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As a Church of Compassion,

we seek to express God’s amazing love to a world in need!

 

We are delighted to introduce you to the life and ministries of Comite Baptist Church – Church of Compassion – in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Comite is an exciting community of believers committed to being a “Church of Compassion.”  We seek to be actively involved in our community and our world.

 

Our site is designed to help you become acquainted with who we are and what we are doing.  We hope you will take time to explore the opportunities for growth and ministry that are available to you at Comite.  Please browse through each page and discover how you can locate our church and find out about the ministries and opportunities for you to grow in your personal relationship with God and with other people.

 

Our hope is that you will become personally familiar with our church family.  If you are looking for a friendly church where the music is Christ-honoring and the Word of God is faithfully proclaimed, then you need look no further!  Comite Baptist Church is made up of people just like you – people from all backgrounds, all walks of life.  We are glad you visited our website and we welcome you to join us for worship this Sunday morning at 10:45 a.m.  To find a complete list of the times of our services, see the Main Menu box (left side) and click Worship Times.

 

•    LOVE PEOPLE

•    PREACH THE GOSPEL

•    BUILD COMMUNITY

 

 

You are always welcome here!  We invite you to join us this Sunday morning at 10:45 a.m.  Come celebrate your faith with us!


Last Updated on Monday, January 28 2019 10:56
 
HE CALLS US BY NAME PDF Print E-mail
Written by Pastor   
Sunday, February 10 2019 00:00

To hear God call our name awes us!

To consider facing such an experience without trembling knees is unthinkable.  To stand before the One, the Author of all that exists, stretches our imaginations to the breaking point.  Then to have that One speak our name transforms and changes life. 

Jesus, too, heard the voice from heaven saying what He already knew.  He was God’s beloved.  What a wonderful message!  To be the beloved Child of the Creator. 

To know one is loved like that transforms and prepares us for anything.  Perhaps that is why the gospels tell us that Jesus left the baptismal moment and God’s affirming voice to go into the desert to be tempted by Satan.

Jesus prevailed because He remembered the voice; He remembered who He was and who was with Him!

God knows us . . . calls us by name . . . we are not strangers!  No! – we are His beloved!

RPJ

– Dale

 
BOUNDARIES PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, January 27 2019 00:00

Ok, here are the facts...

The New Orleans Saints lost last Sunday because you didn’t come to church enough last year.  While we’re being truthful, it’s the same reason that the LSU Tigers lost in overtime to a less talented Texas A&M team and had to play a podunk school like UCF in a bowl game.  Just think of the seasons they both would have had if you actually invited people to worship with you this last year?

Does any of this sound reasonable?

Of course not!

It’s “kiss the blarney-stone” malarkey!!!

We know in both cases it’s grown men playing a game against grown men with an oblong ball, and anything can happen... even bad calls!

I took the chance of incurring your wrath just to accentuate this important point.  Day-by-day we make unique choices in our lives that have a way of creating certain paths for us – then suddenly we wonder, “How did we get to this particular place?”

“Do not move an ancient landmark or enter the fields of the fatherless.”  Proverbs 23:10

Day-by-day, decision by decision we chip away at ancient standards – believing that they are obsolete.  Failing to realize that, when God plants a stone of remembrance (as He does with the Decalogue) He means for it to always be remembered.  No matter what the present day faithless culture may be preaching!

Grown people are busy leading anyone who will listen and follow as far away from the light as possible.  Please don’t assist them ... make the call when those within your sphere of influence begin to cross God’s ancient boundaries.

– Dale

Last Updated on Monday, January 28 2019 11:01
 
GENTLENESS PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, February 03 2019 00:00

Something to think about ...

When developing a disciplined practice, one of the most valuable gifts we can give ourselves is gentleness.  In everyday life we tend to associate discipline with rigidity, rules, and consequences for misbehavior.  Sometimes this kind of discipline is indeed necessary.  However, we tend to downplay the equally important role of gentleness in making changes.

Change requires a great deal of effort from anyone engaged in it –  even if the change is positive.  Change plunges a previously ordered system into temporary chaos, and chaos is stressful.  Gentleness takes into account our effort and stress; treating ourselves gently is a way of offering encouragement and appreciation for the work being done.

From a fellow traveler!

– Dale

Last Updated on Monday, February 04 2019 10:30
 
REMAIN TRUE TO CHRIST PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, January 20 2019 00:00

In a recent sermon, Ravi Zacharias shared what Christianity is facing within our culture today. He stated that as believers “we face Scorn, we face Force, and we face Scheming.”  In the fleshing out of his ideas he shared multiple stories (as he normally does) but the essence of this message was a powerful and poignant warning of societal hostility toward Christians today in twenty-first century America and the world at large.

For example, we are readily and regularly mocked if we state belief and faith in The God of the Bible – the belief that there exists one central Creator of all the universe.  Objection is also pointed toward the idea of exclusivity.  Believing that Christianity is the only truth, and the only way to eternal life – all other paths are an absolute dead end. 

The mockery continues because of insistence that Christians are to walk by faith and not by sight.  This idea seems ludicrous to those outside the body.  Of course adherence to Scripture is also a target of the world’s venom today.  By trusting Scripture, we in fact reject much of the social agenda being pushed by progressives today – and this just won’t do!

Whether you’re aware or not, many cherished and necessary freedoms are being methodically eroded by judicial decisions that are encroaching upon our ability to speak the truth as presented by God through His word.  But concerning as this is, please understand that as American Christianity faces legal battles, today many Christians worldwide are fearing for their very lives.  To remain true to Christ without compromise in the midst of such hellish environments exposes those who have been securely blood-washed and worthy of so great a salvation!

May we proclaim – boldly – and unashamedly – our passion for the Lord of all creation and our Savior, Jesus The Christ!

“So everyone who acknowledges Me before men, I also will acknowledge before My Father who is in heaven, but whoever denies Me before men, I also will deny before My Father who is in heaven.”  Matthew 10:32-33 (ESV)

– Dale

Last Updated on Tuesday, January 22 2019 12:52
 
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Sunday Morning Bible Study

at 9:30 a.m. We offer classes for all ages.  There is something for everyone!

 

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10:45 a.m.

All are welcome!

 

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6:00-7:00 p.m.

Come join us Wednesday evenings as we open the Word of God and discover the treasure inside.   We will worship, pray and study from 6:00-7:00 p.m. each Wednesday in the Comite cafeteria.  Bring a friend!   (There are youth and children’s activities also.)

 

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