Church on the Move (Part 3): 10 Reasons We Rejoice in Relocating

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Church on the Move

From 1928, the Highland Church of Christ in Memphis, TN grew from a suburban church plant of 24 to a large urban congregation with four Sunday AM services, two Sunday Schools, five church plants, and all-time high records in 2001 in Sunday School (1419), Sunday AM worship (1855), and membership (1806).  With the building capacity maxed out and […]

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Church on the Move: 11 Things We Regret About Relocating (Part 2)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Church on the Move

From 1928, the Highland Church of Christ in Memphis, TN grew from a suburban church plant of 24 to a large urban congregation with four Sunday AM services, two Sunday Schools, five church plants, and all-time high records in 2001 in Sunday School (1419), Sunday AM worship (1855), and membership (1806).  With the building capacity maxed out and […]

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Courage From Above: The Hope of Heaven on Earth (2 Cor. 4:10-12)

Chris Altrock – April 11, 2010   In his book Surprised by Hope N. T. Wright warns that some of the classic Christian hymns about heaven may be misleading.[1]  He cautions that some hymns can be misunderstood to teach a kind of escapism.  They can be misconstrued and make us so heavenly minded that we […]

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Courage From Above: The Hope of Heaven as You and Your World Made Whole (2 Cor. 4:14)

Chris Altrock & Joshua Ray – April 4, 2010 Easter Sunday   During the recent Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia the Russian athletes struggled.  In the days leading up to the games, Russian leaders boasted that their athletes would bring home 30 medals.  By the time Vancouver was complete, however, they only brought home […]

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