Derek Smith, Lead Pastor LHBC Psalm 1:1-3 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is … Continue reading BLESSINGS
AN “IMPACT-TOUGH” FAITH
Megan Evans, Women’s Ministry Director LHBC Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Recently I found myself staring at several broken Christmas decorations laying in pieces on the floor. Our … Continue reading AN “IMPACT-TOUGH” FAITH
IN THE VINE
Derek Smith, Lead Pastor LHBC John 15:4-11 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is … Continue reading IN THE VINE
WAIT FOR HIM!
Irvin Wasswa, Tylertown Campus Pastor LHBC Psalm 27:14 ESV Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! One of my least favorite things as a kid growing up was having to wait for my parents to cook dinner to eat in the evenings. Now normally we got to eat … Continue reading WAIT FOR HIM!
MARTHA, MARTHA, MARTHA
Derek Smith, Lead Pastor LHBC Luke 10:38-42 Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she … Continue reading MARTHA, MARTHA, MARTHA
JUST BE STILL
Derek Smith, Lead Pastor LHBC Psalm 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! In our house haircuts are a big deal. We have 5 children, 4 of which are boys, and we decided that instead of paying for haircuts … Continue reading JUST BE STILL
CAN THIS YEAR REALLY BE ANY DIFFERENT?
Megan Evans, Women’s Ministry Director LHBC Isaiah 51:1 (NLT) Listen to Me, all who hope for deliverance-all who seek the LORD! Consider the rock from which you were cut, the quarry from which you were mined. “This will be the year,” you may have told yourself recently. Perhaps this year you desire to start a … Continue reading CAN THIS YEAR REALLY BE ANY DIFFERENT?
EVERYTHING YOU NEED
Derek Smith, Lead Pastor LHBC Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places Recently I purchased a toy for my one of my children’s birthdays, and it was one of those large toys that needed to … Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU NEED
START FAST, FINISH STRONG
Irvin Wasswa, Tylertown Campus Pastor LHBC Luke 9:23 And he said to all, If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. When I played football during high school, our coaches were big proponents of creating certain “catchphrases” which would help encourage and inspire our team. Many of the … Continue reading START FAST, FINISH STRONG
LET’S GET TO WORK
Derek Smith, Lead Pastor LHBC Philippians 2:12-13 Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for His good … Continue reading LET’S GET TO WORK