The Call

When someone thinks of a missionary, they ask that person “Why do you do what you do?” I am asked that question often, and I respond with the answer: “It’s a calling from God.” I know that each person receives this call differently. I can personally say that I did not hear an audible voice … Continued

The Endowment Ministry

Back in the early 1990’s, I shared with Lakewood’s leadership the value of establishing an endowment for the purpose of funding ministry and missions outside the normal area of our operating budget. An endowment is a donation to a nonprofit (e.g., Lakewood Baptist Church) for the ongoing support of that organization. In Lakewood’s case the endowment is … Continued