May 4, 2018

Providence Will . . .

The deacons’ Providence 2025 Strategic Plan: Providence Will is now available electronically on our church website ( and, in paper form, in the Rotunda.  Adopted unanimously by the deacons at their March meeting, this strategic plan is the product of a year’s worth of praying, listening, talking, reading, writing, and […]
January 1, 2018

Greater Things

Welcome to the new year! I’m going to forego the usual pastoral reflections about making resolutions, keeping resolutions, breaking resolutions, abandoning resolutions, and so forth. Everyone knows that even the hardiest of New Year’s resolutions typically melt away by the end of February. Instead, here at the start of 2018, […]
May 1, 2017

I Believe

On Sunday, May 21st, we will celebrate the 63rd birthday of Providence Baptist Church. This Anniversary Sunday will be my first one with you, and I am looking forward to it. Grateful people remember their shared history, as well as the leadership, vision, sacrifices, and devotion of those who made […]
September 1, 2016

Let Us Seek to Bless Others

I am still overwhelmed by the warm, generous welcome you extended, both to me and to my family, when we came to Charlotte to meet you at the end of July. Your joy, your energy, and your love for Providence Baptist Church are all contagious. That’s a good thing. Thanks […]