Outside The Box

Jochebed’s Hope: It Looks Likes Jesus

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“Jochebed’s Hope” is the name we give our adoption and foster care ministry through which our aim is to aid children and families tangibly and spiritually with the gospel, or good news, that through Jesus Christ people can be adopted into God’s forever family. Jochebed was the name of Moses’ mother, whom we regard as … Continued

Turn Off the Television and Love Your Neighbor

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​​As I watched and observed the behavior of those in Charlottesville and in Seattle, I can’t help but think of Captain Woodrow F. Call of “Lonesome Dove” fame. Following an ugly incident when he had to take up for a young boy being abused by an angry adult, he said, “I hate rudeness in a man; … Continued

Annual Business Report 2017 and By-Law Amendment

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Each year, we gather as a church family at the end of July to celebrate the accomplishments of the previous church year, vision-cast for the one upcoming and review old and new church business.  We are joyfully joining God where He is working locally, nationally and globally, and we continue to see that where He … Continued

New Year… Starting August 1, 2016

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A New Church Year: On July 31st, we held our year end Church Conference.  At our Annual Business Conference, we approved this upcoming year’s Ministry Budget, our new Deacon Panel, as well as our new Ministry Team Members and Leaders.  We also had a time of reviewing last year’s Ministry. Here is the link to … Continued

It’s official… Summer is HERE!

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Kid’s Camp Kicks off Summer Ministry What a fabulous week!  Kid’s Camp 2016 was a great, great success.  What a wonderful and meaningful week.  Over 75 kids, dozens of middle schoolers, high schoolers and college students as well as a host of adults all experiencing firsthand the work of God. There is no way I … Continued

Family Promise of Hall County

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Family Promise of Hall County To the Board of Directors of Family Promise of Hall County: When Lakewood Baptist Church joined Family Promise of Hall County at its inception, we believed, organizationally, that Family Promise of Hall County and Lakewood Baptist Church held in common the goal to meet physical needs and the call to … Continued

Ministry Highlights

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I was disappointed that our Deacon Minister and Spouse Retreat was canceled due to bad weather in late January.  One of the agenda items I was going to share was entitled “Ministry Highlights”.  I wanted you to also be able to see how God is blessing our local, national and global ministry through Lakewood.  As you review, … Continued