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Simplicity of the Gospel
God makes Christianity simple, not confusing. “For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.” (I Cor. 14:33) Any time man drifts away from the truth of God...
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Does the truth matter?
God desires for all men to be saved. Paul by inspiration writes: “who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.” (1 Tim. 2:4) God not only desires all men to be sa...
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Never be hungry or thirsty again
Our reading for this week comes from John 6: 24-35. The scene takes place just after the feeding of the five thousand. Many of those same people follow Jesus through the countryside. So what are th...
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do disciples ever rest?
In the previous articles we have taken a look at the Gospel of Mark and what it means to be a disciple and follower of Jesus Christ. Today, we will continue to look at what it means to be Christ’s ...
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Being a prophet for justice
This week I would like to talk about two texts that will be used in many churches this Saturday and Sunday. The first is from the Old Testament, Amos 7:7-15, and then from the New Testament, Mark 6...
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sent to do mission work
Today, I would like for us to take a look at what I call a sending out story. This story is from the Gospel of Mark, found in Mark 6:1-13. Here, we find Jesus back home from a successful road trip....
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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First Christian Church to host summer series
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
First Christian Church invites the community to enjoy a variety of guest speakers and ministers at their 11 a.m. worship during the next four Sundays. The series features lay speakers as well as or...
Strength built through spiritual athletics
by By Rev. Eric R. Tarver, Pastor Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
1 Timothy 4:7b The Bastrop Bear athletic program (not just football) is in my estimation one of the best in the state of Texas. I say that not because I am a product of the program, but because of ...
The Gift that leaves us speechless
by Rev. Eric R. Tarver, Pastor Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
2 Corinthians 9:15 Have you ever received a gift that you didn’t expect until it literally left you without words? I mean totally speechless as if you are gasping for breath due to the surprise; so...
What to do if you have no wings
by Rev. Eric R. Tarver, Pastor Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
Jun 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Psalm 55: 1-7 Conflict and calamities doesn’t discriminate. Daily, we witness in our news local, state and worldwide of the issues that affect all of us. If it isn’t in Beeville, then it is in Corp...
Amen! So be it!
by By Rev. Don Taylor Pastor, First Presbyterian Church
May 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
I have certainly enjoyed this past month and the opportunity to put down thoughts on interesting events in my life and the life of the Christian church. As I complete this month, there are some Ame...
Sermon of the week: It’s hard to see flames on your head
by Rev. Don Taylor, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Lutheran pastors and Synodically Authorized Ministers from the Gulf Coast Conference met on Tuesday, May 19, and we read and talked about the texts for this next Sunday in the Common Lectionary. Su...
  • Once saved, always saved
    by By Rev. Don Taylor Pastor, First Presbyterian Church
    05.17.15 - 07:00 am
  • Welcome the stranger
    by By Rev. Don Taylor Pastor First Presbyterian Church
    05.10.15 - 07:00 am
  • Vine stock
    by By Rev. Don Taylor Pastor First Presbyterian Church
    05.03.15 - 07:00 am
  • Third Sunday of Easter
    by Russell W. Duggins St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
    04.19.15 - 07:00 am
  • The resurrection of our Lord
    by By Russell W. Duggins St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
    03.29.15 - 07:00 am