‘Deacons Corner’

SHARING THE GOSPEL

  • May 4, 2017

Greetings in the Name of our Risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! One of the most discouraging aspects of sharing the Gospel is knowing that so many people will reject the message, and even at times reject the messenger…you. At times, we might think that if we could just be a bit more like Jesus then everyone would accept this message because we would minister the way He wants us to minister. We would share the exact words they need to hear to make the decision for Christ. Yet, let us remind you that even Jesus Himself was often “despised […]

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WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES THE RESURRECTION MAKE?

  • April 3, 2017

Greetings in the Name of our Risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! What difference does it make? We have heard that question asked concerning various topics, and while a person may ask this concerning the Resurrection, we must realize it makes ALL the difference in the world… and in eternity! From the moment Adam and Eve sinned and plunged humanity into a place of “lostness,” the plan of redemption was already being put in place for a Redeemer to come and take the penalty of death so that we would not have to. The Bible clearly lets us know that […]

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GET INVOLVED IN VOLUNTEER MINISTRY!

  • February 28, 2017

Get Involved In Volunteer Ministry! As we move our attention away from the “cold damp days of winter” and begin to focus on the spring season, we wanted to take just a moment to remind all of us of the tremendous value there is in living lives of service for the Lord. Many people never consider turning to the church either to have their needs met or to minister to others. If you are part of Southside Baptist Church, we’d like to encourage you to consider getting involved in ministry that perhaps may not seem to be one that gets […]

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WELCOME NEW FELLOW CHRISTIAN!

  • February 1, 2017

Welcome New Fellow Christian! As Pastor Randy Brown recently announced “2016 was a wonderful year as we rejoiced when adults and children alike were saved and we averaged one baptism for every month throughout the year.”. It is with great joy we write to congratulate those of you who made the decision to accept Christ into your life.  It was thrilling to hear of your decision, and we want to be one of the first to let you know that it is by far the most important choice you will ever make. Perhaps you have heard the term “born again”, […]

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January 2017

  • January 1, 2017

Thank You Choir for the Christmas Music Greetings in Christ! We wanted to take this opportunity to thank our choir for the Christmas musical that was presented under the direction of Associate Pastor Richard Bump during this Christmas Season. We must say that it was far more than just beautiful melody and harmony sung by gifted people whose voices were more than up to the task. Truly, the songs were songs of ministry accompanied by a precious anointing of the Holy Spirit. We believe the anointing makes all the difference as lives are touched in a far deeper way than […]

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December 2016

  • December 1, 2016

The Coming of Our King Greetings in Christ! As we approach Christmas we want to take this opportunity to send a note of encouragement to you: What a wonderful time of year it is as we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! For centuries, lives have been changed one by one through the powerful grace and mercy He offers to those who will simply accept what He did on the cross over 2,000 years ago. When Jesus first came on the scene in human form He was fully God! While we as human beings find it […]

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November 2016

  • November 1, 2016

The United States presidential election of 2016 A call for all Christians to vote this election November 8th Greetings in Christ, As we come closer to Election Day, we wanted to take a few moments to encourage you to be sure to vote on November 8, 2016. However, before voting, we would like to ask you to do something of far greater importance, and that would be to PRAY for God’s perfect will to be revealed in the upcoming election. The following is absolutely stunning from Providenceforum.org –   http://providenceforum.org/yourvotematters Only about 50 percent of Christians in America are registered to […]

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