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  • Tom Papez

    Contributing sermons since Jul 27, 2009
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CrossHaven Church
Lake st. Louis Missouri , 63367
636 327-7241

About Tom
  • Education: Bachelors in English Bachelors in Social Studies Mastors in Education Pursuing Masters in Administration
  • Experience: FCA Vice President 1993-94 FCA President 1994-95 Bible Study Leader 1996-2000 Youth Pastor at Windsor First Baptist 2000-2001 Youth Pastor at FBCLSL 2001-Present
  • Family: Married since 1995, have 6 beautiful children.
  • Hobbies: Sports, Football, Board Games, Fishing, My Kids, My Wife, The Green Bay Packers
  • What I want on my tombstone: Born: 12/15/72 Born Again: 12/29/89 Asleep: ???
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  • Prison

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2014
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    Message detailing some stories about prisons and connecting it to the life of Joseph, then finally directly it back to our own lives.

    PRISON INTRO: I teach US History, and when I get to the 1950’s and 1960’s I begin studying a whole lot of demonstrations. There’s demonstrations like a Lunch Counter Sit-In, a march over a bridge in Selma, Alabama. There are demonstrations at Kent State protesting the Vietnam ...read more

  • Hebrews 13 Small Group Topics

    Contributed on Feb 10, 2014
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    The following is a list of items that were learned from a couple of college aged students gathering around a coffee house for a small group. It's pretty awesome to see the Spirit lead the conversation from topic to topic.

    HEBREWS 13 SMALL GROUP TOPICS Information below is a result of the Biblical conversation of a handful of believers who met on a cold February night at Breadco. HEBREWS 13: Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. 2 Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some ...read more

  • Atomic Accidents

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2014
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    How many near-death scratches do we humans need before we change?

    ATOMIC ACCIDENTS History text books list that two atomic warheads dropped to end World War II as President Harry S. Truman made the historic decision to use these bombs to halt the deadliest war of all time. Further readings will also conclude that our nation dropped a practice round outside ...read more

  • Mirror, Mirror...on The Tree?

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2014
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    Message makes a practical application about a home made out of mirrors in the wilderness of Sweden.

    Mirror, Mirror, on the…Tree? It has been said, someone who says it can’t be done, should never get in the way of someone doing it. And though this classic proverb has been known by all for ages, it was the driving force behind the Tham & Videgard Construction Company’s motive ...read more

  • How To Be A Good Wife

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2014
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    The main excerpt of this lesson comes from an actual 1950's textbook teaching young women how to be a good wife. Needless to say the information is hysterical and it shows how the times have changed.

    HOW TO BE A GOOD WIFE The following excerpt is taken from a 1950s High School home economics textbook. I thought you may find it amusing: “Have dinner ready. Plan ahead, even the night before, to have a delicious meal—on time. This is a way of letting him know that you have been ...read more

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  • The Lord Wants To Help: The Frankenstorm

    Contributed on Aug 6, 2011
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    THE LORD WANTS TO HELP: THE FRANKENSTORM Amidst the continuing saga of the uber-force storms that have ravaged the western seaboard of our nation, the clouds that have been dousing the state of California in water by the bucket, scientists have been hard at work studying Pacific weather patterns ...read more

  • Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary: It Is Not ...

    Contributed on Aug 6, 2011
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    Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary: It is not every man who suffers, that is blessed; but he who with patience and constancy goes through all difficulties in the way of duty. Afflictions cannot make us miserable, if it be not our own fault. The tried Christian shall be a crowned one. The crown of ...read more

  • City Of Pompeii

    Contributed on Aug 6, 2011
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    CITY OF POMPEII Clovis Chappell told the story of the evacuation of the city of Pompeii which was destroyed in AD 79 by an eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. During the excavation of the city, there was found a body embalmed by the ashes of the volcano. It was that of a woman. Her feet were turned toward ...read more

  • The Sad Story Of Frank Sinatra

    Contributed on Aug 6, 2011
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    THE SAD STORY OF FRANK SINATRA FRANK SINATRA: Excerpt from a memoir by Tina Sinatra, Frank Sinatra’s daughter His health was in tatters and his life mired in financial wrangles, but my father refused to stop giving concerts, "I’ve just got to earn more money," he said. His performances, sad ...read more

  • 3 Types Of Anger

    Contributed on Aug 6, 2011
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    3 TYPES OF ANGER Thumos appears twenty times and means a turbulent commotion, boiling agitation of feeling, sudden explosion. It's like our word rage. Orge appears forty-five times and describes a long-lasting attitude that often continues to seek revenge, like our word resentment. ...read more