Pastor’s Heart

The Father Ever

I was blessed with a good father. I am thankful for the dad God gave to me. He had his issues as we all do, but he was a good man, and he gave me a good start in life. There are many things I do today that are due to his influence and example…

Being a Biblical Church

I use that term often about our church and other churches, and it truly is critical and distinctive in our world today. It is the declaration of my desire for our church, and I hope the desire of each person who helps to make up this church family. However, for any church to be biblical,…

Memorials

Memorials are instituted and intended to remind us of significant events and people. Memorial Day was instituted by our nation to remember the service and sacrifice of those in our nation’s military service who have served. Sacrificed, and even died for our nation protection from enemies. It originated after the Civil War and was recognized…

Family is God’s Design

The best way to know the best way to operate anything or fix it when it is broken is to check with the designer of the item. The designer of an item often writes up an explanation of how to use the item as intended, maintain it to function best, or even trouble shoot problems…

Hope for the Home

What the world needs now is character! As we see the collapse of our society unfolding before our eyes, we can see the foundations crumbling that once made us great. When our nation had more God honoring people than God denying people, things were clearly better. When our nation had more morality and personal character,…

God Answered Our Prayers Marvelously

Psalm 118:23 This is the LORD’S doing; it is marvellous in our eyes. I would like to give God glory for His marvelous work that He did in our midst this past week in the 33rd annual Northwest Bible Conference hosted by the church family here at Summerville Baptist Church. We prayed much, prepared a lot, and…

Let Us See What God Will Do!

For over three decades God has done amazing things through His church here at Summerville through the ministry of the Northwest Bible Conference. Here we are again getting ready to see what God is going to do this year! I have been blessed by what I have experienced personally and witnessed God do in the…

All Hands-on Deck

This year is the thirty-fourth year for hosting the Northwest Bible Conference here at Summerville Baptist Church. The Lord has done amazing things through the ministry of this conference over the years, and we are very thankful for how He has chosen to bless it. This event is a huge undertaking for our church, and…

God’s Blueprint for Life

I have often heard people say that they wished God gave us an owner’s manual for life or marriage or parenting or something else. Often, my response is that He has and it is found in His Word. God clearly states His plan and purpose for how He wants His children to live life, do…