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The Bread of Life

By Justin Hopkins | Jul 10, 2019

In John 6 Jesus fed the multitudes with a few loaves and fish, but then encouraged them to seek sustenance with eternal value. He declared that God had sent bread from Heaven, which would satisfy hunger and third eternally (v. 32-35). Jesus was that bread. His audience was still thinking of physical things when He…

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How Instant Coffee Is made

By Justin Hopkins | Jul 10, 2019

How is instant coffee made? we’ve got a simple explanation and a short video that explains the process.

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Talawanda School of Preaching May 2019 Report

By Justin Hopkins | Jun 23, 2019

At the beginning of May Maurice, our director, Amri, an instructor, and several of the students were stricken with Malaria, a couple of them requiring hospitalization. Extra funds were provided to purchase mosquito nets for all of the beds, so hopefully Malaria won’t be as big of an issue. We have begun raising rabbits on…

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Worker Spotlight

By Justin Hopkins | Jun 21, 2019

Brother Muhindo Enosi is the preacher for the Kyabikuha church of Christ. He is also one of the instructors at the Rwenzori school of Preaching. His village is high in the mountains sitting at about 6,000 ft. He and his wife, Sylvia, have five daughters, and also help care for the three sons of a…

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Back To Uganda

By Justin Hopkins | Jun 18, 2019

I spent the last two weeks of May in Uganda with brother Gregg Knight. While we were there Gregg spent some time working on the school farm and teaching the students a few things. I taught a course on therapeutics, using Foy Forehand’s Common Sense Rules of Bible Study, and How To Study The Bible…

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Working The Works of God

By Justin Hopkins | Jun 3, 2019

There is often a great deal of confusion about the relationship between faith and works. Some people contend that a person must perform enough good works to outweigh the evil that they have done. Others, in reaction to this, will contend that no works at all are necessary for salvation, but all that is required…

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Coffee Helps You Live Longer

By Justin Hopkins | Jun 3, 2019

A new analysis of research involving 3.8 million subjects scattered around the globe suggests that moderate coffee consumption can extend life-expectancy and greatly reduces risk in several common causes of death. Specifically, they found that coffee drinkers were 15% less likely to die from any cause when drinking 3.5 cups per day, 17% less likely…

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Why Are You Seeking Him?

By Justin Hopkins | Jun 3, 2019

After Jesus fed the multitude He went with His disciples to the other side of the Sea of Galilee during the night. The following day the crowds returned to the place where He had been, and upon discovering that He was gone, many of them climbed into boats and followed Him to the other side.…

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Hand Crafted Coffee Mugs!

By Justin Hopkins | Jun 3, 2019

Jeremy Sprouse, who preaches for the church of Christ in Dublin, Texas, is a very talented potter. He has designed and hand-crafted a series of unique coffee mugs for Epic Coffee. Each mug is unique, and every penny of the sales price helps to support preachers of the Gospel! I’m excited to be able to…

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Great Things In Uganda

By Justin Hopkins | Jun 3, 2019

My trip to Uganda was moved up to May due to Airline pricing. So, that affected my roast schedule slightly. Thank you for your patience in that regard. I was privileged to stay in the home of Enosi, a preacher in the village of Kyabikuha, and an instructor at the Rwenzori School of Preaching. I…

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Is Coffee Essential For Survival?

By Justin Hopkins | May 26, 2019

The Swiss are known for many things: Banks, cheese, knives, and of course their flag is a big plus. One of the hallmarks of the nation since World War 1 has been preparedness. The Swiss government has had a standing mandate to maintain large stockpiles of essential supplies in preparation for the event of war…

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Doing What the Father Does

By Justin Hopkins | Apr 30, 2019

When my oldest son was just over a year old, Rodney Adkins released a song entitled “Watching You.” The little boy in the song says to his father, “I’ve been watching you, dad, ain’t that cool? I’m your buckaroo, I wanna be like you… Yeah, we’re just alike, hey, ain’t we dad? I wanna do…

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He Knows What He Will Do

By Justin Hopkins | Apr 28, 2019

The opening verses of John 6 provide an account of Jesus feeding 5,000 with two fish and five loaves. Jesus prepares to work this miracle by asking one of his disciples, “Where shall we buy bread…?” (v. 5). Philip’s response is rather reasonable. He points out that buying a catered meal for 5,000 people at…

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A True Witness

By Justin Hopkins | Apr 28, 2019

Throughout history, many religious teachers have appeared claiming to carry a message from God or a god. The reliability of their source and of their record has usually been difficult to verify at best. They emerge from a secret meeting with an angel in a cave or in the forest with no witnesses, and declare…

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Will Coffee Help Me Lose Weight?

By Justin Hopkins | Apr 22, 2019

There is much said about this, and it is a bit conflicting. First, understand that according to the USDA two cups of black coffee combine to provide just over one calorie. So, as a drink that’t not water, the calorie content is about as low as you can get. Granted, adding a truck load of…

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Sin No More

By Justin Hopkins | Apr 16, 2019

Some time after healing the lame man at the pool of Bethesda Jesus seeks him out again. Our Lord’s words to him are few, but quite pointed. (John 5:14) First, Jesus reminds the man of the great blessing he has just received: he has been made whole! He wasn’t just better, he was complete and…

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