November 27, 2014

Pastoral Nuggets: The Power of Saying No


Saying no is one of the most liberating things an individual learns to do.  Simultaneously, saying no is one of the most difficult things an individual learns to do. Today I want to talk about a woman in the Bible who had the intestinal fortitude to say no - and the blessings it caused for others. For thirty plus years I have been preaching the Gospel of … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Coming Tsunami of Judgment


I am neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet.  I don’t even play a prophet on TV. And it is certainly not my desire to sound like a Prophet of Doom with this column today. However, I probably will. One only needs to open his eyes to the things transpiring in the world today to see prophecy fulfilling at an exponential rate. As a result, I dare to say … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Living Life Out of Season


Whether it be hunting or fishing, sportsmen (or women) realize that the hunting or fishing seasons assigned to their particular passion is there for a reason. The season allows the animals and the fish to repopulate and keeps the herds or particular species of fish well regulated. And as long as everybody respects and abides by these assigned seasons, … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Defining Moments


Have you ever read a passage of scripture for years and then read it again one day only to see something you have never seen before? Such is the case with me and the passage of scripture that I am writing about today. I read John 6:69(KJV) the other day. Peter speaking to Jesus says, “And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Learning How to Lose


The things that matter most in life are today’s successes and victories - not yesterday’s failures and defeats. And if there is to be any joy in our lives, it will come as a result of disciplining ourselves to focus more on our victories and successes than upon our failures and defeats. As with a magnifying glass, what we choose to focus upon is what will … [Read more...]

Hobo Supper at Glenloch Baptist Church


(Glenloch) -- Join us for the 30th annual Hobo supper at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29 at Glenloch Baptist Church. Great family fun with hay rides, trunk-or-treat, bounce houses, paint-ball targets, games, and a live band! We would love to see you there! … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Planned Neglect


Vance Havner said, “Patrick Henry asked, ‘Give me liberty or give me death,’ but modern Americans simply say, ‘Gimme!’”  How true! As Christians, we often deal with people who expect, no, demand something from us. On at least two separate occasions this week I have counselled with people who have been emotionally drained by the ministries and people they … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Speak Them Forward


Acts 1:8, “But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.” For the past several years this passage of scripture has been a buzzword among Southern Baptists. We have used it to articulate our mandate for … [Read more...]

Glenloch Baptist Church Yard Sale


(Glenloch) -- Glenloch Baptist Church will host a one day yard sale next Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 2807 Glenloch Road from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Furniture, household goods, and children's items will be among the many different offerings. … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Desperate Times

Brother Aaron

“The times are desperate - but we are not …” is a quote from Pastor Anthony Hovey’s Sunday morning sermon that he preached September 7, 2014 at Shoal Creek Baptist Church in LaGrange, Georgia.  If Pastor Hovey never gets anything else right in his life - he got this one right! As I have watched the news of late I have heard about the deadly Ebola virus … [Read more...]