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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 welcome to join us this Sunday morning.  Come celebrate your faith with us!


Last Updated on Tuesday, October 02 2018 14:27
 
ON THAT DAY PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, October 14 2018 00:00

“‘On the day when I act, you will tread upon the wicked as if they were dust under your feet,’ says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies.”   Malachi 4:3

The promise within this teaching is just this:  wickedness will not endure.  Those who oppose holiness and righteousness – who oppose God Himself – will discover that the end will be sudden and abrupt.

There is a symmetry contained here within this teaching.  The believer of this prophecy is promised that they will tread upon the wicked as dust and in a sense this means that all wickedness – unrighteous acts – will be tread underfoot as well.  There will come a day that when one breathes, they breathe holiness!

May I suggest that the proper definition of holiness is . . . “You!”  More precisely, you filled with God’s Divine presence.  You become Holy, you “be holy” when your heart is suddenly and violently occupied by the Spirit of God.  In this moment you become God’s excavator – treading down wickedness in your path as if it were dust beneath you feet.

“On that day . . .” you become God’s cry to the world – and if you’ve noticed, the world desperately needs to hear your voice.

– Dale

 
SO MANY QUESTIONS PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, September 30 2018 00:00

“Am I not as free as anyone else?  Am I not an apostle?  Haven’t I seen Jesus our Lord with my own eyes?  Isn’t it because of my work that you belong to the Lord?  Don’t we have the right to live in your homes and share your meals?  Don’t we have the right to bring a believing wife with us as the other apostles and the Lord’s brothers do, and as Peter does?  6. Or is it only Barnabas and I who have to work to support ourselves?”  1 Corinthians 9:1, 4-6 (NLT)

So many questions!

Do you think Paul is having an identity crisis?

No probably not, but the questions he’s asking do seem to go deeper than just a rhetorical set up.  Paul is grappling . . . with the same queries that each of us face from time to time.

What about me? . . . . Why am I struggling in this way or that?

Here’s the only answer I have for us in this moment . . . we’re not all spotted owls or striped cows.

Think about it!

– Dale

 
TEACH ME YOUR WAY PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, October 07 2018 00:00

The psalmist says,

“teach me Your way O Lord...”

But is that what we actually desire?

His request may not be ours at all?

His way requires a longing to know... and a willingness to trudge.

I picture a determined traveler with machete in hand – willing to hack his/her way through the jungle for the sole reason of being closer to God.  Obstacles matter very little to the determined follower. They, like the psalmist, move forward no matter how dense and tangled the way becomes.

His request is likely not ours because we have grown accustomed to the instantaneous and the immediate.  We’ve bought into quick fixes bringing rapid changes and glowing results with minimal effort.  “Teach me Your way,” has been replaced with, “show me the destination” and I'll figure it out.

We must understand, however, that “becoming” cannot be made easy – it must always require whittling away the unnecessary and unfit.  It’s only after much instruction can we be taught where to actually begin.

If you think you’ve arrived – you’ve only just begun!

Do you truly desire to know the way... His way?

– Dale

Last Updated on Monday, October 08 2018 13:34
 
RESTITUTION PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, September 23 2018 00:00

How does one find restitution?

We cannot in our own strength, or ability, restore a brokenness that we barely perceive.  The gaping holes and jagged wounds are precipitated by undiscovered fractures causing irrevocable erosion within our souls.

We do not see . . . therefore we do not act!

Our God though, is The Master of His craft.  Thus He knows, and has a perfect solution for being made wonderfully whole.  An action, accomplished by “A Person” that no one else could possibly perform.

Jesus!

Jesus, in His love, came to us, for us . . . snatching the hammer of destruction from the hands of the destroyer.  In His finished work upon our cross – which He made His cross – He provides a way for each of us to be fully restored!

Did you hear what I said?  “Fully Restored!”

Cleansed and remade.  We then become throughly filled with His divine peace.  Thank you Father! 

Today we abandon every false way . . . for You!

– Dale

Last Updated on Monday, September 24 2018 12:54
 
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Sunday Morning Bible Study

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

 

Sunday Morning Worship

10:45 a.m.

All are welcome!

 

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Bible Study

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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