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The Feet Of Our Soul

Pastor Tony leads us in preparation for coming to the Lord’s table using Colossians 1: 12-14, 20-22 and answering the following questions:

  1. Who can come?
  2. What happened so that anyone can be ready to come?
  3. Who was able to do this?

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Deacons Likewise

Pastor Tony prepares us as we enter into a time of electing active Deacons. Centered in 1 Timothy 3:8-15, Pastor Tony exhorts each of us to live our lives according to the requirements for Deacon as found in this passage of scripture – whether we are under consideration for Deacon or not: male or female; man, woman, or child; as Christian children of God.

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Serving with Purpose

Volunteer Service Opportunities at LaGrange Baptist

Are you willing to be used by God to meet the needs of others? There are many ministries in our church that could benefit from your talents. You will benefit as well since you’ll be using talents God has specifically given you to serve others and fulfill His plan. If you wish to serve, contact the church office at 222-9306 and you will be put in touch with the correct ministry director. Click here for the full list (PDF – if you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, please go to Adobe now).
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What is YouTube?

This is the fourth in a series of “What Is …” (see also Website Tips for more of this series). You may have heard Pastor Tony use many Internet based terms in his sermons and had no idea as to what he was referring. This series is designed to help everyone understand these terms and their relevance to today’s world.


According to Wikipedia:

YouTube
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YouTube is a popular video sharing website where users can upload, view, and share video clips. YouTube was created in mid February 2005 by three former employees of PayPal. The San Bruno-based service uses Adobe Flash technology to display video. The wide variety of site content includes movie and TV clips and music videos, as well as amateur content such as videoblogging and short original videos. Currently staffed by 67 employees,[1] the company was named TIME magazine’s “Invention of the Year” for 2006.[2] In October 2006, Google Inc. announced that it had reached a deal to acquire the company for US$1.65 billion in Google‘s stock. The deal closed on 13 November 2006.[3]
Unregistered users can watch most videos on the site; registered users have the ability to upload an unlimited number of videos. Related videos, determined by the title and tags, appear to the right of the video. In the site’s second year, functions were added which provide the ability to post video ‘responses’ and subscribe to content feeds for a particular user or users.

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What is Wikipedia?

This is the third in a series of “What Is …” (see also Website Tips for more of this series). You may have heard Pastor Tony use many Internet based terms in his sermons and had no idea as to what he was referring. This series is designed to help everyone understand these terms and their relevance to today’s world.

Since we have been quoting Wikipedia for this series, it might make sense put it in the microscope to better understand this source of information.


According to Wikipedia:
Wikipedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Wikipedia (IPA: /?wiki?pi?di.?/ or /?w?ki?pi?di.?/) is a multilingual, web-based, free content encyclopedia project. Wikipedia is written collaboratively by volunteers from all around the world. With rare exceptions, its articles can be edited by anyone with access to the Internet, simply by clicking the edit this page link. The name Wikipedia is a portmanteau of the words wiki (a type of collaborative website) and encyclopedia. Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has grown rapidly into one of the largest reference Web sites.
In every article, links will guide you to associated articles, often with additional information. Anyone is welcome to add information, cross-references or citations, as long as they do so within Wikipedia’s editing policies and to an appropriate standard. One need not fear accidentally damaging Wikipedia when adding or improving information, as other editors are always around to advise or correct obvious errors, and Wikipedia’s software, known as MediaWiki, is carefully designed to allow easy reversal of editorial mistakes.
Because Wikipedia is an ongoing work to which, in principle, anybody can contribute, it differs from a paper-based reference source in important ways. In particular, older articles tend to be more comprehensive and balanced, while newer articles may still contain significant misinformation, unencyclopedic content, or vandalism. Users need to be aware of this to obtain valid information and avoid misinformation that has been recently added and not yet removed. (See Researching with Wikipedia for more details.) However, unlike a paper reference source, Wikipedia is continually updated, with the creation or updating of articles on topical events within minutes or hours, rather than months or years for printed encyclopedias.
Wikipedia is a registered trademark of the nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation, which has created an entire family of free-content projects. On all of these projects, you are welcome to be bold and edit articles yourself, contributing knowledge as you see fit in a collaborative way.
If you’ve not done so, we invite you to take a few moments to read What Wikipedia is (and is not), so that you have an understanding of how to consult or contribute to Wikipedia. Further information on key topics appears below. If you can’t find what you are looking for, try the Frequently Asked Questions or see Where to ask questions. For help with editing and other

