Early in my ministry, I was a Disciple Now Leader for a group of middle schoolers. During the first night after sharing about myself, I had an eighth-grader who asked me a question that I have never forgotten. “Do I need to do drugs and alcohol so that I can have a powerful testimony?”  To […]

I realize many people are frustrated. They are tired of being at home. People want things to return to normal, whatever that may look like now.

Currently, I am in a discipleship group with four men who meet each week to discuss a study we are doing.  Apart from the daily study and the weekly meeting, we memorize Scripture. A few weeks ago, our Scripture verse was 1 John 2:6, “whoever says he abides in Him ought to walk in the […]

The Bible in America Study reports that 62 percent of the people in the communities surrounding our churches would like to read the Bible more. Another study reports 87 percent of the people in our churches want help understanding the Bible better. Yet, Bible reading is waning. Recent studies demonstrate that in one generation the […]

Thanksgiving is a time for joy. It’s a time when our hearts are filled with gladness because of all the blessings we have received from God. As I celebrate Thanksgiving, I remember the helpful tips the Apostle Paul gives us in finding joy in his letter to the church at Philippi. Philippians 1:3–11 3 I thank […]

  As we have been celebrating Glasgow Baptist Church’s bicentennial, I have found myself looking through different things from the church’s history.  One thing I have enjoyed reading has been some of the old newsletters. In fact, the church has bound books from different years until 1978 of the newsletters. In the November 15, 1931 […]

This Sunday, April 15, Glasgow Baptist Church has the privilege to celebrate its 200th Birthday. Being founded just 19 years after Glasgow was established as a city, Glasgow Baptist Church still is located in its original location. While the buildings have changed and evolved over the years, the mission of the church remains the same […]

Comfort zones are safe places to be; however, they can be detrimental to us if we let them control us. I remember my first time out on my own as a salesman. I was to drive to businesses that my company was not doing business with and try to convince them to do business with […]

Chance are you have been offended by someone.  Someone has said or done something that has upset you. It may have been so painful or offensive that it causes you to become worked up just thinking about the person or the event that took place. The Bible says, Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, […]

Let’s be honest, no one is perfect, right? Only Jesus is perfect. Therefore, it is highly likely we will offend someone at some point.  Hopefully, no one starts their day looking to hurt someone, but it does happen. Sometimes we offend people by our words, other times it may be our actions. Sometimes we hurt […]