Dr. Earl Jessup Recently we had a church drop our support because of our position on the King James Version debate. In the letter, he wrote: “For some time that has been a movement afoot that goes against historic fundamentalism. This movement seeks to elevate a translation of God’s Word above all other translations. This movement has sought to divide good...

Dr. Earl Jessup As I travel around the country I am finding a great number of churches that are looking for someone to pastor their church. Most churches that find a good man are getting them by taking them from another church and process continues until someone finally takes an assistant from a church or a young man coming out of...

CONFRONTATIONAL EVANGELISM DR. EARL JESSUP Confrontational evangelism is an effort to reach someone when you may have only one  opportunity to share the gospel with him or her.  Every person has opportunities like this throughout the week and sadly many of us fail to make the most of these opportunities. There are two main reasons we do not make the most of them. ...

FRIENDSHIP EVANGELISM Dr. Earl Jessup Friendship evangelism is one of the most effective means of winning someone to Christ and seeing the individual or family continue growing in the Lord following their salvation.    Studies have shown that reaching friends with the gospel results in a greater return on time invested than any other form of evangelism. In the society in which we...

Carrying on the Family Name Dr. Earl D. Jessup As I write these thoughts on carrying on the family name, I am watching my youngest grandson sleep.  Haddon Charles Douglas Jessup came into this world less than two weeks ago. He is the second son of Joel and Kerstin. I am attaching a picture so you can see him sleep. (Really, I...

October 16, 2012 Dear Pastor and Church Family, It has been a busy church planting season!! The birth of the very first Baptist church in Markham, Ontario, took place the end of September. Pastors Brian Johnson and Pastor Scott Polhamus report that the reception of Hope Baptist Church by those who visited the Get-Acquainted Meetings was very positive. We praise the Lord...

September 3, 2012 Dear Pastor and Church Family, As Baptist Church Planting Ministry enters the fall planting season, things are all in order and moving smoothly for the next five births. Pastor Josh Irmler and the church family of Ambassador Baptist Church are preparing for Pastor Mark Irmler to birth the Crown Point Baptist church in Simi Valley, CA. Many hours a day...

August 6, 2012 Dear Pastor and Church Family, Baptist Church Planting Ministry has now entered its 20th year of ministry. God has been so gracious to allow us the honor of assisting so many churches. As we move through the summer months, I have the joy of hearing from pastors of many of the young churches. I am able to rejoice with them...