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Elkton Baptist Church News

[Church news for January 13, 2019, submitted by Lily Brenner.]

Pastor Kent Parson welcomed the people. Traci Davis led the song service and Karen Nickle played the piano. Ron Kallweit and Bill Mendenhall collected the offering. Traci Davis sang "You Raise Me Up". Pastor Kent Parson sermon was from Matthew 5:13-15. Announcements: Business meeting this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. CPR and AED training January 26th for our church, 8 a.m. at Fire Rescue Building on 54 Highway. Pastor/ Deacon meeting January 27th at 8:30 a.m. Deacon Ron Kallweit closed services reading Matthew 12:31-32 and dismissed the congregation for Sunday school classes. Prayer list: Deannna Phillips family, Brian Edwards, Dale DeGraffenreid, Sherry Schrader, Denny Peoples, Holly Lorenzo, Al and Norma Green, Susan Donnell, Patty Warren, Russ Thomas, Bernidette Brock, Marie Mott, Jake Roby, Charlie McCaslin, Dave Bybee, Sam Edwards, Arvilla Beem, Marie Johnson, Lindsay Pearson, Caidyn Whittle, Dale Johnson, Glenda Waterfield, our military: Robbie Chaney, Mandy Rock, Kyle Smail, Blake Curtis.

2016 Sermons

Links to Elkton Baptist Church sermons recorded in 2016 are listed below:

[Note:  All sermons recorded in 2016 are Audio Only (no video).]

10/16/2016 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

10/12/2016 Revival Sermon - Bro. Kenneth Massey

10/11/2016 Revival Sermon - Bro. Kenneth Massey

10/8/2016 Revival Sermon - Bro. Kenneth Massey

10/6/2016 Revival Sermon - Bro. Kenneth Massey

10/1/2016 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

2017 Sermons

Links to Elkton Baptist Church sermons recorded in 2017 are listed below:

[Note:  Sunday Sermons recorded prior to ll/5/2017 are audio only.]

12/31/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Forgetting Those Things Which Are Behind, and Reaching Forth Unto Those Things Which are Before"
  • Text:  Phil. 3:13, Acts 9:26, 2 Tim. 4:14-18, 2 Cor. 11:24-33
  • Links:  Video  Audio

 12/24/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Mary Kept All These Things, and Pondered Them in Her Heart"
  • Text:  Luke 1:46-56, 2:1-20
  • Links:  Video  Audio

12/10/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Good Tidings of Great Joy"
  • Text:  Luke 2:8-20
  • Links:  Video  Audio

12/3/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Thou Shalt Call His Name John"
  • Text:  Luke 1:5-25, 59-64
  • Links:  Video  Audio

11/26/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "What Doest Thou Here?"
  • Text:  1 Kings 19:1-18
  • Links:  Video  Audio

11/19/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Give Thanks to the Lord, for He Is Good"
  • Text:  Luke 17:11-19, Psalm 107
  • Links:  Video  Audio

11/12/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Why Camest Thou Down Hither?"
  • Text:  1 Sam. 17
  • Links:  Video  Audio

11/5/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism"
  • Text:  Eph. 4:3-16, Ex. 20:1-6, Heb. 11:30-40, Mt. 3:1-11
  • Links:  Video  Audio

10/29/2017 Sermon from Fall 2017 Revival (evening service) - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Too Late!"
  • Text:  Gen. 7:16-24, Gen. 18 & 19, Luke 16:24-31
  • Links:  Video  Audio

10/29/2017 Sermon from Fall 2017 Revival (morning service) - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Who Told You?"
  • Text:  Gen. 2:16-17, 3:11
  • Links:  Video  Audio

10/28/2017 Sermon from Fall 2017 Revival - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "What Must I Do To Be Saved?"
  • Text:  Acts 16:25-31, Rom. 1, John 3:17-18
  • Links:  Video  Audio

10/27/2017 Sermon from Fall 2017 Revival - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Behold, I Stand at the Door and Knock"
  • Text:  Rev. 3:20
  • Links:  Video  Audio

