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A Mission Trip Destination on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

From The Rebuild Lakeshore Blog:

Held Up by Operation Round Up

A rotten beam almost shut down the Mercy House, but with the help of a grant from Coast Electric members we are now stronger than ever. The Mercy House serves as the benevolence ministry platform of Lakeshore Baptist Church. We seek to demonstrate tangible acts of mercy to our community in a variety of ways….

Feeding the Gulf Coast

We gave away nearly 20,000 lbs of food in one day. Potatoes, carrots, squash, eggplant, sweet potatoes, frozen catfish, and more. Lakeshore Baptist Church, in partnership with Feeding the Gulf Coast, wants to fight food insecurity in our community. We do not want anyone to go hungry in Hancock County. Over 20 local volunteers worked…

Partnership Gulf Coast – Summer 2022

We are having a great mission trip summer on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Partnership Gulf Coast, a program of our Mississippi Gulf Coast Baptist Association, recruits summer mission trips from churches from across the country to team up with local churches in their ministry efforts. In July, Rebuild Lakeshore hosted Lakewood Baptist Church and Sherwood…

Football Retreat

This past weekend we hosted a football team from the Christian Home Educators (CHEF) of Baton Rouge, LA. The home schooled young men displayed exemplary Christian character as they practiced at the Lakeshore Ball Field, ran the beach, studied 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, did some work in the garden, hung out at the bunk house, and…

Making Connections, Tarping Roofs

In the wake of Hurricane Ida, my good friend Cary Kimbrell, Pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Laurel MS called me to connect with needs down in South Louisiana. Jason and Lee McCoy of New Hope Baptist Church in Mendenhall, MS had a trailer full of tarps and water they wanted to donate to those…

Reformation Church and the 10 Commandments Retreat

Can you recite the 10 Commandments in order? Reformation Church, of Baker LA, spent June 10-13 with us for a Mission Trip / Retreat. They asked me to do most of the teaching where we focused on the Decalogue. Over the long weekend they memorized the 10 commandments from Exodus 20 as a foundation for…

Mission Trips and the Providence of God

Lifepointe Fellowship planned a mission trip to Arkansas, but God had other plans for them this summer. Ten days before the nearly 60 person group were to hit the road, their destination project fell through. As mission trip veterans, they turned to one of their previous mission trip partners, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Baptist Association….

Istrouma Baptist Disaster Relief on the Gulf Coast

For the last 3 Thursdays, a volunteer chainsaw crew from Istrouma Baptist Church has made their way from Baton Rouge to Lakeshore to lend a hand in our clean-up efforts. The Disaster Relief Ministry , led by William Davis began this year amid a very active Gulf Coast hurricane season. The team not only removed…

Hurricane Zeta Disaster Relief Food Give-Away

Lakeshore Baptist Church continues to minister tangible help and hope in the name of Christ, despite damage to their own church building. Securing pallets of Disaster Relief food boxes from Feeding the Gulf Coast, we distributed hundreds of pounds of nonperishable groceries following Hurricane Zeta.