Tag: Sun Lakes Baptist Church

Defeating distractions

  Dr. Marc Drake, Sr. Pastor, Sun Lakes Baptist Church In addition to now being the most anxious nation in the world, we are surely one of the most distracted nations as well. Obviously, there is much in our culture that can keep us fragmented in our attention and cluttered in our minds. For example,…

Popeye moments

Dr. Marc Drake, Sr. Pastor, Sun Lakes Baptist Church One of my favorite cartoons when I was growing up was Popeye. You may recall that when something really terrible was happening, Popeye would say, “That’s all I can stands, and I can’t stands no more!” Well, his grammar wasn’t the best but I think most…

Operation Christmas Child

Norm Noble Twenty years ago Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham, and a number of his friends sent several boxes of toys to Bosnian children for Christmas. Thus began a project which is now known as Operation Christmas Child. Since its beginning, Operation Christmas Child has sent several billion boxes to children over all over…

Strong winds, deep roots

Dr. Marc Drake, Sr. Pastor, Sun Lakes Baptist Church For some reason, I’ve always enjoyed thunderstorms (as long as I’m not out in them). When I was growing up in the South, my room had an unsealed roof and I still remember that deafening sound as the heavy rain pummeled the house. There was just…

The Treasure of an English Bible

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, Sun Lakes Baptist Church A man with a neatly trimmed beard, stately forehead and piercing eyes stood at a wood post, having been tied to it. At his feet, men piled logs and kindling, after which they poured gunpowder over the dry wood. A city official stood by with a…