God ranks high in New Year's Resolutions

by Lisa Cannon Green, posted Wednesday, December 30, 2015

NASHVILLE (BP) -- When Americans make New Year's resolutions, a better relationship with God ranks almost as high as better health, according to a study by LifeWay Research. 

And for many groups, faith actually outranks health. Older Americans, African Americans, Hispanics and Christians are all more likely to say they've made resolutions about God than about health.

Matthew 7: 21 - 23

Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me,'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?' And then will I declare to them, 'I never knew you; depart to them, you workers of lawlessness.

Church Covenant

Having been led, as we believe, by the Spirit of God, to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our Saviour, and, on the profession of our faith, having been baptised in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, we do now, in the presence of God , angels and this assembly, most solemnly and joyfully enter into covenant with one another as one body in Christ. We engage, therefore, by the aid of the Holy Spirit, to walk together in Christian love, to strive for the advancement of this church in knowledge, holiness and comfort; to promote its prosperity and spirituality; to sus

The Church on Barbican Road

High up above Barbican Road
Near to the heart of Barbican Square
Stands a lovely little Church called
Barbican Baptist Church
Truly God's estate

It sets high above Barbican Road
Among the Mango and Ackee tree on
A good size piece of glorious land
Where 90 years ago the members had started to build
only the beginning of what God has planned