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2017 Aug - Sept Issue The Messenger

2017 Aug - Sept Issue The Messenger

The West Virginia Free Will Baptist Messenger is a publication by the WV State Association of Free Will Baptist. This magazine is currently being published 3 times per year.

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The West Virginia

Messenger

Summer 2017 | Volume 17 Number 3| West Virginia State Association of Free Will Baptists

Study to shew thyself approved
unto God, a workman that
needeth not to be ashamed,
rightly dividing the word of
truth.
(2 Timothy 2:15)

IN PERSPECTIVE with the promotional director

Greeting from your new State the end result may bring about greater fellowship,
Promotional Director. If you are adoration, praise, and worship of our Lord and Savior,
not yet aware, Brother Carl Lilly retired Jesus Christ.
and moved to Florida, and at the West
Virginia State Association in June, I As your State Promotional Director I have been
was elected to fill this office. As such, very busy since the State Association: I have visited
I would ask that you pray that God will the Brotherhood, Greenbrier Nicholas, Beckley,
give me the abilities to do the job, the guidance to make Eastern Panhandle, and Kanawha Conferences; visited
right decisions, the direction in which He would have Dry Branch, Chesapeake, Loudendale, and Crown
our state to go, the compassion to love our people, and Hill churches; attended the National Association in
the humility to serve the Free Will Baptist across our Louisville, Ky.; attended a Women Active for Christ
great state. meeting for the African women from the Ivory Coast,
As your State Promotional Director, I want to and a dinner for them with various State Leaders;
try and bring more unity to our churches across our attended meetings with the Mission Board, the Christian
state. I want to try and get those that feel left out - to Education Board, the Executive Committee, and the
feel needed and get involved in our State Association. Publication Board; attended the wakes of Dale Hadley
I want the ideals, and goals of the State Association, and Andy Maynard (both long time F.W.B. ministers
to represent all our churches. I want to expand upon and pastors); have talked with numerous State and
what Brother Carl Lilly did with the calling system by National leaders, gathering information and materials
using it even on the local level, to promote revivals, which I believe can, and will be helpful to the people
conferences, and other activities that are specific to of our State Association of Free Will Baptist. I have
certain areas. I also want to promote education, and been working on a Power Point presentation, which I
training opportunities to Ministers, Deacons, and Lay can take to our churches, to show them all the different
People across our state, by working with Brother Jim programs and opportunities that are available to our
Cox and the seminars he puts together. I also want people.
to put educational materials (information, lessons,
classes, resources, etc.) on the State Website, so they It has been a busy time - but a blessed time. I have
are easy to access. I think we, as a State Association, very much enjoyed the fellowship and encouragement
should try to offer whatever help, resources, and I have received. Please continue to pray for me as I
assistance we can to struggling churches (even if it is travel across our state, that God will encourage and
only our prayers and our moral support). I want to try richly bless our people.
and motivate our Pastors, Deacons, Church Leaders,
and Lay Members, to be more involved in their local Rev Rickie Holstein
church, conference, and the State Association, that State Promotional Director

Message from the Moderator

Greetings, I thought of an experience I had as a young boy that I
have never forgotten. I was helping my older brother
As I prayed about what to write, I felt impressed build a building. We were to the roof section and he
to encourage us to follow Paul’s instructions; (and cut me a rafter for a pattern. He intended for me to use
the things that thou hast heard of me among many the one pattern board to mark all the rafters. I didn’t
witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who follow instructions. I would mark one then use it to
shall be able to teach others also. II Tim. 2:2). When I mark the next one, then use that one to mark the next
think of so many that are lost, when I think of so many one, and so on. I kept getting off a little more with
that are deceived through the fables that are being each rafter that I marked. Needless to say, by the time
taught, it breaks my heart. Oh what a great need there I got to the last one, I was way off. I had to go back
is for us to preach the WORD. What a great need for and use the same one to mark each rafter and then they
us to commit the SAME to FAITHFUL men. My dear were all right. The Word of God is no different, Paul
brothers, if there ever was a time that we need to know said “the SAME commit thou to faithful men, who
the WORD and preach the WORD, it is the day in which shall be able to teach others also.” When he used the
we live. A lie can be changed a hundred different ways word SAME, he was refering to the Word of God and
and still be a lie, but the truth cannot be changed and sound doctorine, if we don’t commit the SAME each
still remain the truth. Small changes in calculations time, we’ll get farther and farther off. May God help
have resulted in planes colliding, ships sinking, and us to be faithful to His Word......
many other disasters, but being wrong about the word
of God can have eternal consequences. Rev Earl White
WV State Moderator

