and his wife, Marcy, will be joining us on Sunday, August 5.  Jeff says, "The local church has always had a great influence on my life. I felt a call to ministry before my senior year of high school. I graduated from...

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Proverbs

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We are two weeks into our four-week sermon series based on the book of Proverbs. A simple glance through this book reveals that it is unlike anything else in the Bible. Outside of the first few chapters and the last, most of the book is a rather loosely connected collection of sayings. ...

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Welcome, Katie!

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WELCOME, KATIE MUSSAT! Katie is joining us Sunday, July 8, as our Associate Pastor for Youth, although she will be leaving at 7am that morning to go with our students to Mission Waco for the week! Katie Mussat grew up in a youth minister’s home in the small town of Augusta, Kansas. She...

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Welcome, Alena!

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Welcome Alena Vaughn! Alena is joining us this Sunday, June 10, as our Associate Pastor of Missions.  Alena Vaughn grew up in the Piney-Woods of East Texas. She attended East Texas Baptist University, where she received a B.A. in Religion. She recently graduated from Logsdon Seminary with...

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Summer Refresh

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“One more week until summer vacation!” announced my children this morning. Alyson, a teacher, and the kids have been counting down the days for a few weeks now. Next week that vision will become reality. Their souls seem refreshed already! No matter how lovely a school you attend or...

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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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