Answering the Critics

(A Pastor Answers the Critics) 1 Corinthians 9:1-27 Nothing is more important than preaching the Gospel and getting people saved (vs. 22). Paul proved this time and again by his life, commitment, and sacrifice (vs.19).  Verse 3: The Critics:  He doesn’t work a full...

Curriculum Samples

Grades 1-3, Ages 5-8 Bible Words sample 1 Bible Words sample 2 Bible Words sample 3 Bible Words sample 4 Bible Words sample 5 Bible Beliefs table of contents Bible Beliefs page 1 Bible Beliefs page 2 Bible Beliefs page 3 Bible Beliefs page 4 Bible Beliefs page 5 Our...

Successful Christian Living

Romans 1:8-10          In this brief passage of Scripture, we see quickly at least four reasons why Paul the Apostle was a successful, happy Christian. PAUL WAS A THANKFUL CHRISTIAN: Romans 1:8       Thanksgiving is a wonderful Christian grace (Eph. 5:20; Phil. 4:6-7;...

Reviving the Grace Message

2 Timothy 1:6—2:13       I believe the Apostle Paul is encouraging Timothy to personal revival. To be more specific, I am persuaded that the revival of the Grace Message is the burden of Paul’s message in this text.       FIRST, Paul is saying that Timothy was to...

Apostles and Apostleships

“And He gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and  teachers” (Ephesians 4:11). The word “apostle” is a Greek word which comes from the ancient military language of the Athenian Navy. Its meaning comes from the way in which...

ANNOUNCEMENTS

MINISTRY OPPORTUNITY With our contemplating scaling back and eventually ending OUR VBS ministry perhaps there is a young couple in ministry who shares the BDTLB vision of Evangelism and Teaching who would be interested in joining the BDTLB staff and taking over the...