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.

Reaching out through new shoes

A first-grade girl made direct eye contact with the woman who had washed her feet and was then putting new shoes on them. “You will all be blessed,” the girl said. That moment made a lasting impression on Challys Williams, … Continue reading

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College students scatter to serve

Students from Temple’s college ministry have left their comfort zones to serve God in mission opportunities not only in Louisiana but also in other states and in other countries in the summer of 2018. Please pray for these young people. … Continue reading

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Temple team aids Los Angeles ministry

Smartphone technology helped to overcome a language barrier as Temple members ministered in Los Angeles in early June 2018. An opportunity accompanied by a problem arose while Scott Felder and Taylor Davis passed out free bottles of water on a … Continue reading

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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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