Author Archives: Tim Counts

Jesus Is the Hope of Christmas: Our 2016 Advent Sermon Series

I love everything about Christmas.  The decorations.  The lights.  The snow.  The music. And yes, Christmas movies.  My wife and I began a tradition of watching “White Christmas” when we were first married, and last year we watched it in … Continue reading

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Only God Can Write a Story that Starts Out Perfect and Ends Better

Note from Pastor Tim: for privacy reasons, the names have been changed. Words of Comfort from God’s Word at a Memorial Service in our Community This afternoon, as I have the opportunity to bring you a message of hope from … Continue reading

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Pastor Tim’s Sermons

Here you can have access to my latest sermons, preached at Northshire Baptist Church in Manchester Center, VT: Here are my sermons while I was the Pastor of Family Ministries at Immanuel Bible Church in Bellingham, WA:

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Why We Actively Support a Local “Crisis Pregnancy Center”

Each Spring since my family and I arrived in Bellingham for me to be the Pastor of Family Ministries at Immanuel Bible Church, we have joyfully participated in the Whatcom County Pregnancy Center Walk for Life. There are many reasons to … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves the Little Children

Originally posted on He Must Become Greater:
The recent 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, bringing with it the realization that over 50 million children have been aborted in America since 1973, has made me consider again how God views…

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A Prayer for My Children This Christmas Season

Father, As I think about picking up my 2 year old son out of his crib this morning, hearing him chatter in 2 year old boy talk about the mini Christmas tree in his room, it strikes me that Jesus did not only come as a … Continue reading

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Celebrate Advent at Home This Year!

My family and I have loved celebrating Advent since we arrived at Immanuel Bible Church.  To enter into a tradition of looking forward to the joy of celebrating Christ’s birth at Christmas even while anticipating His Second Coming has helped us … Continue reading

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