Josh Wootton

What Makes Southern Baptists Unique?

Next week is the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. This is a unique meeting of churches in that it is technically the only time the Southern Baptist Convention exists. Two days a year like minded churches come together for mutual encouragement and cooperation on issues such as missions, theology, and culture. Those churches …

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Good Friday

Good Friday is a day we remember death. The day affects everyone because death affects everyone. Fifty-five million people a year die. That’s about a hundred and five a minute. That’s two people every second. The author of Hebrews pointed out the brutal fact that it is appointed to every person to die once (Heb. …

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The Future

“Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.” — Proverbs 16:3 Eastern Hills has been here for 65 years. It has not ceased in that time to serve as a beacon of hope for Montgomery. This has always been a congregation that seeks to love the Lord with all our heart, …

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Courage

God tells His people, over and over, to be courageous. Eastern Hills, we are on the cusp of a new year, and no one knows what it will hold. I can tell you this, whatever the year brings, life or death, feast or famine, prosperity or ruin, we, the church must stand courageously. We are …

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The Truth About Revival

“Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?”— Psalm 85:6                 There is something extraordinary (beyond ordinary) about these times. COVID-19, lockdown, racial tensions, protests and riots, and an exasperated political situation have placed our country in a state of uncertainty. When the world is shaken in such an undeniable way, …

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