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... so that the world may believe - John 17:21

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Get out of the Box

Our culture and traditions are ingrained in us and effect how we see ourselves and the world around us. Our culture and traditions aren’t bad (they’re part of what makes us human), but they can be a hindrance to us if they keep us from experiencing the supernatural life in Christ which trans…

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While teaching about prayer to His disciples, Jesus said: “Therefore I tell you, all the things you pray and ask for—believe that you have received them, and you will have them.” (Mark 11:24, HCSB).

Is there something you don’t ask God for because you don’t think He is able to do it?  May…

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250 thousand people

Over 250 thousand people live within 15 minutes of Beechland.  Over half of them are “unchurched”.

If all of the unchurched people in America were put into their own nation, it would be the 8th most populous nation in the world.

The younger a person is the least likely they are to attend …

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TIME MAGAZINE, the Karen People in 1949


BURMA: Baptist Rebellion – resisting Burmese (Myanmar) majority

Monday, Apr. 04, 1949

The Karens have always been a separate people; but their conversion to Christianity intensified their division from the Buddhist Burmans. The first…

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Does God hear the prayers of non-believers?

"Does God hear the prayers of non-Christians?"  As a kid, I remember hearing that question and thinking it really misses the point and misunderstands who God is. ... God hears and knows absolutely everything.  Of course He hears the prayers and deepest thoughts of every human being on earth. There i…

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David and Jonathan

David and Jonathan were very serious warriors.  Israelite women sang about David killing tens of thousands of Philistines.  And once Jonathan single-handedly killed 20 enemy soldiers in an area about half an acre in size.

But even though they were tough guys, they were able to show God’s lo…

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How Jesus used the Bible

If you read the Bible with an honest, humble heart, one truth should become glaringly evident to you —you are a sinner. You have fallen short of perfectly obeying God’s word.

The Bible is a teacher to show us that we are sinners and need the Savior. Studying the Bible should bring you to Jes…

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3 Wrestling Matches - you may be facing

When we pray we want to reach a place of rest and peace -- a place where we feel God's comfort and know we're on the same page with Him, in the center of His will. But to get to that place of rest sometimes requires us to first go through a time of WRESTLING. Jesus "wrestled" in prayer in the Garden…

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Work in Progress

Horrific tragedies can leave you sad and confused, without the right words to say or even an understanding of how to pray.

But God promises He will ALWAYS be working behind the scenes for the good of everyone who loves Him and has surrendered to His purposes. He will secure your future in Hea…

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Our Story

Pastor Chuck, Raquel, John, Peter

Chuck Love is the founder and director-president of Explore Jesus, Inc.,
and serves as the Lead Pastor at Beechland Baptist Church, Louisville, KY.

Message from Chuck:

As a college student in 1987, I took a short-term …

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Do you have a Success Plan?

How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow?
-- James 4:14

Reality Check: You probably shouldn't be writing your plans in Permanent Marker. .... How many people have had their careers charted out perfectly only to have a tire blowout on the pothole of imperfection???

Strategic pl…

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Eternity Today


Jesus Christ gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope -- 2 Thes 2:16

When you trust in Jesus, He gives you His eternal comfort and hope. You have that forever, and you'll experience that fully when He takes you to Heaven.

But right now, He wants to comfort you and give you strength in …

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No matter how much money you have in the bank, you can still set up your kids and their kids for the good life. You can tell them about Jesus. You can speak truth into their lives from God's word.

Love of money is the root of all evil, and all the money that you pile up can never buy the love fr…

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This is my amazingly talented brother, Celsinho. When my mother was pregnant with him many people wanted her to abort him because she already had four girls and was too 

poor to maintain such a large family . My mother, as a new believer, got on her knees and prayed: "Jesus, I gi…

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Pastor Valdecir & Nadir

Please pray for our friend and fellow servant of Christ, Pastor Valdecir Siqueira. His dear wife, Nadir, was killed the other day in a terrible car accident. She was a very loving and kind woman who was a blessing to everyone who met her. Pastor Valdecir and Nadir have been serving the Lord fait…

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Voice in the Wilderness

John the Baptist didn't start his preaching at the Temple in Jerusalem. He started about as far away from there as he could get. He was a "voice crying in the wilderness". That's not a convenient place to gather a crowd. It may have even been dangerous to get there. But the people who did hear him…

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What white churches DIDN'T learn from MLKjr

What white churches didn't learn from MLKjr:     In 1963, while harshly jailed in Birmingham for leading a nonviolent march against segregation, Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote his famous Letter from a Birmingham Jail. In the letter, he pleaded for white Christians, pastors, and churches to sacrif…

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How to become a Christian

To all who received JESUS, who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God — John 1:12

You are born again spiritually the moment that you believe in JESUS and call out to Him asking for forgiveness for your sins. Then His saving power floods into your being, and He g…

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For you have spoken, O Sovereign LORD, and when you grant a blessing to your servant it is an eternal blessing!  2 Sam 7:29

When God says it, He does it. He finishes what He begins. When He gives you Eternal Life, it is eternal. When He starts a good work in you, He is faithful to complete i…

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