Sin is a Slippery Slope

Sin is a slippery slope! The young man is introduced to pot by his friends. His option is to accept it or to reject it. He looks it over, sniffs at it and takes a reluctant drag on the twisted stick. He is told to draw harder on it and

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Know the Truth

Know the Truth When we come into this world our minds are referred to as Tabula Rasa or a blank slate. We receive knowledge as Woodrow Wilson so aptly put “…by all that I may borrow.” Truth comes from a variety of sources, my favorite and most reliable being the

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How Credible is the Baptist Church?

How Credible is the Baptist Church? As you go through Payatas you will come upon a huge piece of land where they have started construction on a beautiful new building for the Jehovah Witnesses. Continuing down the road there is a giant tribute in the form of a Church ,

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I’m Sorry

I’m Sorry So many songs have been written to say I’m sorry. Brenda Lee sang: I’m sorry, so sorry that I was such a fool. Elton John sang, “ Sorry seems to be the hardest word however in this day and age I no longer accept sorry at face value.

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Call Me Bishop

I have recently been made aware that some Baptist Pastors began to start calling themselves Bishop. I said began calling themselves because it was not through a special service, ordination or the laying of hands but they just started calling themselves Bishop. Now you can ask them why as they

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CHURCH CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS!

It is totally incredible to me but it seems there are many Churches that close their doors on Christmas day if Christmas falls on a Sunday. Payatas Baptist Church and Ministries, Inc. will be OPEN on Dec 25th the day we have chosen to celebrate Jesus Christ coming to this

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Insecure Pastors

One of the things that I always found odd is when a Pastor proclaims that no one can remove him from his position except God. Well heck. In one way I agree. I can not scratch my ear if God doesn’t let me and no, I am not being funny,

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Finding Faith

  The term Christian started after Christ in Antioch when those who knew not Jesus made fun of those who did by calling them Christian. Actually it was more than that. Those who knew Him were imitating Him. It would be as if someone imitated Elvis Presley and people called

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Why don’t I get Blessed?

One of the things people think about often is why they don’t get blessed by God. They say, I am a Christian, why don’t I get blessed? To start off with, you don’t need to be a Christian to be blessed. Crooks seem blessed and Christlike are blessed. You say,

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