Category Archive: Living the Gospel - Page 5

Why We Should Remember Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Posted January 20th, 2013 by Mike Hubbard

A few years ago I had the privilege of taking a group of teenagers to Memphis, and during our trip we stopped at the National Civil Rights Museum, formerly known as the Lorraine Hotel.  It was at this location on April 4, 1968 that King was assassinated.  This hotel is now a museum testifying of […]

Christian Activities Center in E. St. Louis – The Beauty of Gospel Partnership
Posted September 25th, 2012 by Mike Hubbard

If you life in or around St. Louis, you know that recently East St. Louis has garnered much attention due to violence taking place in this city.  At one time ESL was one of the wealthiest cities in the country, one of the great places to live.  Now it is a city with broken systems, […]

Invest and Invite – Practical Ideas for Building Relationships and Sharing Faith
Posted September 18th, 2012 by Mike Hubbard

We gave these ideas out on Sunday, but also wanted to make this available on the blog.  I also want to encourage participation.  If you have ideas join the discussion. Investing in Others – Ideas for Building Relationships-Praying •    Prayer walking – Walk your neighborhood and pray for families as you pass their homes. •   […]

Five Questions for Parents
Posted August 14th, 2012 by Mike Hubbard

Parenting kids who love Jesus begins with parents loving and prioritizing the right things.  Your kids will love what you love, so your idea of God will be theirs and your idols will be theirs. Raised these questions in the sermon on Sunday, thought they were worth publishing. They come from Deuteronomy 6. 1. Do […]

Remembering Bernice Van Pelt
Posted May 8th, 2012 by Mike Hubbard

Bernice Van Pelt passed away this past weekend.  Most of you who read the Genesis blog don’t know Bernice.  But anyone who was a third grader or had a third grade student at Ballwin Baptist Church would.  She was an 86 year old single woman who was never married, and did not have kids of […]