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MUSIC NOTES: 12.6.16

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THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11th

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We perform “While the World Slept” in both morning worship services: 9:15 & 10:45.

 

REMAINING 2016 CHORAL SCHEDULE…

12/7Dress Rehearsal (in Worship Center); 5:30-??

12/11PERFORMANCE in both AM Worship Services

FYIDec. 7th will be our last mid-week rehearsal of the year.  On Dec. 18th, we will sing a selection from “While the World Slept.”  And we will not have a choir on Sunday morning, Dec. 25th, or Sunday morning, Jan. 1st.  Our next rehearsal (following the holidays) will be Wed. evening, Jan. 4th, 5:30pm, in the Choir Room.

 

SONSHINER CHOIR CHRISTMAS MUSICAL

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Sunday evening, Dec. 11th, BHBC Worship Center; 5pm

 

BHBC HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Dec. 23rd – Offices close at noon (FYI – the offices always close at noon on Friday.)

Dec. 24th (Sat)Christmas Eve Worship – 6pm

Dec. 25th (Sun) – One worship service at 10:30am

Dec. 26-27 (Mon & Tues) – Offices closed

Jan 1st (Sun) – One worship service at 10:30am

Jan 2nd (Mon) – Offices closed

 

MIRACLES – DO THEY EXIST?

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Christmas (when Christians celebrate a virgin birth, angels, and a mysterious star) seems like a timely season to mention the topic of “miracles”, and whether or not they exist. In my studies in Christian Apologetics at HBU I read both Hume & Lewis and their opposing views on this controversial topic. Should you find interest in reading a modern, intellectual approach to the possibility of miracles I would strongly recommend Eric Metaxas’ 2014 book, Miracles. Metaxas is a Christian and a NYT best-selling author. I read Miracles last year and found it compelling. To read a solid review that Metaxas, himself, posted recently on Twitter click here.

 

DOLLYWOOD EMPLOYEE FINDS BURNED PAGE FROM BIBLE AFTER WILDFIRES…

This story is nuts.  Read the story here.

 

WAS PLANET EARTH ‘DESIGNED’ FOR LIFE TO EXIST?

If the fact that “earth is habitable for life” is due to mere chance, then chances are that there are other planets in our galaxy also habitable for life to exist.  Right?  Read on…

“For a planet to be truly habitable it must simultaneously reside in all nine known habitable zones (liquid water, ultraviolet, photosynthetic, ozone, rotation rate, obliquity, tidal, astrosphere, and atmospheric electric field). Of the 3,547 planets discovered so far, only one resides in all nine known habitable zones — Earth.” Astronomer, Hugh Ross, The Improbable Planet: How Earth Became Humanity’s Home

 

MIKE YUNG:  THE SUBWAY SINGER

Recently, a man was caught on video singing the classic, “Unchained Melody”, in a subway.  The video went viral.  His voice is truly amazing.  His recent popularity prompted a Late Night Talk Show host to invite him onto his show to sing the classic.  Enjoy…

 

NORTH CAROLINA MAN CATCHES 112 POUND CATFISH! (I swear….I thought I saw Jonah peeking out of that fish.)

See the story and video here.

 

QUOTE(s) of the WEEK

“Those who determine to walk with God become the target of the enemy… If you have already made such a commitment (to walk with God), I can assure you that the host of hell has already gotten word… 2 Timothy 3:12 says straight out, ‘In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.” Chuck Swindoll

 

LAUGHTER IS GOOD MEDICINE

Watch this classic scene from the Carol Burnett Show.  Equally funny as Tim Conway falling down the stairs in slow motion is watching Carol Burnett and Harvey Korman desperately trying not to laugh…

 

GRACE NOTES:  What Happens When We Die?

Read the blog here.

 

Soli Deo Gloria, St. Nick

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