Welcome! Hardin Baptist is a multigenerational, SBC Church that is growing, friendly, and excited about what God is doing in our Church.
The Church in short: Average attendance for worship is around 160, with a great Nursery and Children's Church.
Worship is a blend of mostly hymns with some comtemporary music, and some great soloists.
Classes (including nursery) for all ages at every service. (see schedule on left)
Located about 3 miles west of White Hall on Highway 270 (Sheridan Highway).
We love the Lord Jesus, one another, and would love to include you in our circle of family and friends.
Come see us this Sunday; let's worship Him together. ~Pastor Johnny D. Taylor
BAD WEATHER POLICY:
If Church Service is cancelled due to weather, the decision will be made by 7:30 on Sunday morning, and by 3:30 on Sunday afternoon.
Cancellations will be posted on the Church website (www.hardinbaptistchurch.org) and on the Hardin Baptist Church Facebook page.
If you need to be notified with a phone call, please write your name, phone number, and the word "ICE" on a card and place it in the offering plate, or call the Church Office to be added to the call list.
If you or your child is sick, contagious, running a fever, etc, please contact us so we can pray for you, and remain at home until you are better.
We'll also cut back on hand shaking for the next couple of months since shaking hands with 100 people is a great way to spread germs.
Please be especially considerate of babies and the elderly as they are more susceptible to germs. A warm smile and a kind word will suffice.
But we won't be "germaphobes" that allow fear to keep us from serving and worshipping the Lord.
So if you're not contagious, put on your "Sunday Glad Rags", grab the hand sanitizer, say a prayer of protection, and come on to Church!
Yes we are having Church today!
There is no ice on the parking lot.
Drive safely and I'll see you at Hardin Baptist Church.
Sunday School at 10:00
Worship at 11:00
There will be no Wednesday Nite Services this week. It's New Year's Eve, so enjoy seeing the old year out and the new year in.
Please be careful, and we'll see everybody at Church on Sunday Morning.
(Start your New Year right by attending Sunday School at 10:00 and Worship at 11:00)
Take some time to review 2014. How did it go for you? What went well? What did not go well? What do you need to work on in 2015?
Thank God for the victories, and ask His strength to overcome failures and move forward.
Plan your year; don't let life just "happen" to you. Here's a simple, powerful way to begin:
1. Who do you want to BE this year? What Character Traits do you want to develop to make yourself into a better version of you? Make a WRITTEN LIST of no more than five.
2. What are some of the Key Actions that a person with those Character Traits engages in? List 3-5 for each of those Character Traits.
3. What Habits do you need to develop to build those Key Actions consistently into your life? WRITE THEM DOWN. Be sure that each one is SPECIFIC and MEASURABLE.
4. Build a Daily Plan whereby you DO these Habits every day.
5. Draw up a chart, list, file, check-off sheet, or something for the month of January so that you can Track your daily Habits.
6. Fill in your Daily Check-Off sheet at the same time each day.
7. At the end of the month (or week) score yourself and make a better List for the next month (or week).
BE a more godly person.
Action: Prayer time
Habit that will build that into my life: Daily Morning 15 Minute Prayer Time, Mon-Fri.
Specific and measurable; either I did it today or I didn't.
Put a check mark or "X" on my sheet.
God Bless and Happy New Year
Bro. Johnny Taylor
What a wonderful day God blessed us with at Hardin Baptist Church on Sunday.
The Choir and Bro. Randy did a fantastic job on the Christmas Cantata Sunday morning, and the Lord added a dear lady to our Family.
Sunday evening the kids did a great job on their play, “The Christmas Cross”.
As we wrap up the year may we all remember that Jesus is the reason for EVERY Season.
Merry Christmas, and God Bless
~Bro. Johnny Taylor
December 14, 2014
God blessed us with another beautiful day at Hardin Baptist Church. It’s so nice to see all the smiling faces in the Lord’s House on Sunday morning, and a great joy to watch all those smiling children marching off to Children’s Church.
I got the opportunity to preach about the true meaning of Christmas and the importance of making that a part of our family holiday traditions, and the Lord blessed us with two additions to our Church family.
