Where Your Treasure Is

I am slowly – and, I hope, surely – reconciling myself to the reality of Charlotte traffic. It hasn’t been easy. Nothing I was taught in driver’s ed ever prepared me to make a left turn off of Colony Road onto Carmel Road at 4:30 in...

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The Long Haul Commitment

So, a new year has begun. It’s about time. I suspect that, by 11:59pm on December 31st, most of us were glad to see the back of 2016. It was a tough year, in a lot of ways, especially here in Charlotte. I arrived here just in time for the tragic...

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Share IN the Journey

Our church family goes beyond just “showing up” on Sundays.   We DO ministry.  We LOVE missions.  We SERVE God.  We SUPPORT our church and its programs.  We get involved!      The Stewardship Committee at Providence Baptist Church has embarked on...

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Share In the Journey – Kerygma

The Kerygma Sunday School class is full of people who live by God’s call to “act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with Thy God” (Micah 6:8).  They walk the walk, quietly and without fanfare. They reach out to one another and to others in need...

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And That Number Again Is …

Remember Hee-Haw? It’s OK if you don’t. I’m not too proud to tell you that Hee-Haw was a Saturday night television staple in my house growing up. Get a bath. Eat TV dinners. Watch Hee-Haw. Every Saturday night. That’s how we rolled at 1814 Walker...

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Thank You!

This past year I have had the joy and privilege to serve as President of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Youth Ministry Network. The CBFYMN’s goal is to “Encourage, Support, and Challenge” youth ministers across the...

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Being A Sending Church

There are two components to being a church that makes Sending Apostles a priority. The first component is nurturing, encouraging, and equipping people at Providence to become Christians who are open to hearing—and, then, saying Yes—to...

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Love Always

Frederick Buechner, esteemed writer, poet, and theologian said that “If we are to love our neighbors, before doing anything else we must see our neighbors. With our imagination as well as our eyes, that is to say like artists, we must see...

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