Longview Baptist Church in Franklin, NC (828) 524-6836 Sec@LongviewBC.org
A Lesson on Worry

A Lesson on Worry

Worry is a sin that all people are susceptible to, even Christians.  If we’re honest enough to admit it we’ve all struggled with the sin of worry at some point in our Christian life.  But it doesn’t have to be that way.  And it certainly shouldn’t be an ongoing part...

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Truth Over Speculation

Truth Over Speculation

Questions often arise about the trustworthiness of a person’s testimony who claims to have died and went to either heaven or hell, and has returned to tell about his experience.  The release of several Hollywood productions in the last 10-12 years has many people...

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An Unpopular Subject

An Unpopular Subject

One of the most unpopular subjects to preach on is the subject of hell.  People don’t want to talk about hell.  They don’t want to hear about hell.  Many have even tried to deny the reality of hell in order to avoid talking or hearing about it.  Many liberal...

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How Long, O Lord?

How Long, O Lord?

The world we live in is in chaos.  Besides the threat of terrorism and wars worldwide, there is the daily activity of crime and violence in our own streets here in this country.  Drug & alcohol abuse, murder, rape, thefts, assaults— all of these and other serious...

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Do You Have Time for Christmas?

Do You Have Time for Christmas?

Imagine you are living approximately 2,000 years ago in the Roman Empire; more specifically in the area of Galilee and Judea. The Roman emperor has ordered a census. It's not optional for you; there's no way to avoid the order. By Roman command you must return to the...

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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 I've heard over...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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