Dear LABC, I return from vacation with a heavy heart. The events that occurred over the weekend in Charlottesville, VA, while not surprising, are distressing. They stand as a stark reminder of how far we still have to go in … Continue reading August 15, 2017Continue reading →
When visiting in a hospital or engaging in other forms of ministry, it is important to remember that we are part of something much greater than ourselves.
On Thursday evening, July 13, the boards of both the Oakland First Baptist Foundation and the Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church Foundation had a very encouraging meeting with The Reverend Rick Barlow, Development Consultant with the American Baptist Foundation. The meeting … Continue reading July 27, 2017Continue reading →
Dear LABC, Please remember Kay Baxter, our Church Business Manager, as she mourns the death of her brother-in-law Abbott Lewis. The Bartlett family is appreciative of your ongoing prayers for David. His recuperation is slow but there is hope that … Continue reading Saturday UpdateContinue reading →
It isn’t all that helpful to say “we believe in biblical marriage” for marriage in the Bible is often representative of a very distant time and place. It is helpful to say that “we work for healthy marriages” for the Bible definitely values them.
Family, As we go about our Saturday activities and as we gather for worship tomorrow let us keep in our prayers: The family of Rowena Jackson. A longtime resident of Grand Lake Gardens Rowena passed away last Sunday at the … Continue reading Prayers of the Lakeshore Family (July 8, 2017)Continue reading →