OT19 | NT Connection (October 12)

NT Connect: Luke 1:26-33 Weekly Reading: 2 Samuel 7-12 Covenant with David This week began with David feeling pretty good about life. God had brought him from being a lowly shepherd boy to the king of the nation of Israel. With God’s help, David had defeated his enemies. Last week, we read that David brought … Continued

Holy Week

This week, Christians around the world celebrate the days leading up to the death, burial and ultimately resurrection of Jesus. Lakewood is no exception! We began the week celebrating the triumphal entry of King Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. On Monday through Wednesday, Bill Risinger is leading a Holy Week Bible study at noon. Make … Continued

Introducing a New LakewoodLife.org

Have you visited our website lately? If so, you probably noticed that our Marketing Team along with Full Media has given it a complete redesign. As technology and the Internet are constantly evolving, we realized it was time to give our website a serious evaluation and make some changes for the better. Research tells us … Continued

The Weeding of Our Souls

My grandmother had a green thumb. As a child, I remember her South Georgia porch being filled with a rainbow of fragrant flowers. As an adult, I have often wondered why I didn’t inherit her ability to grow plants. I have tried to keep plants alive but with little success, until this year. My neighbor … Continued

A Set Apart Life

By Joy Willis Do you remember being in middle school? Think back for a moment. Maybe it wasn’t called middle school when you were in 7th or 8th grade, but you can still remember what it felt like. The greatest desire for most teens that age is to fit in. I remember wanting jelly shoes, … Continued

In the Storm

By Joy Willis It seems to be second nature for us to worry. We worry about grades, money, our families, our health. There is an endless supply of circumstances we could worry about. Our Creator knows this about us, and that is why throughout scripture He reminds us that we don’t have to worry. This … Continued

The Beauty of the Creator

By Joy Willis  Spring is such a busy time of year. School is reaching its climax with standardized tests and course finals. Baseball and softball seasons are in full swing. We just celebrated Easter and soon we’ll be celebrating our moms and graduates. This on top of our normal activities of work and school and … Continued