The Back Porch

The back porch of the church building is complete. The structure will hold the air conditioner units for the building, serve as the platform for the elevated electrical meter and feed, as well as provide rear egress from the building. Men from Grace Covenant Baptist Church, Bermingham Alabama dug the footings, built the forms, set … Continue reading “The Back Porch”

Eight Years

One of our best friends, Mrs. Paula Hamilton, sent me the following letter commemorating the eight year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina My dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Eight years ago, your lives were changed forever as Hurricane Katrina came ashore. I remember hearing the news and watching the miles and miles of devastation along … Continue reading “Eight Years”

Church Construction Partners

We praise the Lord for the following churches and groups that have come to the gulf coast to help in the construction of our new church building so far. The Reformed Baptist Lakeshore Project First Baptist Church Zachary LA United Methodist Church, Senneca PA First Baptist Church Tullahoma, TN First Baptist Church Ponchatoula, LA First … Continue reading “Church Construction Partners”

June is for Joy

The month of June 2013 saw great progress on the new Lakeshore Baptist Church building. Hard working volunteers from Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Alabama, Kentucky, Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, and Maryland worked together for the glory of God. The main shell of the building nears completion. Lord willing, in coming weeks we will finish the … Continue reading “June is for Joy”

Make Disciples, Baptising Them

Our new baptistery has arrived! Katrina ripped our old baptistry out of the building and deposited it across the road. In the past we have baptised in the gulf, in our local Jordan River, in a family swimming pool, in a kiddy-pool set up in the parking lot, and in a borrowed sister church. I … Continue reading “Make Disciples, Baptising Them”

Building on the Foundation

The apostle Paul, speaking of the Church at Corenth said, “According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, and someone else is building upon it.” (1 Corinthians 3:10) “Carpenters for Christ” of Birmingham Alabama, along with a sister group of “Builders for Christ” based out … Continue reading “Building on the Foundation”