As we’re just weeks away now from the start of a new year, most of us are thinking toward what changes we’d like to make or goals we’d like to pursue in the coming twelve months. As a pastor, I’m already weeks into preparing ministry goals for our church, and I’m...
Parenting is not for the faint of heart. And I’m not just referring to the hazards of stepping on legos in the middle of the night. (Although legos do qualify as a parenting hazard.) But primarily I’m referring to the responsibility parents have to shepherd their...
We know that Jesus is the reason for the season. But how much of our season actually is centered around celebrating Christ? It’s so easy in the rush of responsibilities to see December as more of a to-do list than as a month of special opportunity to lift up Christ....
Christmas might very well be the most wonderful time of the year…but it is also the busiest! I know for our ministry, the next three weeks are packed with activity—extra Christmas outreach, special Christmas services, and unique opportunities for ministry. On top of...
Marriage—a Perfect Journey
for Imperfect Couples
Dr. Paul Chappell
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
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.