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Pastor’s Paragraphs | February 19, 2021

Pastor’s Paragraphs | February 19, 2021

Do you not know?    Have you not heard?The Lord is the everlasting God,    the Creator of the ends of the earth.He will not grow tired or weary,    and his understanding no one can fathom.He gives strength to the weary    and increases the power of the weak.Even...

Pastor’s Paragraphs | February 12, 2021

Pastor’s Paragraphs | February 12, 2021

At once the Spirit sent him out into the wilderness, and he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him. - Mark 1:12-13 Happy Friday, friends! Here at BBC we've been preparing for...

Pastor’s Paragraphs| February 5, 2021

Pastor’s Paragraphs| February 5, 2021

Where do the Sunday scripture readings come from? You may have wondered this question from time-to-time as you've listened to the various scriptures read in our worship services. As we've moved through the last year, you may have noticed that we've covered a lot of...

Pastor’s Paragraphs | January 29, 2021

Pastor’s Paragraphs | January 29, 2021

Praise the Lord!I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart,    in the company of the upright, in the congregation.Great are the works of the Lord,    studied by all who delight in them.Full of honor and majesty is his work,    and his righteousness endures...

Pastor’s Paragraphs | January 22, 2021

Pastor’s Paragraphs | January 22, 2021

For God alone my soul waits in silence, for my hope is from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken. On God rests my deliverance and my honor; my mighty rock, my refuge is in God. Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your...

Pastor’s Paragraphs | January 15, 2021

Pastor’s Paragraphs | January 15, 2021

O Lord, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away. You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, O Lord, you know it...

Pastor’s Paragraphs | January 8, 2021

Pastor’s Paragraphs | January 8, 2021

This week has left many of us questioning what tomorrow will bring for us as individuals, and as a nation. I have too. What happened this week was unprecedented and has created divisions the likes of which we’ve not seen in a long while.  As a Pastor, I struggle...

Pastor’s Paragraphs | December 25, 2020

Pastor’s Paragraphs | December 25, 2020

Read: Luke 2:16-20 Well, you did it! You made it to Christmas Day and I hope that you've already taken time to pause, reflect, and meditate on what the birth of Jesus means for your life and the world around us. As you read the verse from Luke 2 for today, take a few...

Pastor’s Paragraphs | November 25, 2020

Pastor’s Paragraphs | November 25, 2020

As we celebrate what we're thankful for tomorrow, I have many things to be thankful for this year. As I thought about which one I wanted to write about this week, my mind kept coming back to the one that brings many of us together: our identity as Baptist Christians...

Pastor’s Paragraphs | November 20, 2020

Pastor’s Paragraphs | November 20, 2020

"What are you thankful for this year?" It's the question my mother would ask each of us to answer before we could dig in to the Thanksgiving meal we had smelled cooking all day. Most years I hated that question. Many Thanksgivings I found it hard to come up with an...