Vacation Bible School

First Baptist Church of Del Rio, Texas has begun it’s annual Vacation Bible School. For the second year we are doing a sports theme from MegaSportsCamp. We offer basketball, baseball, archery, soccer, and cheerleading. The colors are so bright and inviting for young children. I always love this time of year because of my passionContinue reading “Vacation Bible School”

Thursday, May 28, 2015 Acuna Mexico Recovery Efforts

As a pastor, I am so proud of my church members and their efforts to help our friends in Acuna, Mexico, after the F4 Tornado. They have been so faithful to serve with glad hearts. Today over 500 meals were given out in love, consisting of meat, beans, rice, bread, and water. Today, the DelContinue reading “Thursday, May 28, 2015 Acuna Mexico Recovery Efforts”

Tornado hits Acuna, Mexico, May 25, 2015

Monday, May 25 was not your typical Monday. First of all it was Memorial Day and we had a houseful of family visiting from out of town. The rains have been plentiful in Del Rio this year. We have not ran the sprinklers in over a month, yet we our lawn is lush which andContinue reading “Tornado hits Acuna, Mexico, May 25, 2015”

Shoe Drive

Del Rio, Texas is one of the most unique places in America. It has most all the amenities anyone could want, like shopping, hospital, schools, college, churches, etc., yet it is 3 hours from the closest major airport. There is a lot of need here even for basic human needs, like food, clothing, and shelter.Continue reading “Shoe Drive”

imarriage seminar

  Beginning on Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015, Lucy & I will be leading couples through a new marriage seminar entitled imarriage. I am excited to teach this all important study by Andy Stanley. Here is a small description: Standing at the altar, we all had a picture of what our marriage would look like. TheContinue reading “imarriage seminar”

Churches less evangelistic today than ever before

This post comes from Thom Rainer: By almost any metric, the churches in our nation are much less evangelistic today than they were in the recent past. In my own denomination, we are reaching non-Christians only half as effectively as we were 50 years ago (we measure membership to annual baptisms). The trend is disturbing.Continue reading “Churches less evangelistic today than ever before”