Bulletin / Prayer List

  Tom Bean church of Christ

December 13

209 South Brown Street

Tom Bean, Tx 75489

Phone: (903) 546-6620

Email: tombeancoc@gmail.com

Website: tombeancoc.com

                   ELDERS                       DEACONS               PREACHER 

                Charlie Counts                Greg Counts             Kerry King
                Kerry King


Sunday         Bible Study 9:00 AM     Worship 10:00AM     Worship 6:00 PM 

Wednesday  Bible Study 7:00 PM





Kerry King


Kerry King    Walter Mc Millen


    MORNING                      EVENING  

  Jerry Harris                       AC Quinn  
               DonHickerson                   Robert Embry         


Kerry King



Anna Lois Farris has decided to not pursue surgery for her heart problems but will instead work with a heart doctor in Texarkana to explore other treatment plans .

Walter McMillen is out of rehab and recovering at home.

Frank Roden had a couple of tests on his heart and is waiting for results.

Cleon Green (Nashville, AR) tested positive for Covid 19. He is doing better.

Steve & Lisa Courtney – both have Covid 19 and had to go to the hospital with breathing problems. Both are doing some better but still having problems.

Remember in Daily Prayer:

Cancer: Betty Clark, Ruth Stone (Greg’s bosses’ wife), Jesse Farrer (Tom Bean schoolboard president), Mary Estep, Don Stringfellow.

Macular Degeneration: AC Quinn, Beryl Miller

Others: Florene Griffin (back & hip), Beverly Roberts (MS), Dannie Baker (severe allergies), Steve Dupuis (heart, AC’s son in law), Bill Davis (stroke), Larry & Bridgett Lee, Jennifer Campbell (Frank’s daughter - MS), Lovoe Harber (Charlie’s sister)

Serving Our Country:

Cody Blomstedt (Korea), Kirklynn Hance, Kirk Johnson (back in the US)

Tyler Davies has returned to his ship.

Jesse Thetford (back in the US).

Police & First Responders, Medical Staff & Doctors:

Travis Counts, Dalton Griffin, Chelsie Serrano

Pantry Item: Paper Towels

Men Serving Next Week December 20, 2020


Morning: Charlie Counts – Jerry Harris

Evening: Greg Counts – Walter McMillen

Men’s Business Meeting Tonight After Evening Services

“Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another,that you may be healed. The effectual fervent prayerof a righteous man availeth much.”(James 5:16)


Having Patience Under Stress 

By Kevin Cauley 

“Patience is a virtue” was an expression I heard a lot growing up! Now that I am almost 50 years-old, I have an inkling of what my parents meant. There are times in life when all that can be done is to wait and that is a good thing. Sin can create in us a sense of urgency that isn’t necessary. This urgency motivates us to act when we don’t need to act. Acting in such situations sometimes creates more problems than it solves. What is needed is a little patience. It takes self-control to hold oneself back from acting when all that can be done is wait. In Psalm 40:1 David wrote, “I waited patiently for the Lord; And He inclined to me, And heard my cry.”

Lack of patience can also cause us to use our tongues incorrectly by saying things that we should not say. Sometimes a person may feel like he just must say something. He feels awkward when there is silence among others. So, he blurts out the first thing that comes to his mind. Maybe it’s innocent, but maybe it isn’t. Patience will help one to keep one’s tongue in check. James 3:2 says, “For we all stumble in many things. If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body.” Alas, there are no perfect people, so James states, “But no man can tame the tongue. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison” (James 3:8).

So the next time you feel motivated to “do something,” ask yourself, “Do I need to wait and see what happens first?” Psalm 37:7 says, “Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass.”