Pray for Evangeline Baptist Association

Associational Mission Strategist: David Carlton Covers Lafayette, Vermillion, St. Martin and Iberia Parishes. Major towns are Lafayette, New Iberia, Abbeville, Youngville. 404,977 souls reside in Evangeline Association. 12.7% of the population, or 51,515, are evangelicals. 141,696 or 35% of the population are listed as none’s or non-affiliated with any church. Only 5,898, or 1.5% of […]

The Season We're In

The Season We’re In

COVID-19 is still here and, if the news reports are any indication, it’s not going anywhere soon. Countless prayers meetings, large and small, have been held asking God to remove this virus. God has certainly heard our prayers but the answer appears to be “no” or “not yet,” at least for now. So, where does […]

Re-Engaging Your Sunday School or Small Groups Ministry – Pt. 6

Part 6 – They Called Him “Rabbi” 38 When Jesus turned and noticed them following him, he asked them, “What are you looking for?” They said to him, “Rabbi” (which means “Teacher”), “where are you staying?” John 1:38 (CSBBible) Rabbi is a Jewish term which means “Teacher.” Those that began following Jesus early in His […]

A Virus Changes Everything

I don’t mind change. Actually, I even like some changes. However, what has been most troubling lately, is that the Coronavirus has changed almost everything. And it is still changing things. It is changing our culture, our families, our relationships, our education, media and even—dare I say it, the church. I have a word for […]

Pray for Carey Association

Associational Mission Strategist: Bruce Baker Covers Cameron, Calcasieu, and Jefferson Davis Parishes. Major towns are Lake Charles, Sulphur, Jennings. 231,084 souls reside in Carey Association. 29.6% of the population, or 68,425, are evangelicals. 60,405 or 30% of the population are listed as none’s or non-affiliated with any church. 9,334, or 4% of the population, attend […]

Re-Engaging Your Sunday School or Small Groups Ministry – Pt. 5

Part 5 – It’s About the People Jesus died for you and me. The Gospel has been, is, and will always be about Jesus offering salvation to all people. The church, our ministry, and our focus is and should always be about reaching people with the Gospel, equipping them with the truth of God’s Word, […]

We Give Thanks to God Always for All of You

“We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.” – 1Thessalonians 1:2-3 (ESV) We are 120 days past the first stay-at-home order and Louisiana Baptists […]

Mid-Year CP Giving Report

As we pass the mid-point of what seems like an extremely long year, several words come to mind that would be descriptive of how I feel about 2020. Unexpected would definitely be one of those words. No one expected COVID-19. No one saw the social unrest that has unfolded over the last several months. Another […]