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Messenger John.15
Devotional
[1] I am the true vine, and my Father is the hus-
Assistant Moderator: bandman.
Rev. Mike Smith [2] Every branch in me that beareth not fruit
he taketh away: and every branch that beareth
Connected to the Vine fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more
fruit.
Before you read this devotion please take the time to [3] Now ye are clean through the word which I
read St. John 15:1-17. In verse one Jesus said, I am the true have spoken unto you.
vine, and my Father is the husbandman. One thing to notice, [4] Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch can-
Jesus said that He is the true vine, whom God has given so not bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine;
that the whole world can be saved is the truth. As Jesus no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
continued speaking he also said that the Father took away [5] I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that
branches that bare no fruit, but purged those that did so that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth
they may bring forth more fruit. In verse three Jesus said, forth much fruit: for without me ye can do noth-
Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken to ing.
you. The only way we are going to have fellowship with [6] If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a
God the Father and his Son Jesus Christ is when we have branch, and is withered; and men gather them,
been washed by the word. Then, we can abide with Him and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.
and He with us. Webster defines the word abide “to stay [7] If ye abide in me, and my words abide in
or live somewhere: to remain or continue”. As a branch you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be
we will never be able to work the work of God unless we done unto you.
are abiding in the vine. The vine is our only source of life. [8] Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear
Listen how sad it will be for those branches that do not stay much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
connected, they wither and die and men gather them and [9] As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved
you: continue ye in my love.
cast them into the fire and they are burned. [10] If ye keep my commandments, ye shall
abide in my love; even as I have kept my Fa-
Our lives produce a fruit and the condition of our heart ther’s commandments, and abide in his love.
determines what type of fruit we show. When our heart is [11] These things have I spoken unto you, that
surrendered to God, our life will produce a fruit that will my joy might remain in you, and that your joy
glorify God then can we be His disciples. When our heart might be full.
isn’t surrendered to God and we aren’t abiding in the true [12] This is my commandment, That ye love one
vine, then we will produce the works of the flesh that Paul another, as I have loved you.
spoke of in Galatians 5. I want to leave you with a thought. [13] Greater love hath no man than this, that a
In Genesis chapter 49 Jacob calls his sons together to bless man lay down his life for his friends.
them. As he begins to speak to Joseph he called him a fruitful [14] Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I
bough, even a fruitful bough by a well, whose branches run command you.
over the wall. We all need that source of water that comes [15] Henceforth I call you not servants; for the
from the well, it is our source of life. Jacob spoke many servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I
things but listen to verse twenty four; the arms of his hands have called you friends; for all things that I have
were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob. heard of my Father I have made known unto
Bearing fruit and staying connected to the true vine may you.
not be pleasing to the flesh, but God is working in us that [16] Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen
our Joy might remain and that our Joy may be full. He will you, and ordained you, that ye should go and
strengthen the arms of our hands just as he did for Joseph. bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should re-
main: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father
3 THE MESSENGER • Fall 2017 in my name, he may give it you.
[17] These things I command you, that ye love
one another.

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MISSION BOARD of the

West Virginia State Association of Free WillBaptist

International Missions:

Jonathan and Amy Postlewaite -- write . . .
“With the fall quickly approaching, we are praying about and planning our strategies to make disciples
and plant a church (or churches) in our city and the surrounding region... Our city is divided into sev-
eral ‘neighborhoods.’ Each of these neighborhood contains several thousand people. We would like
to see Bible studies and home groups started in these areas as a way to reach more people in the entire
city. Amy has seen great success with several different English clubs and classes over the last year and
will start them up again soon in just a few weeks. Please pray that she will be able to bring in more
people who we can get to know and eventually share the Gospel.”

Tim and Lydia Awtrey -- write . . .
“I have a small garden in Bulgaria where every year we plant some corn, tomatoes, peppers, etc. There
is nothing better than picking a fresh strawberry or tomato out of your own garden. However, those
fresh fruits and vegetables have a price. Digging up the soil, planting, watering, hours of weeding and
pruning are necessary for a healthy garden. Church planting in Bulgaria is much like planting a home
garden. A lot of work must go in to the soil, weeding and pruning before one can enjoy the fruits of
their labor... It is not easy and involves hard work. Yet, it is my hope that one day there will be several
generations of believers and many healthy Free Will Baptist churches in Bulgaria. They will not think
of our struggles and challenges, but will be able to enjoy the fruits of a healthy Christian community
that gives glory to Jesus. “

Home Missions:

Josue Rivera --
Brother Josue has been busy in the Eastern Panhandle Working with the Roca Church (the existing
Hispanic church), and trying to establish the 2nd Hispanic church there. He has been visiting with, and
having Bible Studies in the home of several Hispanics. He hopes to begin regular services in the near
future, and get the 2nd church going. Pray for him and the unreached Hispanics in that area, that God
may richly bless.

Morgantown Area --
I would ask that you continue to pray for the Morgantown area of W.V. The Mission Board has been
praying and seeking for someone to go to that area and start a Mission Church. We now have a young
man and his family that are very interested in going there and planting a Free Will Baptist Church.
Please pray that everything will work out, and that this will be the beginning of greater things yet to
come.

Mission Board Members:

Rev. Rex Cox (304-684-9458); Rev. Rickie Holstein (304-595-4246); Rev. Raybon Cook 304-682-6168);
Rev. H.B. (Bert) Hall (304-400-4799); John Poling (304-684-3433); Rev. Joseph Fortner (304-525-2280);

Rev. John Hudson (304-342-2879); Rev. G.W. Mounts (304-475-3446)

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Churches Praying Ministers Desiring
for a Pastor to Pastor

Your Info Your Info
Belongs Here Belongs Here

If your church is praying that God will send If you are a minister who feels God is leading

them a pastor, please send us your church name you to pastor a church, please send us your name

and contact information so we can list you in and contact information so we can list you in this

this section of the WV FWB Messenger. section of the WV FWB Messenger.

