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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 8, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Religious Focus March 1991 New Texas Chance meetings By KENNY WOOD Covenant Baptist Church On the night of April the Titanic hit an iceberg at full speed and sank to the bottom of the It was her first One thousand five hundred thirteen people Fiftyeight years almost to the another ship on her first voyage encountered lifethreatening This time the trouble wasnt in the north Atlantic but in the far reaches of outer Insead of hitting an a huge hole was ripped in the side of the service module of Apollo 13 by an exploding fuel Three brave men in outer space and thou sands more on the ground fought for four days to bring the spacecraft back the astronauts and their command ship dropped safely in the Pacific within sight of the recovery Iwo There is a haunting difference between what happened on the Titanic and on Apollo 13 at the moment of cri On board the thered been no lifeboat drills in there werent enough life jackets or lifeboats to go And many of the lifeboats were unusable because paint had jammed the lowering No preparation had been made because the Titanic was On the other when the explo sion and power failure happened on Apollo the crew and Mission Con trol knew exactly what to The oxy gen and clcctriaJ power was switched to the Lem and the vehicle that was to take the astronauts to the moons sur face became their home for four And the engine that was to have let them down to the moons and lift them off became the power to make midcourse The crew reacted with wise and calm cour age and a safe return The difference in the outcome of two disasters was in their backup We are all on a journey Not through outer but through We are not We have our share of crises and We need backup Jesus ended his sermon on the Ser mon on the Mount talking about two builders each building a house near one of those dry stream beds at the foot of a Both houses looked beautiful when they were But when the mountain storms and the floodwaters poured down into the one house came crashing down and the other Why Because one builder took the time and energy to dig down to the bedrock for his found ation and the other did Jesus pictures you and me as the house we are And what I hear him saying is the best backup system we can have when storms and floods beat on us is a house built on a solid Covenant Baptist Church meets at the Duck Blind Lounge at Forest Waters County Club In Garden Quiz Team winners Wesleyan fellowship organizing in New Braunfels New Braunfels has been chosen as the site for Dayspring Christian Fel a ministry of the Wesleyan Although the Wesleyan Church is well with more than congregations in the mid west and both it is not widely known in But Pastor David McKain intends to change McKain pastored New Hope Wesleyan Church in Austin for three years before accepting a call to pastor a church in In they were informed that four local families were determined to form a church in New At the McKains were reluctant to leave Uieir church in but there was something unique about the goals of the new church that interested The local families were concerned about ministering to two groups of They wanted to support work on foreign fields and to form a church that would attract the unchurched in New They began meeting in a home and immediately began supporting missionaries in various parts of the They pledged among themselves to send 10 percent of all monies they received from all sources to mission including some local works such as the crisis pregnancy centers in New Braunfels and San The church also wants to reach out to people who to people in New Braunfels who are not attending any local We are not interested in merely rearranging furniture in Gods he If all we do is attract people out of existing church relationships we wont be accom plishing much toward our But if we can pull a core group together and then identify the spiritual needs of people who dont regularly attend church and address those needs then we will succeed in our mission to New Once needs are he Dayspring Christian Fellowship will begin to form ministries to meet the needs of the Asked how the church selected its Briefly Video showing Sunday Campus Crusades newest video series titled Reaching Your World Through Witnessing Without Fear will be shown at Christ Presbyterian Beginning Sunday from 6 to 7 the video series will be shown on six Sunday The community is Christ Presbyterian Church Pre sbyterian Church in America is on the corner of Common Street and Loop 337 the old Goldens Steak For more call Blood drive Sunday First Protestant Church is sponsor ing a Blood Drive The South Texas Regional Blood Bank will be accepting donors from to at the Seele Parish House on Coll Appointments may be made by calling the church office at Christian Womens Club The Christian Womens Club invites the public to its Guest Night Dinner March 15 at Canyon Middle School from 7 to 9 Clifton Jans a former country western will sing and speak at the Reservations should be paid in advance by Call 6252140 or 6255926 for more Unique offer A man interested in helping the families of service members has approached the Jeff pas tor of New Braunfels Christ Pre SM unusual McKain quoted a pas sage from Luke the tender mercy of God with which Dayspring from on high has visited us to give light to those who sit in dark ness and the shadow of to guide our feet into the way of Anyone interested in helping in the formation of Dayspring Christian Fel lowship may attend services Easter March at 10 The church is temporarily located at 566 across from the Walk er tire company until a permanent place of worship is Those interested in the formation activities may contact McKain at 6204353 or 6207423 day or The Childrens Quiz Team from First Church of the Nazarene in New Braunfels won the San Anotnio Zone Bible Quiz Meet This was the first competition for any of the children and five of six children will compete on two District Quiz Persons front row from Crystal Jessica Brent Jacob and Assistant Quiz Director Joyce Shelburne and back Quiz Director Angie Julie and Elizabeth We need American Heart Association Loveseat Rechner Shamrock Contemporary Group Shamrock contemporary group features attached padded channel back and reversable seat Group is upholstered in DuPont nylon and has oak and brass 90430 99 449 Sofa Oak Colonial Beechbrooks colonial style 1 piece group includes the 42x42 extends to table plus six catkin back 841650 499 99 Recliner Transitional styling with a tufted pillow back and deep T cushion 99 Take Advantage of SPECTACULAR SAVINGS in Every Department 3 Tier Plant Stand Brass finished 3tier plant stand has gracefully curved broad 963467 9 99 349 LAZDOY 3 Country Oak Bedroom Group Crafted in hardwood solids and oak veneers Johnston Tombigbees Oak Court bedroom has dentil moulding and brass finish Includes triple hutch mirror and size cunuonball headboard with 9236 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