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Pray for our nation!

When I was a little boy at Woodhill Elementary School here in Gastonia, we started each day of class with these familiar words, "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." The strength of our Nation can be found in the beauty of this pledge.
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How is your foundation?

Many years ago I had a buddy who bought a new house. He and his wife were so excited! The house looked great. The price was right. Nothing could be better, or so they thought. Within nine months, however, their excitement turned to anger because their house started to have serious foundation problems. When the foundation of your house starts to shift and fail, every other part of the house begins to fall about too! It will cause that house to crumble!
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Do you need some joy?

I love to laugh! I consider it a great day if I laugh, cry, and get my emotions moved! God gave us these emotions! Whether you giggle, tee-hee, or gut wrenching laugh-Laughter is one language we all speak!. You don’t have to learn to laugh either. It’s a skill you’re born with. Babies start to laugh when they’re only about three months old.
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OCT 7-9, 2021

Men’s Fall Golf Retreat. Oct 7-9, 2021. Join us for golf and fellowship in the Santee SC area. The cost will $330.00 per man and includes two nights’ accommodations and four rounds of golf. Additional golf not included in price.

Spots are limited and are first come first serve. If you have any questions, contact Pastor John at

Dates: Sunday July 11th – Wednesday July 14th
Times: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Place: Erwin Center: 913 N. Pryor St. | Gastonia, NC

Runner’s Camp is back this July 11th- 14th at the Erwin Center in Gastonia! In partnership with Tabernacle Baptist Church and High5 Sports Ministry, we will be including other fun sports to our week in addition to the usual track and field events. Kids be sure to bring your grownups on Sunday evening at  6:30, July 11th to our Family Kickoff for food and fun as a family!  Monday through Wednesday, at 6:30 we will rotate through sporting events, relays, small group, worship time, and a nightly Bible story. Our night will conclude around 8:30. We can’t wait for you to join us! Register online TODAY for faster check-in! Runner’s Camp is free for all participants. Students who have completed K-5th are eligible to register.


Runners Camp Participant is now closed online. You may still register in-person Sunday evening during the start of the actual event.