10/22/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Thus Saith The Lord"
  • Text:  Ezek. 3:4-7, 12-23
  • Link:  Audio

10/15/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Bad Things Can Happen To Good People"
  • Text:  Job 1:8, 2:9, 19:1-29
  • Link:  Audio

10/8/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "What Shall This Man Do?"
  • Text:  John 21:21
  • Link:  Audio

10/1/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Deacons Responsibilities"
  • Text:  1 Tim. 3:8-10, Acts 6:3
  • Link:  Audio

9/24/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Why Do We Do the Things We Do?"
  • Text:  1 Cor. 13
  • Link:  Audio

9/17/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Qualification of Deacons"
  • Text:  Acts 6, 1 Tim. 3:8-13
  • Link:  Audio

9/3/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Deacons in the Early Church - Part 2"
  • Text:  Acts 6, 1 Tim. 3:1-13
  • Link:  Audio

8/27/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Deacons in the Early Church"
  • Text:  Acts 6:1-3
  • Link:  Audio

8/20/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Before Abraham Was, I Am"
  • Text:  John 8:12-59
  • Link:  Audio

8/13/2017 Sermon - Bro. Elvin Green

  • Title:  "Genesis to Revelation"
  • Text:  Gen. 1, Rev. 6
  • Link:  Audio

8/6/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Philip's Sermon"
  • Text:  Acts 7
  • Link:  Audio

7/23/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "My Sheep Know My Voice"
  • Text:  John 10
  • Link:  Audio

7/16/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "What Iniquity Have You Found In Me?"
  • Text:  Jer. 2:5
  • Link:  Audio

7/9/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "This Night Thy Soul Shall Be Required Of Thee"
  • Text:  Luke 12:16
  • Link:  Audio

7/2/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "God's Children Too Much At Ease"
  • Text:  Luke 5:17-26
  • Link:  Audio

6/25/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "The Security of the Believer"
  • Text:  1 John 3:7-24
  • Link:  Audio

6/18/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "In My Father's House Are Many Mansions"
  • Text:  Luke 15:11-32
  • Link:  Audio

6/4/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "One Thing I Know"
  • Text:  John 9:1-25
  • Link:  Audio

5/28/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "They Would Repent"
  • Text:  Luke 16:19-31
  • Link:  Audio

5/21/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "We Must Depend On The Lord, Here I Am Lord"
  • Text:  Judges 6-7
  • Link:  Audio

5/7/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Why Sit We Here Until We Die?"
  • Text:  2 Kings 7
  • Link:  Audio

4/23/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Come See a Man"
  • Text:  John 4:6-26
  • Link:  Audio

4/9/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "God's Anger"
  • Text:  Ex. 4:14, Num. 11:1, 12:9, 2 Kings 13, Mark 3:5, John 3:36
  • Link:  Audio

4/2/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "The White Throne Judgement"
  • Text:  Rev. 20:11-15
  • Link:  Audio

3/26/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "They That Wait Upon The Lord" 
  • Text:  Isa. 40:26-31, Ps. 40:1-5
  • Link:  Audio

3/19/2017 Sermon - Bro. Paul Cofer

  • Title:  "The Divinity of Jesus Christ" 
  • Text:  John 15, Prov. 22
  • Link:  Audio

3/12/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Where Are The Nine?" 
  • Text:  Luke 17
  • Link:  Audio

3/5/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Sleep On" 
  • Text:  Matt. 26
  • Link:  Audio

2/26/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "All Of You Shall Be Offended This Night" 
  • Text:  Matt. 26:20
  • Link:  Audio

2/19/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "He Means Well" 
  • Text:  Gen. 3:4-6, Ex. 17
  • Link:  Audio

2/12/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "My Sheep Hear My Voice" 
  • Text:  John 10:27
  • Link:  Audio

2/5/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Understandest Thou What Thou Readest" 
  • Text:  Acts 8:30
  • Link:  Audio

1/29/2017 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Him That Is Weak in the Faith" 
  • Text:  Rom. 14:1-8
  • Link:  Audio

Welcome to the Elkton Baptist Church Website

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We hope you find it informative.

