How Do I Get Involved in Church (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a three-part post on getting involved in church. Be sure to read part 1 in last month’s post. In this day and age of church-attenders looking for flash, pizzaz, and excitement, “getting involved” in church the way in which we are advocating may seem a bit uninspiring. However, if we […]

Family Ministry Resources

All too often parents “delegate” their responsibilities to teach and train their children to the organized programs of the local church. However, we are convinced that the discipling center for children is the home! Moms and Dads are the ones that are to called to … tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of […]

New Resource for Parents & Children

In his book, The Disciple-Making Parent, Chap Bettis says, The foundational parenting text is not Ephesians 6:1-4 or Deuteronomy 6:4-9, as important as they are. Rather it is Matthew 28:18-20. In other words, as Christian parents, your primary goal is not simply to parent your children, but to disciple your children to love and obey Jesus. Of […]

Studying Scripture … Together

This year, we have made it a church-wide goal to Treasure Scripture Together by both reading and memorizing Scripture. Tonight, for our mid-week gathering, we are going to add one more layer to it … Studying Scripture Together. For the remainder of the Winter and through the Spring, our Wednesday evening meeting will focus on learning how to rightly divide […]

Meet Ben! (Our New Pastoral Intern)

In keeping with our Core Value of Purposeful Multiplication, we are thrilled to launch a Pastoral Internship ministry. Starting this January, Lebanon Baptist Church will have the privilege of partnering with Ben Roland to equip, test, affirm, and send him out from our church. He recently served in Singapore and is praying about long-term future ministry in one of our […]

Stop Reading the Bible in Isolation

Let’s face it – being consistent in reading the Bible has it’s challenges. In previous posts, we’ve discussed the problems of fragmenting the Bible and amputating the Bible. However, one of the greatest issues facing us in reading our Bible may come as a surprise to many. Too often, Christians read the Bible in isolation. What? Aren’t we supposed to get alone […]