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The Joys of a Multi-Generational Church

Poquoson Baptist Church is a special place in many ways. It’s filled with generous, loving people who are hungry for the Word of God. It’s membership consists of saints who are happy to follow leadership grounded in truth. But perhaps … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Sunday, 2/18/2018

This Sunday at Poquoson Baptist Church we’re continuing our study in Colossians by examining an often-overlooked truth about Jesus’ identity: He is head of the church. What does it mean to say that only Jesus is our head? The answer may … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Sunday, 2/11/18

 This Sunday at Poquoson Baptist Church we will continue our sermon series Confident in Christ: A Study in Colossians. This Sunday we’ll continue looking at a second reason to be confident in Christ: because of who He is. In Colossians 1:16-17, we’ll learn … Continue reading

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I See The Lord

Isaiah, a prophet of God. Despite Israel’s seemingly constant bent toward disobeying God, they had a good kind; King Uzziah. Isaiah spoke out about the sin of the people of God but it seems he was very attached to Uzziah … Continue reading

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Should Baptists Recognize Ash Wednesday?

I grew up in a Baptist church. Some of my earliest memories come from my time in a local Baptist church in central Ohio. Like the time my little brother spit a half-masticated donut on the floor of the fellowship … Continue reading

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How to prepare for Sunday, 2/4/2018

  This Sunday at Poquoson Baptist Church we will return to our sermon series Confident in Christ: A Study in Colossians. In our first few sermons we discussed that we should be confident in Christ because of what He’s done. This … Continue reading

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Who’s Welcome at Poquoson Baptist?

Nuance is dead. In our polarized, politicized society it seems that you’re either one extreme or another. Take immigration, for example. To hear the media pundits tell it, you’re either a amnesty-affirming liberal who wants open borders and a green … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Sunday, 1/28/18

This Sunday at Poquoson Baptist Church we will conclude a two-part sermon series on the twin evils of abortion and racism. This Sunday is Racial Reconciliation Sunday and since I’ll be out of town with my father, Eddie Francis will be preaching on The Murderous … Continue reading

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Midweek Ministry

On January 14, I preached a sermon at PBC outlining my vision for 2018: that I become a disciple-making pastor. One of the implications of my personal shift towards more intentional disciple-making is the need to say “no” to good things … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Sunday, 1/21/18

This Sunday at Poquoson Baptist Church I’m beginning a two-part sermon series on the twin evils of abortion and racism. This Sunday is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday and I’ll be preaching on The Racist Roots of Abortion from Exodus 1. Check out … Continue reading

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