Like many churches around the nation, Lancaster Baptist had a time of prayer last evening for First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Less than six hours earlier, twenty-six people’s lives were taken during the worship of that church. A mass shooting is...
Five hundred years—the amount of time it’s been since Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-five Theses to the door in Wittenberg—is hard to wrap our minds around. That’s over double our American history as a nation. It’s even longer than the children of Israel were in...
The fall season here in the States is a visual reminder of Jesus’ words to His disciples: “The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few; Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest” (Matthew 9:37–38). One...
I’m thankful that God, who created marriage, has provided a guide for it. I’m thankful that in the pages of His Word we have (to make a travel analogy) a map that gives direction and help. But it is my experience that many couples have too small of a map for their...
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.