What Happens When a Pastor Comes Apart

What Happens When a Pastor Comes Apart

Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase, “You must make time to come apart before you fall apart.” It refers to Mark 6:31 where Jesus told his disciples, “Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no...

Five Graces of Servant Leadership

Five Graces of Servant Leadership

The military boasts of its ability to build leaders “from the ground up.” But God is interested in building leaders from Heaven down. Jesus Himself exercised the downward mobility that modeled the highest form of spiritual leadership (Philippians 2:5–8). And His Holy...

Two Progressions in Ministry

Two Progressions in Ministry

Pain changes us. And for the child of God, those words can breathe hope and promise. We who believe Romans 8:28 “know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” Challenging trials can draw us...

Five Daily Practices for Growing Leaders

Five Daily Practices for Growing Leaders

Leadership is never static. It requires intentional, personal growth. Below are five practices that stimulate progress: Read daily to grow. There is no substitute for daily spending time in God’s Word. The Lord uses His Word to teach us, convict us, comfort us, equip...

Ten Characteristics of a Healthy Church

Ten Characteristics of a Healthy Church

When Terrie and I came to Lancaster in the summer of 1986, our goal was not to build a large church but to reach people for Christ. Over the past thirty-two years, the Lord has done more than we ever could have dreamed, and we praise Him for that. But our goal has not...

Pastor Paul Chappell

Dr. Paul Chappell is the senior pastor of the Lancaster Baptist Church and president of West Coast Baptist College in Lancaster, California. His biblical vision has led the church to become one of the most dynamic independent Baptist churches in the nation. He has been married to his wife, Terrie, for over thirty years and is the father of four married children all serving in Christian ministry.

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Pastor Paul Chappell

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Lancaster Baptist Church

Lancaster Baptist Church

In 1986, the Lord brought me to Lancaster Baptist Church, and I have been blessed to serve as the senior pastor here for these past thirty-one years.

West Coast Baptist College

West Coast Baptist College

As the president of West Coast Baptist College, we have established our mission as “Training Laborers for His Harvest.” The Lord has allowed us to see over two thousand graduates serving today on harvest fields around the world.

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