Posts by Pastor Jonathan Armstrong

Posts by Pastor Jonathan Armstrong

Compelling Thought

Take Care of the Roots

Proverbs 4:23 – Keep thy heart with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life. When I was in high school, I had the opportunity to visit China as part of a student exchange program. During my time there, I had the opportunity to immerse myself in the rich culture. From learning tai chi to making authentic wontons, I was thankful to have this incredible experience.  While I was there, we were able to visit the incredible…
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United With One Mission

Philippians 1:27 – Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel; Compelling Thought: Christians should be focused on unity so that the gospel can be proclaimed in unison. A few days ago I stumbled across a video of a professional tug…
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Facing Tomorrow With Confidence

1 Samuel 17:37 – David said moreover, The Lord that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine… How many times have you found yourself worrying about something that was on the horizon? Maybe you are dreading an upcoming doctors appointment or a conversation with a friend. Regardless of what is to come, many times we worry about the outcome…
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Follow The Shepherd

Psalm 23:1-2 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. Psalm 23 is one of the most comforting passages that we find in the Scriptures. The author, David, paints a wonderful word picture of how God was his shepherd. He identified three benefits of following the Shepherd: 1. The Shepherd meets our needs. Before David was anointed a king, he was a lowly…
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Let’s Be Gracious

Colossians 4:6 “Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.” During this pandemic, I have dabbled in baking. Now, I am not going to appear on any of the cooking shows on TV anytime soon, but I have enjoyed making some delicious treats! As I began to make these sweet treats, I did not understand the necessity of putting salt in desserts. Why would I put something…
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The Key to a Fulfilling Life

Psalm 16:11 Thou wilt show me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures forevermore. Have you ever noticed a couple that just started dating? They are the ones at the mall or your favorite hamburger place laughing and having a great time. They are the ones who have that adoration in their eyes when they stare at each other so intently. What makes this couple stand out? I believe…

COVID-19 UPDATE

a message from Pastor armstrong https://youtu.be/f3UO_XN9Odg Most Recent Update: Note from Pastor A We have developed a handout with all the steps taken by TBC. You can view that here COVID19 TBC HO. If you have any questions, please let us know by calling the church office or emailing info@tucsonbaptist.com. Questions / needs We understand that some of our older members or those with existing health conditions may feel uncomfortable heading out into the community for grocery shopping, errands, etc. If you…