Revealing God’s Light (Genesis 1:1-5)

Several years ago, my father-in-law, who for 35 years pastored the First Baptist Church of Milford in Ohio, visited South Africa. One afternoon, as we stood in the kitchen looking out on my backyard, where my daughter, Jessica, was playing, my father-in-law said, “You know, Read More …

Relishing God’s Light (2 Corinthians 4:1-18)

The apostle Paul was doubtless the greatest missionary who ever lived. The book of Acts records three extensive missionary journeys by the apostle. He “fully preached the gospel of Christ” all the way “from Jerusalem and round about to Illyricum [present-day Albania]” (Romans 15:19). And Read More …

Rekindling Our Light (Revelation 2:1-7)

Each year at Brackenhurst Baptist Church, we hold a World Outreach Celebration. The World Outreach Celebration is what many churches call a Missions Conference. For many years, we used the term Missions Conference, but several years ago we changed to World Outreach Celebration because our Read More …