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Posts by Lakeside Baptist

Refreshment for Your Soul

What a tremendous blessing that God has granted to us. That simply by a receiving faith, by taking from God’s hand a generous gift, we have been justified. God has declared us to be righteous.  Father, you have declared a verdict over me: JUSTIFIED.   Not guilty.  Innocent of all charges.  Acquitted.  For that is what JUSTIFIED means. It is language from the…

Pastor’s Report

2019 was a wonderful year for Lakeside Baptist Church and for me as I served LBC as pastor. I continue to be thoroughly thankful for a church family that is mutually supportive and loving, not just toward me but toward each other. There are many servant-hearted people in our church and this makes serving this family a joy. For much of the…

ADVENT SERMON SERIES 2019: “Birth Marks” – Five Biblical Births that Made a Mark on History

Quick question: what is one thing that Isaac, Moses, Samson, Samuel and Jesus have in common? “Pastor Tom, they were all a part of ancient Israel.” If you said that, you are correct. But that’s not what I was thinking. “Pastor Tom, they are all male.” True. Let’s go more specific. “Pastor Tom, they all have S’s in their names!” True again.…

Making Life Count

There is a certain time of the year that all sailors dread: the end of the sailing season. I am an amateur sailor, but it is certainly in my blood. I love the peaceful time on the water with my family. I love the wind and how it moves a heavy boat. I love the time in God’s beautiful creation, the rest…