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On Mission to Be Alert and to Respond to Our Call

The Battle … it has been a part of life here on earth since the beginning. We do not know all that preceded it, but it surely has been and continues to be the great narrative in all of our lives and in cultures around the world. Almost every great piece of literature has the battle as its theme.

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On Mission To Do Summer Well

This week, I would like to share a few thoughts from a newsletter I receive periodically. This letter is from Margie Haack who lives with her husband Denis in Minnesota. Together Margie and Denis have created a ministry, Ransom Fellowship, that includes lecturing, writing, teaching, feeding, and encouraging those who want to know more about what it means to be a Christian in the everyday life of the 21st century.

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On Mission to Share the Gospel

This week I would like to introduce you to Edna and Gerald Kline who have been at CHBC for a number of years. It was a delight and so refreshing to speak with Edna today. I hope that as I recount this particular story, you will have a sense of the relationship that Edna and Gerald have with God as they read His Word, pray, listen to and obey Him as a normal part of their Christian walk. Here’s what’s been happening this spring in a particular man’s life because of God’s work through them.

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Disciplines of a Godly Man

The first time I met Kent Hughes was several years ago in a loud burger pub in Indianapolis during the Gospel Coalition conference. Although at times it was hard to hear Kent over the rumbling of hundreds of other pastors crowded in for a quick dinner before the evening plenary session –– not an ideal setting to get to know someone –– thankfully, his voice was not too unfamiliar.

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The Sufficiency of Scripture

People talk about the Bible’s truthfulness and claim over our lives, but sometimes they forget to claim and prove that the Bible is also sufficient to teach and define all of life, even things like complex social, scientific, and psychological realities known to us in our modern age.

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My Week As a Monk

Yes, you did read that title correctly, I actually did spend a week as a monk. This last week, I traveled down to Belmont Abbey and stayed with the monks at the monastery on the campus of the college. Here’s a couple things I learned through the experience.

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The Godly Duties of Those In Authority & Submission

Many of us have intense relationships with the idea of, or even simply the word, “authority.” Most intense are probably those of us who simply hate authority. Others might describe their feelings towards authority as more of a love-hate relationship. My guess would be that very few simply love authority. To be more specific, what most people have a problem with (if they have a problem) is submitting to authority, specifically when they don’t understand or agree with why they must submit.

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Be “Swirly” to the Nations Around You

Walking up the stairs to the children’s classroom, JR, Xander, and I talk about the kiddos they’d meet, how those boys and girls may or may not know English yet, but how they could still enjoy playing together. We also discuss what the apartment might look like. Would it be like our home, would it be messy? How would it be decorated? I want my boys to understand that even though their surroundings may not be what we are accustomed to or expect, we can still enjoy our time with those who may be behind that door. We can practice being “swirly.”

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A Recipe for “Food for Thought”

I asked Mark Hampton if he were going to include any recipes in his “Food for Thought” series in our Bespoken podcast. When he said no, he wasn’t planning to, I thought I REALLY MUST. So, as a light-hearted contribution to the topic, I submit the following recipe for a classic salad.

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No Longer Foreigners, But Fellow Citizens

I would like to invite you into the world of one of my friends and share her story with you. Please, would you get yourself a warm cup of tea, a fuzzy blanket, and sit down in the most comfy of chairs, because this story is not going to be an easy one. This story starts with a mama and her two little daughters, living in Michoacan, Mexico.

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The Value of Hearty Discussion

The best Boards all come together with a united purpose to move the action steps along. Our goal of promoting the mission of the church through the work of service is best accomplished when we all discuss with vigor and then fully support the resulting decision.

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Report on the 2019 Annual Meeting

On Sunday afternoon, 145 members of CHBC gathered to celebrate what God has done in our church over the past year, and to lay the groundwork for our upcoming season.

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What Is the Purpose of the Annual Business Meeting?

Each year, CHBC holds an Annual Business Meeting. This meeting is required by our Bylaws, and is a great opportunity for members to participate in some vital decisions for our church. As well, non-members are welcome and encouraged to attend to learn more about some of the behind-the-scenes things that underlie our life together.

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Looking Back on 2018-19

A lot has happened this past year at CHBC. God’s been at work!!! Check out the compilation that was shown last night during our Annual Meeting. What was the most memorable moment for you this past year???

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2019 BIG Serve

This past Saturday (April 6), 200+ from our church family gathered to worship before scattering around the Triangle to serve 12 local partners that are really making a difference in people’s lives. Here’s a glimpse of all we accomplished in Jesus’ name.

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Pursued to the Far Side of the Sea

CHBC member, Angela Bortone, shares how God overwhelmed her with guilt from sinful habits in her life through a relationship with an international Christian family and how it prepared her to walk through physical trials with multiple sclerosis.

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Roll Credits

For this, the final post from this blog, the “we” is going to change to “I” – this last post is not written by the “building committee,” but from my own viewpoint, myself – Emily Williams. I’m doing this in order to express some personal observations and thoughts, and recognize some people from the project who have meant something to me, personally, as we have worked together. I hope you will stay in your seat all the way to the end of the credits for this movie!

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Counting Down

It is just amazing to see all that has been happening this past week. The chapel ceiling and flooring and trim, the ceiling tiles in the chapel lobby and connector, flooring downstairs, classroom carpeting, a second (final) coat of paint in many areas … the place is being transformed. Many little things are being done, too, such as putting the faceplates on the light switches and outlets.

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Bible Church has truly been a blessing to me! So thankful for everyone in their graciousness to us. The teaching here Is filled with a strong presence of the Lord.

Pam Cross

Pam Cross
Long-Time Member

So thankful for CHBC! We love being a part of this community. We started attending and joined shortly after moving to Chapel Hill and getting married in 2016. The Lord has greatly used CHBC and our life group to grow our marriage and our individual walks with the Lord. So thankful for our family here!

April Sawyer

April Sawyer
Service Coordinator

I take my kids here and they love it. Staff are very welcoming and there is a great mom's Bible study which I truly enjoy. You really feel the love there.

Daisy Jowi

Daisy Jowi
Mother

I love Chapel Hill Bible Church! I found the church shortly after moving to Chapel Hill and quickly became a member, and never looked back. If you are looking for a church in the area that loves Jesus, the Word, and the Triangle, this is the place!

Mary McManamy

Mary McManamy
Chemistry Professor

This church has blessed me by keeping me spiritually and theologically honest. Their college program is phenomenal and there are many ways to get involved in the mission.

Zane Geiser

Zane Geiser
College Student

I have been a member of this church for 32 years and have never considered going to any other church. My five children were raised and baptized at CHBC.

Karen Casey

Karen Casey
School Teacher

MY WIFE & I FOUND CHBC THROUGH A GOOGLE SEARCH AND AFTER ATTENDING REGULARLY FOR THE PAST SIX MONTHS WE HAVE FOUND OUR CHURCH HOME. THE PREACHING IS BIBLICAL, EXEGETICAL, AND GOSPEL-CENTRIC. ONE OF OUR FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT THE CHURCH IS THE INTERNATIONAL ASPECT, WITH SERVICES AND CLASSES HELD IN SPANISH AND MANDARIN.

Will Goldsmith

Will Goldsmith
Young Married

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