Longview Baptist Church in Franklin, NC (828) 524-6836 Sec@LongviewBC.org
Why Elders?

Why Elders?

Why have elders in the church?  Why should a church organize itself to include the office of elder?  Most Baptist churches don’t have elders, do they?  We’ve never had elders before, why have them now?  These are just a few of the many questions that...
Knowing God’s Will

Knowing God’s Will

Knowing the will of God is a subject often brought up in conversations among Christians.  I am often asked, “How can I know God’s will for my life?”  In one sense it’s a profound question to answer.  On the other hand I believe we often times make knowing God’s will...
God’s Immutability

God’s Immutability

I don’t know about you, but with the hot temperatures we’ve had the past couple of months I’m ready for fall. And it’s just around the corner! I know we still have over a month to go before fall officially begins, but I rejoice at knowing it’s not far away. Cool...
Understanding Christianity

Understanding Christianity

There seems to be some confusion in the world today as to what it means to be a Christian. Today, the world defines a Christian as anyone who is not Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu, etc. In other words, as long as you are not from a country where one of those...
A Vapor

A Vapor

Disease, sickness, pandemic, death– all of this can cause a person to tremble and fear.  It brings about a sense of urgency in our lives even leading many to a very unhealthy sense of panic.  It’s hard to comprehend that something invisible like a virus...
Questions About Divine Judgment

Questions About Divine Judgment

With Covid-19 holding the world’s attention, many questions have surfaced in people’s minds. Most are good, legitimate questions that would otherwise be dismissed as too complicated to answer, too frightening to consider, or in some people’s thinking, too trivial to...