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Andrés Reyes

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I was recently stopped at the grocery store and asked to write an opinion piece on the topic in the title. I am a pastor. That means I am going to write this piece from a Biblical perspective. I would...
Just a few days ago, Ann Cochran, the health navigation coordinator in the Dallas County Health Department, published a helpful piece in The Perry News on a sad reality plaguing people in America. I encourage you to take a...
When I was growing up, I do not think I ever heard one person say to me that he did not believe that Jesus literally came back from the dead. Nor have I ever taken a survey to find...
Easter Sunday is rapidly approaching, and I need to get this out before it passes us up. Easter is the most important holiday in the Christian calendar. That will probably come as a surprise not only to non-Christians but to...
Prayer was my topic of discussion the last time I wrote in ThePerryNews.com. But that post mentioned something else that is key to revival. That post stated that true revivals are a back-to-prayer movement and a back-to-the-Bible movement. I want...
My parents were the most hospitable people I knew growing up. They are getting older now, so hospitality is not as frequent. I learned a lot from them. They had someone over to the house almost every Sunday, either for...
I have recently been thinking about things that have caused what Christians often call revival. Revival comes from the word "revive," which means to bring back to life. We live in a dying culture. Many of us see that. Others...
The First Baptist Church in Perry turned 153-year-old last month, but we are more excited than ever to let you know what God is doing at our church in 2022. We have already held several events this year and...
Bruce Compton is a plodder. Throughout three years of school at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary, there was one man who was consistently in the school building before me. That man was Bruce Compton. I am not certain what time Dr. Compton...
Today I want to talk about the New Birth. Let me tell you what sparked my interest in this topic. Last Sunday I read a quote describing how the author of an incredibly enduring book, "Pilgrim’s Progress," came to faith...