Notes from Sunday – 12/19/10

Posted by on Dec 20, 2010 in Notes from Sunday 2010, The Epistle of James | 0 comments

We had a good day of worship yesterday at Shiloh. The choir sung my “anniversary” song: “The Joy of the Lord.” It is one of my favorite choir songs. And I was blessed beyond words to hear it in worship. Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” – Nehemiah 8:10 (ESV)...

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Notes from Sunday – 11/28/10

Posted by on Nov 28, 2010 in Antiqua, Notes from Sunday 2010, Speaking Engagements | 0 comments

I am in St. John’s in Antigua & Barbuda, preaching for the Dr. Hensworth W.C. Jonas and the Baptist Circuit of Churches. The Baptist Circuit of Churches is made up of three congregations in Antigua led by Dr. Jonah – Central, Tryells, and Covenant Baptist Church. The mother church, Central Baptist Church, celebrated 45 years of ministry today. The Tryells Baptist Church celebrated 18 years today. Dr. Jonas is also the founder and principle...

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Notes from Sunday – 11/14/10

Posted by on Nov 15, 2010 in Notes from Sunday 2010 | 0 comments

Thanks, again, for your continued prayers for my wife, Crystal. Yesterday was the second anniversary of my installation as pastor of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church. I love my congregation. May the Lord make me into the man and pastor I need to be to lead Shiloh in its next season of ministry. Hebrews 6:10 kept coming to my mind throughout the day: “For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His...

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Notes from Sunday – 11/7/10

Posted by on Nov 8, 2010 in Notes from Sunday 2010, The Epistle of James | 0 comments

It was coooooold yesterday!!! We had a good day of worship at Shiloh. Thanks for your continued prayers and many expressions of kindness as Crystal recovers from her surgery. Please continue to cover her with your prayers. Throughout the day, I was praying for three pastors I know of around the country who were beginning officially started new churches yesterday. I was also praying for the Diamond family and the Abyssinia Church, who...

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Notes from Sunday – 10/31/10

Posted by on Oct 31, 2010 in Notes from Sunday 2010 | 0 comments

CRYSTAL UPDATE: Crystal is having good days and some bad days. But, overall, her recovery is progression with no major complications. Thanks, again, for your prayers, concern, and support. Today is Reformation Sunday. By grace alone! Through faith alone! According to scripture alone! In Christ alone! To the glory of God alone! We have a good day of worship at Shiloh today. Grateful for the guests we had in worship today. I even met a guest who...

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Notes from Sunday – 10/17/10

Posted by on Oct 17, 2010 in 2 Corinthians, Notes from Sunday 2010 | 0 comments

Thank you to all of you who have been praying for my family this past week. Crystal surgery this weekend was a success. I brought her home late Saturday night. Please continue to pray for her that she will have a full and speedy recovery. Thanks, again, for all of your kindness and concern. Two of Crystal’s adopted mothers – Beverly and Lisa – came to town from Los Angeles to be with her. I am grateful for what their presence has meant to...

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