Author Archives: PastorDave

Searching for Christ in the Book of Ruth

SEARCHING FOR CHRIST IN THE BOOK OF RUTH Lesson Notes: Lessons 1-6 You will find here the Lesson Notes for the 6-part study we conducted in our Sunday School class on the book of Ruth. As the course title states, … Continue reading

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“…set apart and ordained to the work of THE GOSPEL MINISTRY…”

CERTIFICATE OF ORDINATION We, the undersigned, hereby certify that upon the recommendation and request of the BEREA BAPTIST CHURCH at HIDDENITE, NORTH CAROLINA which had full and sufficient opportunity for judging his gifts, and after satisfactory examination by us in … Continue reading

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Treasure in jars of clay

“But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us.” ~2 Corinthians 4.7 Here is our Pastor Hershael York’s message from 2 Corinthians 4.7-18, The Paradox of the … Continue reading

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That’s what she looks like to me!

She’s the brightness of sunshine; she’s the whiteness of snow; she’s the pureness of a dove flying free! she’s the romance of moonlight; she’s the freshness of dew; Ah, that’s what she looks like to me! She’s the splendor of … Continue reading

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BUCK RUN BAPTIST CHURCH VBS – PRAYERS

Some ways you can pray with us for our Vacation Bible School ministry…

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THE GOD OF ABRAHAM PRAISE

Years ago – I mean, like, 50 years ago … before I left home to begin my own pastoring ministry – I was leading the worship in singing and music in the small church my Dad pastored in Winston-Salem NC. … Continue reading

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MAY 28TH

May 28th [2021] Today marks the 4th anniversary of one of the most dramatic transitions Debbie and I have made in our years of serving the Lord and ministry together. In 2017, 28 May was on a Lord’s Day, and … Continue reading

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“We have seen His Glory!” / “Please, show me Your Glory!”

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen His Glory, Glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.” ~John 1.14 John is describing here a personal encounter with God … Continue reading

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WORSHIP / Part 3: The Audience of ONE

COURSE: Spiritual Exercises LESSON #6: WORSHIP Part 3: The Audience of ONE Scripture: Psalm 96.7-9 & Revelation 4-5 This is Part 3 of this multi-part current lesson we are studying together on the spiritual exercise of WORSHIP. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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WORSHIP / Part 2: Flourishing through Worship / Psalm 92

COURSE: Spiritual Exercises LESSON #6: WORSHIP Part 2: Flourishing through Worship / Psalm 92 This is Part 2 of this multi-part current lesson we are studying together on the spiritual exercise of WORSHIP. If you haven’t watched Part 1 on … Continue reading

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