Author Archives: Eddie Blick

About Eddie Blick

I am a retired journalism teacher and a member of Temple Baptist Church in Ruston, La. This blog is one of several that I created as outlets for my interests.

Helping to clean up after flood in Monroe

On April 24, over 100 Temple members served our community in the name of Jesus during Released. We had seven different projects: Disaster Relief Mud-out, Bethel School, Senior Yardwork 1-3, Homebound visits and Rolling Hills. Thanks to all who came out … Continue reading

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Missionary appointment service to be shown at Temple

This year, for the first time, the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention will stream an appointment service for new missionaries. The service can be viewed in Room 216 at Temple Baptist Church, Ruston, La., beginning at 5:30 … Continue reading

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‘Voice of the Martyrs’ conference set

Temple members are invited to attend the Advance Regional Conference of The Voice of the Martyrs March 5, 2016. See the adjacent image for location and schedule. Registration can be done online or by phone (800-747-0085). There is no charge … Continue reading

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Food collected for Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home

Along with many other Baptist churches in Louisiana, Temple recently collected food for the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home as part of the home’s annual Fall Food Roundup. The picture below shows the items as they awaited pickup for delivery to … Continue reading

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Medical team commissioned for 2015 trip to Nicaragua

At the end of the Aug. 16 evening Worship Service, Associate Pastor Dale Oden led a commissioning service for Temple members and other individuals who will compose this year’s medical mission team for Nicaragua. Each August, the church sends a … Continue reading

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Youngsters enjoy Summit Kids Mission Trip

Here are some pictures from Temple’s Summit Kids’ recent mission trip to Arlington, Texas. Among other activities, the participants sorted items that Mission Arlington will distribute to the community.

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SEND>>West Palm Beach: ‘Phenomenal and life-changing’

Julie White provided the following update on Temple college students’ activities in West Palm Beach, Fla. This summer in West Palm Beach, Fla., was phenomenal and life-changing to say the least. God worked through and in our team these past eight weeks and has … Continue reading

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SEND>>Los Angeles: ‘People here are opening up and being more receptive and interested’

Seth Scriber provided the following update on Temple college students’ activities in Los Angeles. Previous posts related to this summer’s SEND work in Los Angeles are available here and here. First of all I would like to again thank everyone for … Continue reading

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SEND>>Chicago brings ‘fresh wind in the Windy city’

Participants from Temple Baptist Church are among those who are active in Chicago this summer as a part of SEND>>North America. Fewer than 10 percent of the residents of the metropolitan Chicago area are affiliated with an evangelical church. As the … Continue reading

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SEND team’s efforts reach many in south Louisiana

Jenna Price provided the following update on Temple college students’ activities in Grand Isle, La. See SEND North America for an overview of similar efforts that are going on nationwide. July 10, 2015 Seven weeks ago, Andrew, Riley, and I left the city of Ruston … Continue reading

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