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Pastor’s Statement on Sexual Abuse in the SBC

On February 10th of this year, the Houston Chronicle released a very detailed and excellent article on decades of sexual abuse perpetrated by clergy and volunteers within the Southern Baptist Convention. This article is heartbreaking and disturbing. Like many Southern Baptist pastors, I applaud the journalistic effort to expose these atrocities and bring the victim’s stories to light. It is my sincere prayer that in doing so, actions will be taken at all levels of our denomination to eradicate this…

The Journey Continues

More than twenty-one years ago Lauree and I arrived in Stewartstown with our three kids. We knew no one, but soon Stewartstown Baptist Church became our local family. We attended here, ministered here, and developed many friendships over the years. When I believed God was calling me to full time Christian ministry and then completed seminary, SBC ordained me and later called me as associate pastor. SBC has been more than our home church; it truly has been our church…

Ranchito con Esperanza

When our family first came to SBC late in 1997 we met Craig and Sheila McConville and their adorable little 2 year old daughter, Marlaina. Fast forward more than 20 years and Marlaina is now a young woman who knows Jesus and seeks to live for Him. In fact, she and her fiance, Nathan Law, are interested in giving their lives to full time missionary work. This summer they and a friend have a wonderful opportunity to serve at “a…

Counter Culture

Have you ever noticed that the things in the world seem to be changing faster than you are able to keep up? Society is changing. Culture is changing. If only there existed a solid place to establish a firm foundation. Well my friends, take heart. The world might be changing but God never does. Times change but God’s word never does. The kingdom of God is established and sustained by him. Members of God’s kingdom have nothing to fear from…