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From Your Pastor’s Heart: Are You Read?

From Your Pastor’s Heart Many of you have asked, “Who are our active deacons?” as you are considering our deacon nomination process. Here are those names: 1. James Beasley  7. Scott Nevins 2.Jerry Benson  8. Brian Nichols 3.Don Everett  9. Lloyd Pond 4.Terry Gresham  10. Roy Ross 5.Clay Grubbs  11. Tom Swirchack 6.Kenny Mathews These…

From Your Pastor’s Heart: Deacons

From Your Pastor’s Heart In God’s sovereign plan there are seasons when it is important for us to identify the servants that He is raising up to be deacons in our church family. Our deacons at Crossroads are not an administrative board they are men, filled with the Spirit, who have been identified by their…

From Your Pastor’s Heart: #summerishere

# s u m m e r i s h e r e I can hear the final notes of “Pomp and Circumstance” playing in my ears as I am typing these words to you. Mortarboards (that funny little hat all graduates wear) have fallen helplessly to the ground awaiting reclamation by fresh graduates eager…

From Your Pastor’s Heart – Sign Posts

“When the reality is there, the signpost is no longer necessary.” That’s N.T. Wright’s assessment (Surprised by Hope, pg. 105) of the lack of a temple in Heaven. While the world awaits its final redemption at the return of Jesus, we need signposts to direct our attention to the presence of God in a sin-wrecked…

From Your Pastor’s Heart – So We Speak

SO WE SPEAK! “We’ve got to make sure we are on the RIGHT side of the ‘but’!” Richard Taylor at Crossroads Baptist Church, January 31, 2016. The “but” that Bro. Richard spoke of was the canceling conjunction in Romans 6:23 (and in other verses); “The wages of sin is death but the gift of God…

From Your Pastor’s Heart – Time Is On My Side

T I M E I S O N M Y S I D E In 1998 the Crossroads Baptist Church welcomed a young pastor and his family into your community of faith. We had been married for only 7 years with two little ones in tow, a curly headed 2 yr old, Anna, and an…

From Your Pastor’s Heart – How Firm a Foundation

From Your Pastor’s Heart How Firm A Foundation God’s People Reading God’s Word January 6 – January 9, 2015 Early Monday morning, December 14, the trucks began to hum, the headlights burned bright once again, and then one by one the brown and white delivery trucks pulled out of the Blue Bell distribution center on…

From Your Pastor’s Heart – “Love Knows No Borders”

“Love Knows No Borders” It was a normal night. Really, completely normal, quite ordinary yet rather extraordinary. The young couple wandered through the deserted streets of the ancient city of David. It was dark, unfriendly and eerily quiet as the city settled into the darkness. Their search for lodging appeared to be fruitless. They just…

From Your Pastor’s Heart

From Your Pastor’s Heart Wednesday, October 21, 2015, was “Back to the Future” day. The iconic 1985 movie, which spun off two other movies (BTTF, part 2, actually gives us the date 10/21/2015), provided my generation with a lot of expectations: self-tying shoes, hover boards, dog walking robots. Not many of the movie’s predictions came…