As we have begun our stewardship emphasis month, I believe that it is very important for each and every member of our church to understand the meaning and importance of personal stewardship.  The word “steward” in the New Testament speaks of one who is given the administration of a master’s household.  A steward oversees the … Read More


by Kevin Hazlett Faith ends where fear begins. This may seem like a bold statement. Yet as believers, we must come to a realization that a fear of anything except a healthy fear of God causes our journey of faith to come to a drastic halt. For God hath not given us the spirit of … Read More


Christmas time at Beacon offers great opportunities to celebrate the birth of our Savior and to make memories with your family. Be sure to mark your calendars for the services and events below!   DECEMBER 8 God With Us | 10:30AM featuring special guest Todd Starnes Hope for the Hungry Food Drive DECEMBER 15 Christmas Gifts … Read More


Back in 2002 I flippantly bought one share of AAPL online for a mere twenty bucks. (Apple Computer stock.) Since then, AAPL has had two stock splits, one at 2-for-1, and more recently one at 7-for-1, when AAPL’s price had soared up above $700/share. Today, Apple has since become the world’s first trillion-dollar company, and … Read More


Philippians 4:6 – Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. The story is told of a mother and son who lived in a forest. One day, a tornado roared through the forest. The mother clung to a tree and tried to hold … Read More


“Don’t rock the boat!” had become the philosophy of the elders and people of Israel after the time of Judges had begun. For the last forty years Israel had allowed the Philistines to run over them and ruin them without hardly putting up a fight. Israel needed strength, not the stamina of a Politian or the stoutness … Read More


I love having friends.  It’s so nice to have someone to laugh with, to cry with, to share with and to love.  A friend is someone who is attached to another by affection or esteem.  We use terminology like “She is my best friend,” or we might say, “What kind of a friend are they?”  … Read More


by Kevin Hazlett We define singleness as simply, “without a spouse.” Every adult has at least spent some time in this condition, naturally. Some have never married, while others through whatever circumstances find themselves here. A 2017 study by the Pew Research Center that 42% of American adults live without a spouse or partner. Of … Read More


As we approach our 71st anniversary, I rejoice in the Lord’s organism, the local New Testament church.  I am so glad that Jesus founded the church while He was here on earth and then empowered it on Pentecost in order that we may effectively fulfill the Great Commission. There are several analogies used to speak … Read More


If we set out today to make a list of all of the various types of parents that fall under the category of being a “Christian parent,” we could make an endless list with divisions and breakdowns of various types of parents. However, the truth is that all Christian parents can be placed under one … Read More