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The bottom line for Wikipedia is that just like virtually everything else in this world, some measure of discernment must be applied when reading it’s contents. Only the Gospel can be taken as gospel.

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What is MySpace?

This is the third in a series of “What Is …” (see also Website Tips for more of this series). You may have heard Pastor Tony use many Internet based terms in his sermons and had no idea as to what he was referring. This series is designed to help everyone understand these terms and their relevance to today’s world.


According to Wikipedia:
MySpace
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

MySpace is a popular social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music and videos internationally. It is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, USA,[1] where it shares an office building with its immediate owner, Fox Interactive Media; in turn, the owner of Fox Interactive (and therefore MySpace), News Corporation, is headquartered in New York City.
According to Alexa Internet, MySpace is currently the world’s sixth most popular English-language website and the sixth most popular website in any language,[2] and the third most popular website in the United States, though it has topped the chart on various weeks[3]. The service has gradually gained more popularity than similar websites to achieve nearly 80% of visits to online social networking websites.[3] It has become an increasingly influential part of contemporary popular culture, especially in English speaking countries.[citation needed]
The company employs 300 staff[4] and does not disclose revenues or profits separately from News Corporation. With the 100 millionth account being created on August 9, 2006,[5] in the Netherlands[6] and a news story claiming 106 million accounts on September 8, 2006,[7] the site reportedly attracts new registrations at a rate of 230,000 per day.
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What is Facebook?

This is the second in a series of “What Is …” (see also Website Tips for more of this series). You may have heard Pastor Tony use many Internet based terms in his sermons and had no idea as to what he was referring. This series is designed to help everyone understand these terms and their relevance to today’s world.


According to Wikipedia:

Facebook
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Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto
Facebook is a social networking website.
When launched on February 4, 2004, Facebook was restricted to students of Harvard, membership was subsequently expanded to all Ivy league schools (within two months), and many individual universities were added in rapid succession over the next year. Eventually anyone with a college or university(.edu) email address could join, and there was a separate network for high schools. Since September 11th, 2006 it has been made available to any email address[3]. Users can select to join one or more participating networks, such as a high school, place of employment, or geographic region.
As of July 2007, the website had the largest number of registered users among college-focused sites with over 30 million members worldwide (also from non-collegiate networks).[2] This makes Facebook the second most visited website on the World Wide Web. It is surpassed only by MySpace. In June 2007[3] it was ranked between top 10–20 web sites, and was the number one site for photos in the United States, ahead of public sites such as Flickr, with over 8.5 million photos uploaded daily.[4] It is also the seventh most visited site in the United States.[5]
The name of the site refers to the paper facebooks depicting members of the campus community that colleges and preparatory schools give to incoming students, faculty, and staff.

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New Search Feature Added to Menus

We have added a new search feature to our menu system. This allows you to search for specific things across our website and blog. You can even choose to search across the entire internet. Whatever you search for will open in a new window (or tab if you use tabbed browsing).

We have standardized on using Google for this search feature. There may be a few days delay between when something is posted on our site or blog and when Google’s search technology finds it. So if you are searching for something and can not find it, please try again in a few days to give these massive search engines time to refresh themselves.

Can You See The Hand Of God In Your Home?

Pastor Tony continues his series on the Family and the Home with the latest installment based on Psalm 127 that can truly be boiled down to one hard question: can you see the hand of God in your home?

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