As you may know, my family and I are resigning the work of planting churches with Baptist Church Planting Ministry, and Lord willing, stepping into a local church ministry to help plant churches there. The last seven and a half years have been the most fruitful time in my life. God has used our talents, and helped us discover some...

Beth and I met with the oncologist regarding the malignant tumor which was removed from my lung. This cancer is definitely from the bladder cancer which started in 1999. The doctors are very puzzled as to how it got in the lung because the bladder cancer never broke the lining of the bladder. However, they are very concerned that if...

One of the most important issues for a young preacher is determining how to implement standards. It may come as a surprise to him that believers would need guidance as to attire, music, entertainment, and a whole host of other questionable matters. The preacher who ignores the behavior of his members may soon find a serious problem that hinders new...

“Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.” Hebrews 10:38 “(For we walk by faith, and not by sight:)” 2 Corinthians 5:7 “So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.” Romans 5:8 I was recently preaching a Faith Promise Missions Conference and just before the first service,...

Brother Mike Foster will be leaving BCPM at the end of January 2010, to take a position on a church staff. Pastor Jeremy Rowland has already begun to raise his support to work with BCPM. Brother and Mrs. Foster now have three young children and the travel for Brother Foster has grown tremendously over the past few years. He took much...

Dear Friends of BCPM, I waited a few days to write the monthly letter for December because I wanted to wait until after my follow-up visit regarding the lung cancer.  The doctor said that the surgery was successful and that the entire tumor was removed.  The cancer is the same as the bladder cancer. I have had this cancer for the...