Longview Baptist Church in Franklin, NC (828) 524-6836 Sec@LongviewBC.org
Jesus Lives!  Now What?

Jesus Lives! Now What?

We recently celebrated the most glorious of holidays in Christ’s resurrection from the grave.  It’s normally called “Easter.”  The fact that “Jesus lives!” was the topic of many conversations, sermons, and Sunday school lessons.  But after all of the excitement of the...

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Our Triune God

Our Triune God

The doctrine of the Trinity has been challenged for centuries by those outside the church and, at times, by those within the circle of professing Christianity.  Even after the Council of Nicea (A.D. 325) defined the true church's stance on this doctrine (and declared...

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He is Risen!

He is Risen!

He is risen!  What an encouraging truth!  As Christians, our hope rests in the reality of a risen Savior.  And though the world questions and even scoffs at the thought of someone rising from the dead, we have the promise of God that it is indeed absolute truth.  The...

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Our New Covenant

Our New Covenant

We recently adopted and approved a new covenant for our church family.  Having previously written about church covenants in another blog (read here) I wanted to take a moment to refresh our minds on the importance of possessing and striving to live by the covenant we...

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Seek First the Kingdom of God

Seek First the Kingdom of God

And now it’s March!  We often talk about how busy things are during the holiday season, but I’ve noticed that it’s really not that much different year round.  Daylight Saving Time begins on March 10th and the first day of spring is March 20th.  Along with these...

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Did Jesus Ever Claim to be God?

Did Jesus Ever Claim to be God?

The question of Jesus' deity was formally settled by the early church at the Council of Nicea in A.D. 325.  Yet I still find this vital doctrine challenged by many people today.  Often times this rejection of truth comes from critics of Christianity who seek to...

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Expressing Our Love for God

Expressing Our Love for God

It’s now the 2nd month of the year, aka the “month of love.”  That’s right—Valentine’s Day is upon us.  And as people express their love for that special someone in their lives we, as Christians, should be sure to show our love for God.  Better still, we should...

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Why a Church Covenant?

Why a Church Covenant?

An often overlooked part of most local churches is their church covenant.  Every church should have a covenant and most churches do.  However, having one and living by it is way too often polar opposites in the hearts of some of God’s people.  Some members have no...

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Why Church Membership?

Why Church Membership?

Church membership is something that many have taken for granted over the years.  Or, better stated, it's something that many Christians have never given much thought to.  They may have walked down the aisle of a local church service, told the pastor they wanted to...

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