Members of the historic Watersedge Baptist Church in Dundalk, Maryland, near the Baltimore City line, called Ken Ledwell as pastor. His first official Sunday was July 12. Ledwell formerly served as associate pastor of First Baptist Church of Beltsville (FBCB) in Maryland.
It is important to remember that our pastors are people. They are vulnerable to the same challenges and struggles as congregation members. Michael Crawford and Tally Wilgis recently discussed some of the challenges that pastors face regarding mental health and managing high-expectations.
Buckman facilitated the “Creating an Ethnically Inclusive Kids Ministry” Zoom meeting on June 30, welcoming special guests, Dorena Williamson, a children’s book author, and Kathie Philips, an author and children’s ministry director from Baltimore.
Recently, we had Dr. James Merritt on the podcast to discuss the importance of preaching and evangelism in our churches and communities. Listen in for some practical and compelling truth with regard to living out the Great Commission.
On April 15, 1912, at 2:20 a.m., the RMS Titanic, with most of her 2,200 passengers and crew aboard, sank in the frigid North Atlantic waters about 400 miles south of Newfoundland. Only 705 people survived.
Furthermore, our giving shows a decrease of 2.92 percent after the first nine months of this fiscal year versus a year ago, but our actual giving to date is only 1.47 percent below our projected budget for the first nine months of our fiscal year.