Our new Family Life Center is coming along. Electrical, A/C, sheetrock, power lines and a new pole, all moved us closer to completion.
This Wednesday evening we’ll have the Christmas party for the kids (including Santa), and Sunday we’ll have our Cantata in the morning and the Kid’s Christmas Play in the evening.
This is a very busy time of year for everyone, but don’t be distracted by the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Remember the message delivered by God through the angel…
“Fear not, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the City of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:10-11)
Report for Sunday, Nov 30, 2014
Another wonderful day at Hardin with lots of folks and many guests even though we had many who were sick or travelling.
Sunday morning we got Namaan the leper humble enough to dunk him in the Jordan seven times. Sunday night we gave all our rights up to the One who owns us, having purchased us with His precious blood.
God blessed us with the addition of a young lady, and we are very happy to have this family as part of our Church family.
Tuesday: A truckload of sheetrock has arrived at the new building.
Sunday report for Nov 23, 2014
“Bless the LORD O my soul and all that is within me; bless His Holy Name!” Ps 103:1
God blessed us with another good day at Hardin Baptist Church on Sunday. We had plenty of members and Guests alike.
About 125 of us stayed for Thanksgiving lunch. And “thank you” to everyone who did your usual outstanding job in serving the Lord through serving His people.
Monday evening we had eleven men attend a short work night on the new building. We cleaned out some stuff, moved some material, and hung some insulation. Again, thank you for all your help.
I would also personally like to say “thank you” to the many people who wished me well on my birthday. I have survived turning “#8” years old, and I appreciate all the well wishing, greetings, and prayers on my behalf. May God bless you for your kindness.
Now especially to our great God and King, the Lord Jesus Christ, be all the thanksgiving, all the honor, glory and praise. He is so very good to us all.
May His Spirit of peace, joy, and love warm your heart, keep you safe, and drive away your fears.
Week's report: We had our annual Harvest Festival Friday night and had our expected 250-300 people in all, including dozens of our wonderful workers (THANK YOU!). We got lots of good prospects from the forms we had them fill out at the entrance. (forms included tabs for their names to go into the door prize drawings for about 50-75 prizes.) Sunday we had a houseful again (about 150-160 in adult worship) and the Children's Church kids packed "Christmas Child Shoeboxes" to be dedicated next Sunday. I preached the second part of a series on "Raising Kids" and told everything I know about raising teenagers. That part took about 5 minutes; the rest was filler. God is faithful, and Almighty. Praise His Holy Name. "Our society is driven by fear, everything from ebola, to ISIS, to poor cell phone coverage. Yet God says if we get "the fear of the LORD" right, we need not fear anything else. All other fear is not from the LORD. Here are a couple of verses that I hope will enCOURAGE you:" "For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind." ~2 Timothy 1:7 "The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?" ~ Psalm 27:1 "Fear not..." ~in the Bible 365 times.
Picking up speed on the new building.
God is good, all the time.
We thank God for the salvation of one of our boys at Church. He was saved Thursday night at home and came forward Sunday morning to make it public and for baptism.
God is good, all the time.
Our hearts and prayers go out to those who have lost loved ones recently. May the grace of God give you comfort and hope. You are in our prayers.
God is awesome.
If the roads are icy, stay off them.
Have "Home Church" instead. Get dressed, get your Bible, play some Christian music, have a time of worship, Bible reading, and prayer. And we'll see you at Church next time.
If in doubt, check this website.
If still in doubt, call Bro. Johnny.
Heaven's gain is our loss. Thank God for the memories of our beloved people.
Then answered I them, and said unto them, The God of heaven, He will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build:
Neh 2:20 (KJV)
God's blessing on Hardin Baptist Church has resulted in a need to build additional facilities, and the Church has voted to pursue a building program. Exciting, isn't it? I am filled with anticipation and joy at the prospects of what the Almighty has in store for this Church and our area. Let's keep praying, working, loving God and one another, and expecting Him to keep pouring out His grace and blessing.
God bless us as we "arise and build". Bro. Johnny