Sometimes church members ask me what is the best translation to use. For a short answer I like the Holman Christian Standard Bible for readability and understanding and the English Standard Version for study and accuracy. The King James is good if you like to read your favorite passages in the version you most often … [Read more…]
Top Ten Hymns – 10. When We All Get to Heaven, originally uploaded by highpeakchurch. Our 10th Favorite Hymn at High Peak Baptist Church.
We will be celebrating the Lord’s Supper during our morning worship service on Sunday September 6th.
A new movie called Fireproof is coming out on Sept. 26. Right now it is only scheduled to be shown in Hickory, but I’d like to see it in Morganton as well. It is a movie by the creators of Facing the Giants. You can watch the trailer for the film below. Also contact the … [Read more…]
This Friday at 8:30 will be our final Outdoor Movie Night. We will be watching the movie below. Bring your own snacks, drinks, friends and seats. If it rains we will move inside the fellowship and still watch the movie. it is a fun film that is enjoyable for the whole family. Kids will love … [Read more…]
Here is the video from Sunday August 24th. This one is funny.
Don’t forget that Saturday, starting at 10:00 am, we will be prayer walking our schools. Prayer walking is a ministry where Christians gather and pray for things as they see them. As they walk around it inspires them to pray together for different things that are noticed as they see the surroundings. High Peak will … [Read more…]
mission08-65 Originally uploaded by highpeakchurch Our church takes a yearly mission trip to West Virginia. A small community called Fireco is where we go. We hand out school supplies to the kids and do a backyard Bible club. This year we had 10 go. It was rained out a little bit so we just held … [Read more…]
Gary Stephens and his wife Ruth are missionaries to Cameroon. He spoke at High Peak recently and this is the video he showed of their work there. He has given us permission to post it here.
One of our members sent an email to me that touched me. I thought I’d share it here. I dreamt that I went to Heaven and an angel was showing me around. We walked side-by-side inside a large workroom filled with angels. My angel guide stopped in front of the first section and said, “This … [Read more…]
The youth took a mission trip to Hendersonville, NC and did work with an organization called Service Works. They partner churches with people in need. Usually this is some kind of house repair or light construction duties. Our youth helped to fix up a family’s home which had been condemned. This would have resulted in … [Read more…]
Just as Jesus used parables, preachers use stories. Starting on Sunday Nights next week (July 13th) we will be enjoying the series "Messages from Mayberry", a four part series on lessons learned from Andy, Barney, Aunt Bea and Opey. At the start of each message we will watch a favorite episode of the Any Griffith … [Read more…]