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“Don’t Grow Weary in the Battle”

by Leslie Carr

by Steffan Carr Life can feel like a battle sometimes.  You know the expressions – ones like “Every time I seem to get ahead, something seems to knock me two steps back”; or “I’m doing good just to keep my head above water”; or “If I didn’t have bad luck, I wouldn’t have any luck […]

“Living to Leave a Legacy”

by Leslie Carr

Our BOC Family said “farewell” to a dear friend this past week.  Mike Dawson completed his fifth and final battle with cancer and was richly rewarded with Eternity in Heaven!!  Now, mind you, I am not saying that in a trite way that our culture beats to death – you know the “everybody is going […]

“You’re Not Yourself When You Get Hungry”

by Leslie Carr

Have y’all seen that humorous commercial where a famous actor acts like somebody else, usually in a harsh and overbearing way, and then eats a Snickers candy bar??  What happens??  All of a sudden, like “magic”, he becomes himself again because “you’re not yourself when you’re hungry”!!  The commercials always bring a smile to my […]

The Beauty of Baptism

by Leslie Carr

I’ve been doing a lot of teaching recently on baptism.  There are so many perspectives on it; heresies and Biblical truth abound in our churches today, not to mention a basic lack of understanding on the part of some first generation Christians regarding what it is and why we do it.  So, as Bruce Outreach […]

Child Dedication–What Does it Mean??

by Leslie Carr

One of the most exciting times in the life of a family is when a baby is added to the fold.  Everything seems new and fresh and we are reminded of how wondrous our Creator God truly is.  Subsequently, one of the most exciting times in the life of the church is when a family […]