We would covet your prayers for the Get-Acquainted Meetings that start Sunday night, April 17, 2011. We will be posting nightly updates with pictures. Please inform your friends and your church about this new church plant in Virginia. The new pastor is James Lundy, and the church is Bethel Baptist Church of Afton, VA. This will be the first independent,...

Many April Fools jokes have been played on us by grandchildren as we enter this new month.  I am reminded by the Apostle Paul, that I am to be willing to be considered a “fool” for Christ.  I am so foolish that I believe that local Baptist churches have the answers we need today.  Answers for a sinful world- politically,...

I want to update you on what I know regarding the tumor and surgery.  I have spent the morning at the hospital and the doctor's office. The surgeon showed me the lung x-ray and compared with the last one done in January.  The tumor is "significantly larger" than the January x-ray.  It was obvious to the eye when I looked at...

With the arrival of spring, our ministry begins the work of helping churches with the Get-Acquainted Meetings for new churches. This spring is unusually slow with only one church plant. Bethel Baptist Church is being planted in Afton, Virginia. The GAM is planned for April 17-21, and the John/Romans are scheduled to be delivered soon for this meeting.  Pastor James...

One more month closer to the return of our Blessed Saviour.  The church needs a revival of seeing the need of planting churches.  We often decry the moral decay that we see across our nation and the globe.  Is it not amazing that in the early years even with the moral depravity of the governments about them the Scriptures state...

In January 2010, doctors gave me 12-14 months to live if I took chemo. As you know, I decided not to take it.  This month is the fourteenth month since that prognosis. We praise the Lord for His goodness to us, and we are thankful for God giving this trial to us.  We have learned so many lessons from this. ...

The month of February started with a wonderful eight day mission’s conference at South Haven Baptist Church in Springfield, TN. Pastor Gagliano and the church members are doing a great job of emphasizing missions. We also spent most of the month back in South Florida at Liberty Baptist church of Sarasota and Bethel Baptist Church of North Port. Liberty is...

"Praying always… that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the Gospel. (Eph. 6:18,19) It was exciting to lead a young man named Robbie to the LORD at the beginning of Feb. He has been coming quite faithfully to Lighthouse Baptist Church since. Please pray for his spiritual growth and that we’ll be able to also...