This newsletter will include the weekly blog from the pastor, upcoming events and requests that we are joining together in prayer for.
Oct8TueOctober 8, 2019Thankful in EverythingSpiritual Exercise - ThanksgivingPsalm 136 (NIV)1 Give thanks to the Lord , for he is good.
His love endures forever.2 Give thanks to the God of gods.
His love endures forever.3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords:
His love endures forever...26 Give thanks to the...
Oct1TueOctober 1, 2019How to Live Your Life as a Christian-The Book of TitusTitus 3:4-7 (NIV) - ... when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us generously...
Sep27FriSeptember 27, 2019
Who is Jesus? Do You Know Him? Sermon Series
Matthew 16:15-17 (NIV) - 15"But what about you?" he asked.
"Who do you say I am?" 16Simon Peter answered, "You are the
Messiah, the Son of the living God." 17 Jesus replied, "Blessed
are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you
by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven.
Sep17TueSeptember 17, 2019 by Rob LewisVisiting Missionary from India this SundayHeart Lake Baptist has been a long time supporter of Canadian Baptist Ministries (CBM) as one of our missionary partners. CBM is a global mission organization committed to sharing God's love through word and deed. We are excited to have with us this week visiting missionary Suraj...
Aug28WedAugust 28, 2019
Lessons from Heart Lake Baptist Church !! The past 3+ years have been incredible. This church has taught us so much and I am thankful that the Lord has allowed us to be here. I never thought I would end my pastoral ministry here in Ontario! Having pastored all my life on the East Coast, I never saw this one coming. ...
Aug14WedAugust 14, 2019
Did you know that Johann Sebastian Bach recognized early on in his career the need for God’s help ? Bach was a German composer and musician and composed many famous pieces. I love one of his quotes: “It’s easy to play ANY musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the...
Aug1ThuAugust 1, 2019
When I did my doctoral project I focused on the 8 components in every church: worship, instruction, fellowship, expression, communication, finances, human resources and buildings .
Human resources are key! Both paid staff and volunteers are vital to every church. We are blessed here at HLBC. I realize this year is a time of...
Jul25ThuJuly 25, 2019
When I was young (many years ago) I was taught that the mission field was a long long distance away – places like Africa, India, China etc. The world has changed and now the mission field is RIGHT HERE! Oh, there is still a need for people like Gerry & Barb Normand to show the love of Jesus Christ to people in...
Jul10WedJuly 10, 2019
“The huge redwood trees in California are considered the largest things on earth and the tallest trees in the world. Some of them are three hundred feet high and over 2,500 years old. One would think that trees so large would have a tremendous root system reaching down hundreds of feet into the earth.
The redwoods actually...
Jul4ThuJuly 4, 2019
Our guest speaker at this year’s assembly (our Baptist convention) which met June 13-15, was Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah. He focused on the connection between lament and justice. And in one of his talks he referenced Psalm 78. I re-read this great psalm and was touched again by the first 8 verses. The Psalmist is reminding the people of Israel...