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First Place

Posted on July 20, 2018 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

I was riding in the car this week with a friend and we were discussing the late Baptist evangelist Vance Havner. Brother Havner was a man of quick wit and timely insight. Much of his humor lives on in the illustrations of preachers. However, our discussion did not focus on his humor, but rather settle on one statement that had stuck with my friend for over 30 years. Dr. Havner was speaking at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and made the statement, “Jesus is First and He is ...

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An Open Letter From Your Pastor

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (1)


Tonight, United Baptist Church's Nominating Committee will begin their annual work of preparing nominations for the 2018-2019 year. This annual process is one of the most important actions that takes place within our church. Each year, the members of the nominating committee seek the Lord for those that he has prepared to provide both organizational and ministerial leadership within church in partnership with our Ministry Staff. The work is often difficult, and the work is...

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Have You Been In A Good Fight Lately?

Posted on October 24, 2017 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

As the Apostle Paul comes towards the end of his life, he writes these following words to his closest friend and disciple Timothy in 2 Timothy 4:6-8

"For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time for my departure is close. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. There is reserved for me in the future the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me on that day, and not only to me, but to all those ...

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What is VBS?

Posted on October 10, 2017 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)


As United Baptist Church approaches this year's VBS, I have decided to spend this week's blog answering some questions that have come in over the past few weeks about this vital and important ministry and to share with you how VBS could be one of the most valuable ministry tools for you to use next weekend.

VBS is the abreviation for Vacation Bible School.  This ministry, while typically done during the summer, is a ministry that seeks to share the Gospel with peop...

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