Here is #10 of 31 Questions in 31 Days! To learn more about this 31 Day series, just search “31 Questions” in the search bar above or click here! Q #10: Do you have to be completely submerged to be baptized? This question touches on a number of questions relating to baptism and our church. In the most simplistic way to answer, YES, … Read More
What about the Child who Dies?
Q #1: How do you see the eternity of miscarriages, babies, and children who die?A: “The age of accountability” is not a phrase that appears in the Bible, but is the product of what the Bible seems to reveal about children, God’s judgment, and eternal destinations after death. It’s the idea that there is an age, probably in adolescence, where … Read More
Easter 2014–1st Service
Easter 2014 1st Service from First Assembly Comm. Ministries on Vimeo.
Easter Sunday 2014–All Things New
I can’t remember a more moving moment in my own ministry. It really was an extraordinary day. In total, there were 65 people who were baptized, 47 of whom took the plunge spontaneously as a way to give witness to the fact that they believe in the risen Christ! Easter 2014 2nd Service from First Assembly Comm. Ministries on Vimeo.
January Happenings at our Church
January is more than a marking of our planet’s voyage around the sun or a change of the calendar! At Lafayette First Assembly, we like to take the opportunity to invigorate our spiritual lives and ask God to bring change to our circumstances and our hearts. So, here are some things happening at our church in the coming month that … Read More
Thoughts on Baptism
Yesterday, I had the privilege to baptize almost 20 people in our Easter celebrations. At the end of the second service, I left the tank with tears running down my face, aglow in the power of this simple act in the water. Because I didn’t get to say much about it yesterday in the flow of our services, I’d just … Read More