First, we want to take this opportunity to extend a special invitation to you to come visit us. We are a small Baptist Church in a rural setting and we are in our 166th year serving as a church in the Elkton community. We believe at some point in life every person needs redemption and our primary responsibility is to present the Redeemer. We are fundamental in our beliefs and conservative in our practices. Whatever occasion brings you to our area, you are always welcome to our services. We are proud of our history, our present congregation and our desire to further His cause. If you need additional information, please feel free to contact us through any of the resources listed elsewhere.

Thank you again for visiting and may you truly be blessed of the Lord.

Upcoming Events at Elkton Baptist Church

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  • Business Meeting:  January 16th at 7:30 pm
  • Activities Committee Meeting:  January 20th at 8:00 am
  • CPR/AED Training:  January 26th at 8:00 am at Hickory County Rescue Base east of Wheatland
  • Deacons Meeting:  January 27th at 8:30 am

2018 Sermons

Links to Elkton Baptist Church sermons recorded in 2018 are listed below:

12/30/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Incorrect Suppositions"
  • Text:  Luke 2:44-45, Luke 12:51, Mark 6:29, Matt. 20:10, Acts 2:13-15, Acts 16:27
  • Links:  Video  Audio

12/23/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Isaiah's Prophecy of Jesus"
  • Text:  Isa. 53
  • Links:  Video  Audio

12/9/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord"
  • Text:  Luke 1:39-56
  • Links:  Video  Audio

12/2/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "The Most Wonderful Gift"
  • Text:  Gal. 4:1-7
  • Links:  Video  Audio

11/25/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Some of the things that won't be in heaven"
  • Text:  Rev. 21 and 22
  • Links:  Video  Audio

11/18/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation."
  • Text:  Psalms 95 and 96
  • Links:  Video  Audio

11/11/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Keep Jesus the focus of your life!"
  • Text:  1 Cor. 2:1-2
  • Links:  Video  Audio

11/4/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "'How' we observe the Lord's Supper is not as important as 'why' we observe it."
  • Text:  1 Cor. 11:17-34
  • Links:  Video  Audio

10/28/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "What do I have to share?"
  • Text:  Acts 3:1-11
  • Links:  Video  Audio

10/21/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "What shall be the sign of thy coming?" - Part 2
  • Text:  Matt. 24:12-31
  • Links:  Video  Audio

10/14/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "What shall be the sign of thy coming?" - Part 1
  • Text:  Matt. 24:3-12, 27
  • Links:  Video  Audio

10/7/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Art thou he that troubleth Israel?" 
  • Text:  1 Kings 18:1-21
  • Links:  Video  Audio

9/30/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "He Shall Speak For Himself" 
  • Text:  John 9:21, Rom. 14:11-12
  • Links:  Video  Audio

9/23/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Study to Show Thyself Approved Unto God" 
  • Text:  2 Tim. 2:15, James 1:5
  • Links:  Video  Audio

9/16/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Where is the lamb for a burnt offering?" 
  • Text:  Gen. 22:1-14
  • Links:  Video  Audio

9/9/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Majority and Minority Reports" 
  • Text:  Num. 13:26-33, 14:1:21
  • Links:  Video  Audio

9/2/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "What Shall We Do?" 
  • Text:  Acts 2:32-38
  • Links:  Video  Audio

8/26/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "He That Overcometh"
  • Text:  Rev. 2:7, 11, 17, 26-28, Rev. 3:5, 12, 21
  • Links:  Video  Audio

8/19/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Too Late!"
  • Text:  Song 5:6, Matt. 25:1-13
  • Links:  Video  Audio

8/12/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "God's Promise Is Not Slack."
  • Text:  2 Pet. 3:1-14
  • Links:  Video  Audio

