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 […]

Facing Uncertainty

As I have talked with leaders across the State, I have heard a common concern, and I’ve heard it at my own church, as well. We have faced difficulties before. We know how to ride out a storm. We know how to survive a downturn in our economy. We have seen riots, faced racial division […]

Pray for Acadia Association

 Associational Mission Strategist: Bert Langley Covers Acadia, St. Landry, and part of Evangeline Parishes. Major towns are Opelousas, Ville Platte, Crowley, Mamou, and Eunice. 179,141 souls reside in Acadia Association. 12.2% of the population, or 21,803, are evangelicals. 56,476 or 32% of the population are listed as none’s or non-affiliated with any church. (They’re not […]

Re-Engaging Your Sunday School or Small Groups Ministry – Pt. 4

Part 4 – Ministering and Caring for One Another 34 “I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you are also to love one another. 35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:34-35 (CSBBible). The weekly Worship Service […]

A Reasonable Request

“But his servants caught up with him and said, ‘… if the prophet had asked you to do something hard and heroic, wouldn’t you have done it? So why not this simple ‘wash and be clean’?”   2 Kings 5:13, The Message  We have prayed for COVID to go away – but it continues to spread.  We […]

Re-Engaging Your Sunday School or Small Groups Ministry – Pt. 3

Part 3  – Teaching a Life-Changing Bible Study Now more than ever, people need to hear from God. 22 But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 23Because if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like someone looking at his own face in a […]