Little Rock Baptist Church: Millennium 2000 (A Changing Century, A Changeless Christ)

Subjects: Reverend James Holley
Description: This program address the arrival of a new millennium. Here, Pastor Holly emphasizes that although we care in a changing world, Christ will remain the same. In addition to the opening letter fro the pastor and a section of expectant hope, it also includes pages by the “Soul Winning Action team:' dedicated to spreading the gospel, and “People available to Contact and Encourage”; purpose is to uplift and encourage its members in the time of need. This text closes with the pastors annual census, recommendation and a tentative calender of events for the upcoming year.
Date: 2000
Format: Text/jpg
Original Format: Other
Language: English
Rights Management: Little Rock Baptist Church
Contributing Institution: Array
Contributor: Sherell Wiggins
Transcript: Letter from the Pastor
Pastor Holley addresses the arrival of a new millennium. He mentions that, although technology is advancing and the world is changing, Christ is and always will be changeless. He encourages the church to have “expectant hope” so they can look forward with confidence and expectation of the fulfillment of promises made by God.

Expectant Hope
This section stresses to live in expectant hope that God will do what he promises. It says when god brings a time of waiting you should use this time learning to receive him rather than “achieving our way out of life circumstances”. Emphasized is, quietly waiting on god will give a person assurance. The last half of the page is dedicated to a directory of numbers that provides spiritual service dealing with everything from depression, fear and anger to comfort, and encouragement.

Biblical Attitude & History of Giving
Gives a brief Biblical history and attitude of giving and how it pertains to concepts like tithe and free-will giving.

Sacrificial Giving
Page dedicated to sacrificial giving and how it is significant to give out of free will not out of obligation.

P.A.C.E. Discipleship Follow-Up Ministry
What P.A.C.E. stands for is “People Available to Contact and Encourage”. This section is addressed to the purpose and mission of this ministry to help uplift, encourage and give comfort to members who need it.

S.W.A.T. Street Outreach Ministry
What S.W.A.T. stands for is “ Soul Winning Action Team”. This section is addressed to the purpose and mission of this ministry to promote the act spreading the word of Christ not only in the church but around the community.

Pastor's Census
Recordings of the number of sermons preached, marriages performed, funerals conducted, members baptized and more.

Recommendations 2001, Annual Day Chairpersons
Recommendations for annual day chairpersons; people who are in charge of organized and planning yearly events such as the churches anniversary program.

Recommendations for additional items or revisions that are to be added to the various auxiliaries, including funding for events and different times and days pertaining to various activities.

2001 Church Calender of Events
A tentative schedule of the list of events that is supposed to take place in the year of 2001.