Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Pen 01/15/2021

Above all! And above all these put on love, which binds               everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.                                 Colossians 3:14-15 If there is one characteristic that every believer should display, it is love. Jesus is… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 01/10/2021

The Church! Greet also the Church in their house. Romans 16:5 When you hear the word Church, what comes to mind?  A building, religion, denomination, God, or a meeting place for Christians? What about our Church’s name, Grace Harvest Baptist Church? What do you believe is the most significant word in our name. When I… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 01/03/2021

True peace! “I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33  Well, here we are in the New Year. As you look back at   the beginning of 2020, none of us would have… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 12/27/2020

Dust! “…for you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”   Genesis 3:19 We are getting ready to say goodbye to 2020 and          welcome in 2021. What a year it has been. Over the age   of five, no one alive will forget the year that Covid-19    affected everyone on the planet, one way or another.… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 12/20/2020

Rejoice! “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.”          Philippians 4:23 This week, Christians will gather together with friends and    family to celebrate the birth of our Savior. Christmas is the    time of year that the world celebrates what they call the        holiday season.  There is Christmas music, light displays,    Christmas trees, and… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 12/13/2020

Lottie Moon Grace Harvest has always participated in the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, and this year marks the 15th year        of our giving to forging missions. The following is an    excerpt from the International Mission Board Lottie served 39 years as a missionary, mostly in China’s Shantung province. She taught in a girls’ school and… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 12/06/2020

Dead No More! “And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked,” Ephesians 2:1 Before someone comes to Christ, they are the walking dead. No, they are not a Zombie, but they are dead spiritually and don’t even realize they are the walking dead. In the book of Ephesians, Paul… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/29/2020

Giving Thanks! I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.   Psalm 9:1 How was your Thanksgiving? Did you celebrate it with family and friends? Did you serve the needy? What did you give thanks for? Every year in the United States we set aside… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/22/2020

Contentment “For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with   weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”  2 Corinthians 12:10 Has anyone asked you, “If God is good, why does He allow bad things to happen to good people”? The truth is that there are no… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/15/2020

How are you yoked? Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers.   2 Corinthians 6:14 In the men’s and ladies discipleship classes I am stressing the importance of having loving, serving, and caring relationships with other believers. If you find yourself wanting to spend more time with unbelievers than believers you need to examine yourself to… Read More »