Sorriness by Mike Kekel

TEXT: II Cor. 7 (10) “For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.” INTRO: It is true that forgiveness sometimes must be earned. A domestic dispute isn’t always resolved with a simple apology. One must feel that the other is truly SORRY for what they did. When they say “sorry” or “sorry about that” or offer an explanation like, “I don’t know what got into me,” or “I’ve just been stressed out []

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That’s right! If you want quick updates about things from the inside, subscribe to my blogs and my Twitter. Twitter is more than some ‘cool’ toy for teenagers, but it’s being used by many organizations today for ‘getting the word out quick’. I can shoot a few sentences and even a picture or two, out to followers in seconds, from my mobile phone. You can also receive them on your mobile phone. Here’s how… Go to and setup a simple User []

Quit you like Men

Text: I Cor. 16 (13) BR: I Cor. 16 (13-14) 13 “Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 14 Let all your things be done with charity.” INTRO: Interesting, the word ‘Quit’ is found in the bible 13 times; a very unlucky word indeed. In the text, the Apostle Paul seemed to feel that real men don’t quit easily, and that the Christian man shouldn’t quit in a ‘girly’ way. In fact, he’s saying DON’T QUIT! []

Introducing the Pavilion

With the weather already getting colder in Missouri, the brethren are racing to get the foundation for the new Pavilion laid before the freeze. As of Thursday 10 November, the foundation is ready for concrete, which is scheduled for Friday. Rev. J. L. Johnson, General Overseer, flew to Missouri with plans in hand, (courtesy of Elliot Gesang our on-staff General Contractor) and brethren came in from various places to assist Rev. Johnson and Rev. Smart (Camp Curator) in the work. Its location []

Good News for Trumpet Subscribers

NTCC’s monthly magazine, TheTrumpet, was first published in April 1983 as a simple two-page newsletter to keep NTCC members informed and to share good reports. This simplistic publication was created using very primitive means and corner-stapled. It was a blessing in its time, but was only meant to be a Newsletter. For a time it was unpublished, but then the Newsletter idea was revived and, as a result, we have enjoyed The Trumpet for many years and watched it get better. It []

R.W. Davis donates 40-acres to NTCS

The New Testament Christian Seminary Campus just got bigger! Today, R. W. Davis, founder of New Testament Christian Churches of America, Inc., donated a 40-acre parcel of land for the expansion of the New Testament Christian Seminary Campus in Graham, WA.  The land is located just south of the NTCS Campus along Orting-Kapowsin Hwy., and is earmarked for construction of additional housing for Seminary students and ministers. Title was conveyed to New Testament Christian Churches of America, Inc. this morning and, with []