Associate Pastor’s Letter to Congregation

(originally published to church  10/16/2017)   LGBC Church Family,                                                                            Let me here express where I sense God may […]

Worship Preparation Team

Worship Team Purpose and Guide   Purpose To craft each Sunday morning service in such a way that the congregation and visitors to LGBC can engage authentically with the written, sung, and spoken Living Word of God being individually transformed in heart and mind through the express working of the Holy Spirit and unified as […]

Decision Making in the Church

Robert’s Rules of Order have long been a standard for Baptists in congregation led churches. The original book was published in 1876 by General Henry M. Robert; but ultimately is drawn from hundreds of years of parliamentary procedure put in practice by governments throughout western civilization. The foundation of these rules has continued to prove […]

Is the Sanctuary Secure?

Dear Church Family,   My heart is broken for the congregation of FBC Sutherland Springs in Texas that suffered such loss this past Sunday. While the motives of the shooter do not seem to be religiously motivated this act definitely still stands as a testimony of the existence of evil in this world and the […]

La La Land & Joy in the Pursuit of the Ordinary

I got completely wrecked Thursday night … by the movie La La Land. I’m often quite late to the party when it comes to pop culture. For instance, Dunkirk just came out and I desperately want to see it, but in reality will not see it for a really long time owing to the fact that I […]

5 Strokes in 7 Days: One Year Later

“Many women have done excellently, but she surpasses them all.” April 25 marked one year since the beginning of my five strokes. On April 25, 2016 I began feeling dizzy and disoriented after taking the trash to the dump. The next day I was in the hospital where results were inconclusive. That Friday, April 29 […]