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Luce to explain ‘Why we can Trust the Bible’

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Potato Creek Church has announced and invites everyone to a special sermon series by Dr. Gary Luce of Kingsport, Tenn., Sunday, March 30, and Sunday, April 13, at 11 a.m.

Dr. Luce is a scholar of the Bible and has spent years studying both Hebrew and Greek and teaches Sunday school at Higher Ground Baptist Church in Kingsport. Dr. Luce is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Ph.D. in chemistry, and he has worked in various technical positions at Eastman Chemical Company for 34 years.

He will be preaching two sermons entitled “The Origins of the Bible,” and “Why We Can Trust the Bible.” Dr. Luce will explain how the Bible was compiled and provide reasons why the Bible can be trusted as the truth. A fellowship lunch will be held after the service on March 30. Everyone is encouraged to bring a covered dish and enjoy the program.

Potato Creek Church is a non-denominational church whose mission is to spread the gospel, teach the doctrines of the Bible, and serve the community. The pastor of Potato Creek Church, Eugene Murphy, has served God for over 40 years preaching and leading people to Christ. He was pastor at Wyebrook Baptist Church in Elverson, Penn., for 31 years and was pastor at several local churches prior to coming to Potato Creek Church.

At Wyebrook Baptist, “Pastor Gene” saw the church grow from just a few members to several hundred with an exciting AWANA program serving over 240 children, plus he managed several major building projects. Pastor Murphy preaches on the first and third Sundays of the month. Lay speakers preach on the second, fourth and fifth Sundays.

Potato Creek Church was built in 1865, and it served the community for many decades; however, the church was closed June 13, 1999 and re-opened on June 12, 2011. Over the course of the last two-and-a-half years, various renovation projects have been completed, including the painting of the exterior of the church, upgrading of the electrical system, installing a water well, septic system and bathroom, and renovating the bell tower and sanctuary. The next project is to renovate the fellowship hall, including the addition of a kitchen.

The church’s motto is “Potato Creek Church is different. Come and See.” Potato Creek Church invites the community to join them each Sunday in worship and serving the community. For more information about Potato Creek Church, contact Pastor Eugene Murphy at (336) 200-1303.