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Calling Kids to Agency D3

A number of men in my family were involved over the years in various areas of law enforcement: as County Sheriff, Detective, Chief of Police, Air Marshall, and in the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Fire Arms Agency. Currently, my cousin, David Lindley, serves as Chief of Police in Mississippi and is a former detective. He and […]

What A Church!

When the Russian comedian, Yakov Smirnoff, immigrated to the United States, the thing he loved most about America was the grocery stores. He quipped: “I’ll never forget walking down one of the aisles and seeing powdered milk – just add water and you get milk. Right next to it was powdered orange juice – just […]

Summer Adult Bible Study

This summer’s topics will be: Overcoming Our Fears: Understanding God’s Names.  Summer Bible Study starts Wednesday June 4 at 6:30 P.M. in the Worship Center.  Workbooks are available in the Lighthouse Bookstore beginning May 25 for $13.00 each.  The summer will be split up into two studies. “What are You Afraid of?” By Dr. David […]

Finding Good Teammates

Aaron Rodgers, considered one of the NFL’s top quarterbacks, is also a committed Christian. He said: “Other guys are looking at me and looking at my character, looking at the way I talk. I want to be known as a good teammate, doing what he said he was going to do and one who cares […]

Known For Service

A.W. Tozer wrote that we should be known by the following: “What we want most, what we think about most, how we use our money, what we do with our leisure time, the company we enjoy, who and what we admire, and what we laugh at.” While reputation is important, we also want to be […]

Engraved Lives

In 1994, an engagement ring fell into the sea of the west coast of Sweden. It was consumed by a mussel that turned up in a load of shell fish caught by fisherman, Peder Carlsson. He was able to return the ring to its owner, Fire Chief, Bengt Wingstedt, because Wingstedt’s far-sighted fiancée, Agneta, had […]

National Day of Prayer Highlight Video

Thursday, May 1st was the National Day of Prayer.  First Baptist Church Naples, along with several other churches in the local community, gathered together to pray for our nation, leaders on all levels, and for God’s wisdom and direction.  Here is a short video highlighting a few moments from that event.

Take A Dip

The place is gooey. The water is rust-colored in the egg-shaped pool. The air is pungent with the smell of sulfur, yet thousands come to this desert canyon in Corona, California in their quest for health and beauty. Welcome to the Glen Ivy Hot Springs, dubbed as “Club Mud.” It has a long history as […]