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The Importance of Worship

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From Pastor Jim, August 22, 2015

July 23, 2015
Giving God the first part of your dayOne of the great challenges of following Jesus is giving Him our lives day after day. You see, we can intend to give Him everything we have, but the only way to give Him everything is to give Him our lives every day. Each day is a gift that we give back to Him ...

From Pastor Jim, July 8, 2015

July 9, 2015
The Ongoing Effect of the Obergefell RulingOn June 26, in a 5-4 ruling, a bitterly divided Supreme Court did the unthinkable. Justice Anthony Kennedy cast the deciding vote in an action that swept away hundreds of years of precedent in this country and made same sex marriage a civil right. In ...

Volunteering At Irving Cares

July 9, 2015
Members from the Forever Young ABF volunteered at Irving Cares on June 27. Cat Rollins stated that volunteering at Irving Cares today was the best experience for her girls. Stacie Melsheimer commented that she did not know about all of the services that Irving Cares provides for the members of the ...

From Pastor Jim, June 24, 2015

June 24, 2015
I’m sending this article to you from a conference on Reaching the Unreached People Groups in the DFW area.   Five hundred people a day are moving into the Metroplex every day...and 70% are foreign born. An unreached people group is less than 2.5% Christian. There are 250 unreached ...

From Pastor Jim, June 10, 2015

June 10, 2015
Journey off the Map - VBS 2015If you weren’t in worship on June 7, you missed an amazing sight. A couple dozen of our members, under the direction of Alex Dennis, designed and constructed one of the more ingenious and elaborate Vacation Bible School stage sets I’ve ever seen. They ...

From Pastor Jim, May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015
Together . . . One Church, Many LocationsI hope you were here this past Sunday to experience this historic day in the life of Oak View. It was wonderful to have all of our locations worshipping together. Three of our campuses joined us at the 9:30 a.m. service, and the other three came at the ...

From Pastor Jim, May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015
MOTHER’S DAY OUTREACH A BLESSING to FAMILIESEven though it was pouring rain and the weather report warned of possible flooding, our church was able to welcome a large number of guests this past Sunday on Mother’s Day. I want to thank everybody who helped plan, promote, and produce the ...

From Pastor Jim, April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015
Reaching Out to Our Community by Honoring Moms on Sunday, May 10 Our second highest Sunday morning attendance of the year in 2014 was Mother’s Day. Our community loves to honor their mothers. That provides us a unique opportunity to reach out on this special day.  Please bring mom on ...

From Pastor Jim, April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015
Love Thy NeighborhoodPrayer Walk - Sunday, April 26, 6:00 p.m.I’ve been asking the WHAT IF…? question all month in my new message series. But here’s a fascinating question . . . “What would happen if every member of our church prayed regularly for their n...

From Pastor Jim, April 2 2015

April 2, 2015
Love Thy Neighborhood This EasterWe’ve been asking everyone at Oak View to pray for your neighbors–one family at a time. The response has been tremendous. I believe the best way to love your neighbors is to prayer-walk your street and pray a blessing on each household. Ask God to ...
 
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