Robert C. Rollins Jr. is new pastor at Harmony Baptist,
Glenmora. It is his first pastorate.
Kenny Blackwell, new pastor April 15 at Mt. Hope Baptist
in Oakdale, from First Baptist, Calion,
James (wife Linda) Tew, new music minister at First Princeton,
Pam (husband Cecil) Marr, new music minister at FirstOilCity.
Corey Olivier to New
Orleans from NWBA as BCM director.
Doug Burnley retired as chaplain at Schumpert.
Mark Carroll, new as pastor at Burning Bush, Walker.
Steve Jones, new as youth pastor at Emmanuel Denham
Springs. James Cowell is pastor.
Lonnie Cook, new as youth minister at Hebron Denham
Springs. Joe Alain is pastor.
Randy Powell, new as education and music minister at
Walker Baptist, Walker. Richard Blue is pastor.
Jeff Hurst, new as pastor at Grace, Bastrop.
Kenny Duchesne, new pastor at Beulah, Farmerville.
Revivals and related
Prewitt Chapel, Hornbeck, revival April 15-18. J.D. Brown is
Calvary Baptist, Mangham, revival April 15-18 with Alan Miller as
guest speaker. Services 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, and 7 p.m.
Monday-Wednesday. Gerry Courtney is pastor.
Topsy Baptist, Lake Charles, revival April 15-18 with Evangelist Jason
Townley and Kevin Willis leading the music. Services at 11 a.m.
Sunday, followed by dinner on the grounds, and at 7 p.m. Sunday through
Wednesday. Lloyd Carroll is pastor.
Teche Baptist, Breaux Bridge, revival April 15-18, with chalk art
evangelist Scotty McDowell, and special music by Dot Schexnider.
Wayne Lyons is pastor. 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 p.m.
Southside Baptist, Denham Springs, resurrection revival at 7 p.m. April 5-7
and 10:30 a.m. April 8, with special speakers and special music. Bruce
McKenzie is pastor.
New Prospect Baptist, Dubach: revival, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 29,
and 7 p.m. April 30 to May 2. Evangelist William Blackburn of Fort Smith, Ark.
James Larry Smith, pastor. Sunday morning: Homecoming; Sunday afternoon:
children’s activities; Monday: Senior Adult night; Tuesday: Youth night;
Wednesday: Pack the House night.
homecomings and more
Walker Baptist in Walker,
Baptist Association, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. Richard Blue is pastor.
Ergun Caner is to be guest speaker for Pisgah
Baptist’s homecoming at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 6. Caner is a former Sunni Muslin
and now academic dean at Liberty Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, Va.
Lunch will follow the service. Jerry Dark is pastor.
Concerts, Special Events
World-famous Centurymen to perform in concert at 7
p.m. April 27 at First Baptist Lafayette. Steve Horn is pastor.
Acclaimed author and motivational speaker Florence
Littauer, guest speaker at Wonderful Weekend at Calvary Shreveport May 4-5,
with Starla Harbin leading in worship. Special teen session with Ann
Marie Hanie. Rick Edmonds is pastor.
Young Harmony is to perform in concert at 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 15, at Old Zion Hill Baptist in Albany. This is “an exciting Christian duet
that had the No. 1 recorded song in Gospel Music in 2006, Good Morning Lord.
Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Love offering. Bobby Stults is pastor; Jerry
Chapman, minister of music.
Newsboys, Kutlass, Stellar Kart “Go Tour” in concert 6:30 p.m. April 18
Center, sponsored by Woodland Park
Baptist in Hammond.
Christian Rapper BIG AL is to perform in concert at 7 p.m. April
6 at the PisgahFamilyLife
Center, Bernice. Tickets:
$5. Jerry Dark is pastor.
Cindy Townsend, former LBC Women’s Ministries director,
is guest speaker April 28 at Fair Park Baptist, West
Monroe for a Growing in Grace women’s event sponsored by Northeast
Louisiana Baptist Association.
McNeese BCM to Mission Arlington,
Texas, April 9-14, and to South Africa May 13-June 1. Keith
Catling is director.
Zoar Baptist to Reynosa, Mexico, April 6-10 for VBS,
prayerwalking, construction and evening worship services, which are to start
with a meal. Zoar also plans to go to Tekamah,
Nebraska, June 2-9 to help a
pastor there minister in his community. VBS, movie night, meals, construction
and ministering to widows are planned. Kevin Hand is pastor.
to Turkey for Spring Break. Joe
Aguillard is president.
Waller Baptist plans a mission trip to Cordoba, Mexico,
in September. Cliff Estes is pastor.
Concord-Union Baptist Association plans a mission trip to
Bayou Baptist Association in far southern Louisiana July 9-14. They’ll be serving Bethel, First Golden Meadow, First Grand Isle, Lighthouse