The True Meaning of Christmas

95% of Americans celebrate Christmas, but many have forgotten what it’s all about. Do you know the true meaning of Christmas?

I love Christmas! I enjoy the red and green decorations, the fun music, the anticipation of gifts, and extra time with family. However, the meaning of Christmas is so easily lost by the commercialization and busyness of the season.

Do you know the meaning of Christmas?

  • Christmas is not about Santa!
  • Christmas is not about Mary!
  • Christmas is not about money!
  • Christmas is not about gifts!
  • Christmas is not about vacation!

CHRISTMAS IS ABOUT (more…)

My Take On The Current Sexual Assault Avalanche

and how to stop it

You can’t watch the news over the past few months without constantly hearing about sexual assault, misconduct, and harassment.  What used to be spoken of in police offices and courtrooms has become a subject for daily conversation.  Here’s my take…

Sexual Deviance is Real and Pervasive.

I am not surprised by sexual deviance. When you use God’s definitions, we are surrounded by it every day.  The sexual sins that God warns us about in the Bible are accepted and abundant in our society today.  The two most common forms of sexual sin mentioned in the Bible are (more…)

I will be teaching a session at the Quad State Sunday School Conference on Saturday.  This is a training meeting where several hundred believers gather for instruction and motivation for the Sunday School ministry.  Please say a pray for the conference and for my session.  I’ll be teaching on the subject “Stop Wasting Your Time and Do This First”.

I’ve attached a pic from last year.  If you are in the area, come enjoy the conference!

2016 Quad State Sunday School Conference

 

Date: September 9, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event: 2017 Quad State Sunday School Conference
Topic: Stop Wasting Your Time & Do This FIRST!
Sponsor: Pastor Mike Dinges and Peoples Baptist Church in Clifton, NJ
Venue: Brookdale Church
Location: 1350 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Public: Public

I’ll be preaching the evening service at this awesome church.  Please Pray for God’s wisdom and power!

Pastor Steve Zantjer and family are doing a great job.  May God continue to bless them as they lead this congregation to preach Christ and glorify God!

 

Date: July 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Event: Preaching at Green Meadow Bible Baptist Church
Sponsor: Pastor Steve Zantjer
Venue: Green Meadow Bible Baptist Church
(269) 345-2417
Location: 6914 E ML Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Please pray for the NEBTC in progress June 26, 2017 – June 30, 2017.

I’ll be preaching first on Wednesday night. Pastor Randy Dignan will preach second. Please pray that God will work MIGHTILY.

I attended teen camp for the first time when I was 17 years old. God changed my life by the decisions I made that week. I’ve benefited from that camp everyday since.  I pray God will do the same for the teens at this camp. Please pray!

Date: June 28, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm
Event: New England Baptist Teen Camp 2017
Sponsor: New England Baptist Teen Camp
Venue: Singing Hills Campground
Location: Plainfield, NH
Public: Private