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“When my decision for Christ was made I walked slowly down and knelt in prayer. I opened my heart and knew for the first time the sweetness and joy of God, of truly being born again. I didn’t have any...

Well, we did it—we had a “Monumental” VBS (Awesome God)! It was wonderful having so many children take part in this week of worship and learning. Thanks so much to Lauren for her leadership and energy, as well as our...

After years of disappointment and changing plans due to the pandemic, our church is going to have VBS! This is an incredibly important development and I'm very excited about it.Promotion, planning, and preparation are all coming together to make this...

Many, if not all, major news outlets are covering the Guidepost Solutions independent report of sexual abuse allegations in the Southern Baptist Convention. It's almost 300 pages and I have given particular attention to the summation of its findings. I...

I read an article recently about the former CEO of Waffle House, Bert Thorton. He grew the restaurant to almost 2,000 locations at the time of his retirement. His desire was that the people who enter a Waffle House would...

The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forth coming. Exhausted, he eventually managed...

We are approaching Holy Week and with that occasion comes singing familiar songs about the crucifixion and suffering of our Lord Jesus Christ. One song aptly named "Were You There?" is known as an African-American spiritual which can be traced...

Did you know that our church supports missionaries that serve the people of Ukraine through our giving to both the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Southern Baptist Convention? We are associated with missionaries in Kyiv, surrounding areas of Ukraine, and neighboring countries...

We've had good participation and discussion during our Four Fragile Freedoms study on Wednesday nights. One of the chapters relates to "Church Freedom" which means Baptist churches get to select and ordain their own clergy, make their own decisions, and...

"What makes a Baptist a Baptist?"That's a central question covered in Walter Shurden's classic text "Four Fragile Freedoms." It's a work that has been around for decades and has been used repeatedly as a primer for reviewing historic Baptist distinctives.There's...