The Baptist Deacon

It is a blessed church that has faithful men who are deacons! Through the work of the first seven deacons at the church in Jerusalem, the word of God increased and the number of the disciples multiplied. Consider Acts 6:1-8 and I Timothy 3:8-13. The only reason to have deacons is to help the pastor.… Continue reading The Baptist Deacon


Ten Goals of the Sunday School

Sunday School is a great ministry of the church to reach others and to teach others. Through the Sunday School, the church is organized into smaller groups, typically by age, that can facilitate its work of reaching and teaching. Our goal is obedience to the Great Commission given to us by the Lord Jesus Christ.… Continue reading Ten Goals of the Sunday School


From Planted to Planting

How do we get there? I am not talking about getting directions for your next family vacation. I am talking about doing what God has placed you on this earth to do! How do believers become more like Jesus Christ? How do churches grow and set the world on fire with the blaze of the… Continue reading From Planted to Planting

Bible, Guilt, Salvation

Guilt of the Past

But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities:  the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. - Isaiah 53:5 Have you ever done something that you wish you could take away?  Do you have something in your life that haunts you to this… Continue reading Guilt of the Past

Hymns, Salvation

Calvary Covers It All

Charles E. Crawford, who lived in the early part of the 20th Century, had a terrible and sinful life.  He was often in trouble, and caused great harm.  Yet, God saved him one day and forever changed his life.  Like any person who receives Christ, Mr. Crawford desired to live for God.  He even wanted to… Continue reading Calvary Covers It All

Bible, Faith

Little is Much when God is in It

One day a young boy offered his lunch of five loaves and two fishes.  God used that little bit of food to feed a multitude.  On another occasion, the Lord was given some fish and seven loaves, He used that small amount to feed four thousand people. Little is much when God is in it.… Continue reading Little is Much when God is in It

Bible, Christianity, Grace, Songs

Because of Grace

Grace is one of the most beautiful words I have ever known.  It is because of grace that I am saved.  It is because of grace that my sin is gone.  It is because of grace that I can serve the Lord.  Everything I am, all that I have, and all that I shall become… Continue reading Because of Grace