Have you visited the Sermons page on the church website?  There you will find the latest teaching content from Midway in MP3 form.  You can sort sermons by speaker, by series, or browse for the text you are interested in.  Once you have found the sermon you want to hear you can stream the audio in your browser or download the MP3 to your computer.

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Would you like to have the content come to you?  We are excited to announce our new podcast, Verse by Verse, which is now available for subscription through iTunes or your favorite podcasting service.

The two latest sermons from Midway can be found here:

Luke 9:1-6 – On Mission with Jesus

1 Corinthians 15:1-8 – The Surety of the Resurrection

We just received this information from Michael Poore, director of the Humanitas Forum.  Andrew Peterson is a phenomenal Christian thinker, musician, and writer.  Mark your calendars – you won’t want to miss this one!
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Here’s the first date for this fall’s Humanitas Forum.  Please mark your calendar!  Also, please note the location and our co-sponsor, Campus Outreach at Tennessee Tech.

The Humanitas Forum
on Christianity and Culture

The Story of Us All: Telling on Ourselves, Telling About Ourselves 

Andrew Peterson
 Singer, Songwriter, Author

Friday, September 6, 2013 — 7:00 p.m.

School of Nursing and Health Science Building Auditorium
On the campus of Tennessee Tech
Cookeville, Tennessee

 Storytelling and songwriting are autobiography. In fact, every created thing bears the image, in some way, of its creator. Many of us shy away from sharing our own stories because we believe they aren’t interesting or relevant when in fact our stories may be one of the most significant things we have to offer to our communities.

From Rich Mullins to Frederick Buechner to J.R.R. Tolkien, Andrew will explore the ways in which honest storytelling has shaped his understanding of the Gospel. In this talk, we’ll get a chance to hear Andrew unpack the commitment that guides his craft as a musician and a writer:  “To tell the truth, and to tell it as beautifully as possible.”

Andrew Peterson is a singer/songwriter whose solo career has taken him across America as well as to Europe, England, Wales and Scotland.  He is also a member of the Square Peg Alliance, a collaborative group of Christian singer/songwriters who are successfully building a following outside the traditional bounds of the Christian music industry. He is proprietor of theRabbit Room, a community of songwriters, authors, and artists interested in storytelling, faith, and fellowship. Additionally, Andrew is the author of a series of children’s books, The Wingfeather Saga, the last of which (volume 4) should be available early next year. Andrew and his wife Jamie have three children and live just south of Nashville.

The Humanitas Forum is delighted to welcome Campus Outreach at Tennessee Tech as co-sponsor of Andrew Peterson’s talk!

Q&A Follows Each Lecture

Admission: Free
Location: Whitson-Hester School of Nursing and Health Science Building Auditorium, Tennessee Tech, West 7th Street and Mahler Avenue, Cookeville, Tennessee
Map:  Go here.  The Nursing Building is at the bottom of the map (building #32).  Parking is at the back of the building.
Time: 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Contact: Michael Poore, Director, The Humanitas Forum, (931) 239-8735[email protected]
Website/Blog: www.humanitas.org

While preparing to post the sermon audio from Sunday we realized the recorder had captured a pretty good recording of Jonathan Enix leading the congregation in singing How Deep the Father’s Love for Us.

We enjoyed it, both live and from the recorder, and thought you might as well so here you go.

(Note: If the player doesn’t display below you may have to refresh/reload the page in your browser or click HERE to hear it in a new window.)

By the way, if you would like to hear more of Jonathan’s music you can find it HERE.

Wednesday the 3rd dawned… well, it didn’t really dawn so much as get gradually brighter as day-long rains kept the sun covered up.

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Despite the soggy conditions the Townsend team pressed ahead with day camp and, at night, one of the most enjoyable presentations of the whole week: Auction Night!

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Generous donations to the Townsend team are auctioned off for pretend money provided to the attendees.  Everyone loves an auction and the action can get quite brisk.

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Check out a sample of the bidding here:

Not only does Bro. Mike Rogers lead the bidding as auctioneer but, most importantly,  he also presents the gospel to those in attendance halfway through the auction.

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Please pray for the team as they finish the week.  There are flash flood warnings for the remainder of the week and the weather has forced a change of plans on the 4th as the Townsend fireworks display has been pushed back until Sunday the 7th.  Nonetheless, the campground is full of people who need to know Jesus – either for the first time or in greater intimacy.

The arrangements for Bro. Randy’s father, Thomas Wilder, are as follows:

4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Mulhearn Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA

Funeral Services
10:00 A.M.
Thursday, July 4, 2013
New Chapel Hill Baptist Church
West Monroe, LA

You can read Mr. Wilder’s obituary HERE and leave condolences for the family HERE.  Please continue to pray for Beth, their daughters, and the extended family (including Bethany, Peyton, and Reagan).

The Townsend mission team arrived safely Sunday night and got off to a great start Monday night.  Below are some pictures from the evening event, the ice cream social.  Bro. Mike did an excellent job communicating how even a little sin ruins the whole being by eating ice cream with a little mustard mixed in.  Pictures of his face when he took the bite will hopefully follow soon. 🙂

Please continue to pray for the team to be safe, have excellent turnout to both day camp and the evening events, and to be able to sow the Word liberally.