Posts from January 2021

Posts from January 2021

A Message from the Next Pastor Search Group

To our dear brothers and sisters, the spiritual family of Alsbury Baptist Church: We, the members of Alsbury’s Next Pastor Search Group, are excited to announce that after over a year of searching, discussing, and praying, we have reached oneness concerning the Lord’s leading as to who to present to the congregation.  From the beginning of the process, we operated under the assumption that the Lord already knew who our next Senior Pastor would be. We understood our first task was…

Baptism Sunday

We will baptize following the Morning Worship Celebration on Sunday, January 31.  Why do we baptize? Jesus was baptized. As followers of Christ we strive to walk as he walked. He began his public ministry with baptism. We are baptized because Jesus was baptized.  Early followers of Jesus were baptized. In Acts we find many decisions to follow Jesus were followed with baptism. For example, in Acts 8 an Ethiopian who commits his life to Christ immediately and enthusiastically follows…

How Will you Live Each Day?

The first week of a brand new year is already behind us! The resolutions we made on New Year’s Day may still be in place, or we may have already abandoned our well-intentioned commitments. One thing 2020 taught me is just how little control I have over situations and circumstances. I have no power over the decisions others make that impact my life. I do, however, have complete control over the decisions I make in response to what happens in…