Feeding Your Dog – Part One

A Native American Elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: “Inside of me, there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time.” When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a moment and replied, […]

The Church Covenant

Text: Ecclesiastes 5:1-5 “Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God and be more ready to hear than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil. Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for […]

The Need for Baptist Work in the Northwest United States

I was privileged to preach at Calvary Baptist Church in Post Falls, Idaho recently. The pastor David Oilfield and the brethren spoke of the need for more scriptural Baptist churches being planted in the Northwest. The need is great among all the communities and cities in that area. Among these cities are several Native American […]

Schlicht Billy: WW1 Code Talker and Baptist Deacon

“Oh Merciful Father!”, was the way Schlicht Billy started his prayer as an elderly deacon at Zion Missionary Baptist Church in McAlester, OK. As his life story comes to light, it’s no wonder he addressed his Heavenly Father as merciful. Schlicht Billy was a full blood Choctaw, born on Dec 26, 1920 in Tannihill, OK, […]

The Frightful Results of Fornication

Fornication is a frightful SIN that is contaminating our society. This SIN has become an acceptable way of life for much of humanity, but it is in direct rebellion to God’s Word. Sex outside the bonds of marriage is immoral and an offense to God. There are clear and precise warnings in the Bible that […]

What Baptists Believe About God’s Purpose of Grace

Text: Ephesians 1:4 “According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:” Introduction: The following statement of faith concerning God’s Purpose of Grace comes from the Baptist Faith and Message. This statement has been modified from the New […]