Why Baptists Practice Lent?

I grew up going to Baptist & Methodist churches (we moved 5 times during my childhood), but I specifically remember the first time my family recognized Lent. For most of my childhood, Lent, the ashes, eating only fish on Fridays, …

Read More

Show Up

Today I had lunch with a church member who said, “Sometimes the best thing you can do is show up.”  He was saying that in an entirely different context but he could have equally have said that with regard to …

Read More

Church on the Drive Celebrates 90 Years!

On March 4th Church on the Drive (formally College Park Baptist Church) will celebrate its 90th anniversary. We were founded by a group of men from First Baptist of Orlando on March 4, 1928 on the corner of Yale Street …

Read More

Waking Up is Hard to Do

I fell asleep.     I woke up early to pray for the first time ever and I fell asleep.  I had committed to being more consistent in my prayer life so I knew I had to do that in …

Read More