8/5/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "But the Tongue No Man Can Tame"
  • Text:  James 1:19, 3:1-18
  • Links:  Video  Audio

7/29/2018 Sermon - Bro. Elvin Green

  • Title:  "The Good Shepherd"
  • Text:  John 10:9-18, 26-30
  • Links:  Video  Audio

7/22/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "For the Preaching of the Cross Is to Them That Perish Foolishness"
  • Text:  1 Cor. 1:18-31
  • Links:  Video  Audio

7/15/2018 Sermon - Bro. Paul Cofer

  • Title:  "Be Not Conformed to this World"
  • Text:  Rom. 12:1-2
  • Links:  Video  Audio

7/8/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Sometimes serious things have to happen in our lives before we get down to business with the Lord."
  • Text:  Ex. 3:6-18
  • Links:  Video  Audio

7/1/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Are You Ready?"
  • Text:  Matt. 24:44, 1 Pet. 3:15, Rom. 1:15-16
  • Links:  Video  Audio

6/24/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "What are you doing here?"
  • Text:  1 Kings 19:1-18
  • Links:  Video  Audio

6/17/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "For by grace are ye saved through faith"
  • Text:  Eph. 2:1-10
  • Links:  Video  Audio

6/10/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Lord, teach us to pray"
  • Text:  Matt 6:5-15
  • Links:  Video  Audio

5/27/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her."
  • Text:  Acts 8:1-11
  • Links:  Video  Audio

5/20/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Yet lackest thou one thing."
  • Text: Acts 8:26-39
  • Links:  Video  Audio

5/13/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "It was a 'little thing' that kept Moses from entering the promised land."
  • Text: Deut. 31:1-6, 32:48-52 and 34:1-8
  • Links:  Video  Audio

4/29/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "What has happened to our excitement with the Lord?"
  • Text:  Acts 3:1-8
  • Links:  Video  Audio

4/22/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "The people that are with thee are too many"
  • Text:  Judges 6:12-13, 7:1-6
  • Links:  Video  Audio

4/15/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "God has placed you here for a purpose!"
  • Text: 1 Cor 12
  • Links:  Video  Audio

4/8/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption."
  • Text:  Eph 4:30, Rev 5
  • Links:  Video  Audio

4/1/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection."
  • Text:  Rev 20:4-14
  • Links:  Video  Audio

4/1/2018 Sermon (Sunrise Service) - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Dry Bones"
  • Text:  Ezek. 37:1-10
  • Links:  Video  Audio

3/25/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Arise and Let Us Go Forth - GET UP!'"
  • Text:  Acts 1:3-4
  • Links:  Video  Audio

3/18/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Showtime!"
  • Text:  1 Kings 18
  • Links:  Video  Audio

3/11/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?"
  • Text:  Matt 16:13-18, John 17:6-8
  • Links:  Video  Audio

3/4/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "The Lord said, 'I Remember and You Have Forgotten'"
  • Text:  Jer 2:1-19, 26-32
  • Links:  Video  Audio

2/18/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "To Obey Is Better Than Sacrifice, and to Hearken Than the Fat of Rams"
  • Text:  1 Sam 15:1-35
  • Links:  Video  Audio

2/4/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "The Lord Had Prepared"
  • Text:  Jonah 4:1-11
  • Links:  Video  Audio

1/28/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Judge Not That Ye Be Not Judged"
  • Text:  Matt 7:1-6, Rom 14:1-4 and 10-12
  • Links:  Video  Audio

1/21/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "As the Days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of Man be."
  • Text:  Matt 24:37-42, 2 Pet 3:3-8
  • Links:  Video  Audio

1/14/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "Miserable Comforters"
  • Text:  Job 16:1-22
  • Links:  Video  Audio

1/7/2018 Sermon - Bro. Kent Parson

  • Title:  "If you love me, keep my commandments."
  • Text:  John 14:14, Matt 22:36-39, 1 Cor 13:4-13, 1 John 3:14-16, 4:17-21
  • Links:  Video  Audio

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