THE CRUCIBLE

Without warning, a life experience rocks your world and jolts your soul! Sleepless nights ensure: tears
become your constant companion; peace of mind vanishes; and the God who has always been your Refuge
is suddenly silent. Faith says there’s a reason – just hold on. Dangling near the edge of a deep precipice in
your life, you manage to tie a knot in faith’s rope and cling tightly for your life. Seizing every moment of
your peril, satan constantly buffets and wearies you to the point of collapse. Where is God?
Months pass as your faith is sorely tired. Your body begins to show the strain of sleep loss and poor ap-
petite. Then, God breaks His silence! He shows you a huge rock rolling down a slope, stopping in your
pathway ahead. God speaks: “Rest here. This is your Ebenezer Rock. I have brought you this far. You Rest
while I work..” Gratefully you climb up onto the rock to rest – not fret!

Behold! From the rock you witness impossibilities transpire and miraculous changes taking place. You at
last begin to get a glimpse into God’s great purposes – a glimpse that offers a ray of hope and a soothing
balm to your troubled mind. Eventually, you sense it’s time to climb down from your resting rock. You can
resume your journey of life, but with cautious steps on wobbly legs. However, you now carry in your heart
new precepts learned from your great trial:
1. When God is silent, He is still there, just as the sun is still behind dark clouds.
2. Though guiltless, we must be humbly willing to suffer for the Master and for His kingdom purposes,
even though we don’t understand.
3. God owes us no explanation for what He does, though He graciously gives insight from time to time.
4. We must relinquish the reigns of control from our bloodied hands into His capable hands. Imagine how
the devil laughs when he sees the reigns of life in mortal hands!

Godly men and women, though innocent, are not shielded from heartaches and suffering. Jesus was inno-
cent – He suffered. But it is HOW we emerge from our fiery crucible of trial that tests our character and
either strengthens or crushes us. Tie a knot! Hold on!
Note: The words “satan” and “devil” were purposely not capitalized I choose to give him no honor.

Glenna Price
Good Hope FWB

Reedy, WV

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Great Commission >Personal gift from Cornerstone FWB . . . . .$ 300.00
>Personal gift from Central FWB . . . . . . . . .$ 300.00
News >Gift from Big Lynn FWB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 300.00
>Cash gifts received at Chesapeake . . . . . . . .$ 52.00
>Gift from Little Creek FWB . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 100.00
>Gift card from KY WAC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 25.00
My Beloved West Virginia Free Will Baptists, >Gift from Pastor Ray Williamson and Sue .. $ 100.00
>Gift from Faith FWB, Lavalette . . . . . . . . . .$ 50.00
Deborah Amiezi and Solange Kambire, our Ivorian >Personal gift from Sophia WAC . . . . . . . . . $ 100.00
sisters in Christ, have come and gone. Their trip to our TOTAL RECEIVED $3827.00
state was a great success. They and I want to thank TOTAL DISBURSED $1647.47
you for everything that you did to make this happen. (food, transportation, part of hotel expenses)
THANK YOU VERY MUCH! Details are with the State Treasurers
BALANCE $2179.53
The following is a listing of your contributions. NOTE:
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words, and acts of love. But God saw and Pastor &WFailml Bilayp. tRisetvW. IosmaieanhA&ssJoecsisaitciaonH’sa(tWfieolmd,eMn ocfKthinelGeyood
He will bless you!
& EzeNkeiwels.) (FPeimctirneinteoCthenetleerfntoswhobweisnngebwuibltuiinldBionngd.)oukou,
> Our Wonderful Lord Who does all things well and Cote d’Ivoire. God has worked through you to do great
greatly blesses His children. things!
>The WV WNAC officers who enthusiastically God willing, in the next edition, I will share more about
responded to the Ivorian sisters’ desire to visit us. the effects of our sisters’ visit to WV.
>The three WAC groups who graciously hosted our
regional events: Chesapeake (Charleston area); Prince Until He Comes,
of Peace (Huntington area); Cornerstone (Beckley His and Your Servant,
area). Deborah and Solange really appreciated your Alice F. Smith,
gifts of perfume, jewelry, scarves, WV souvenirs, and 304-949-2713
cash for personal expenses. .
>State Association and Mission Board leaders and
wives who came together for an evening of food and
fellowship at the Bob Evans Restaurant. Your presence
truly honored our sisters.
>The important collaboration of WNAC and
International Missions in Tennessee.

>Gift from WV State Association of FWB’s $1500.00
>Gift from WV State Mission Board . . . . . . $1000.00

A REAL TREASURE

“The king shall joy in thy strength, O Lord; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!” [Psalm 21: 1]
Jesus is a true treasure. You can’t put a price on a relationship with Jesus! I would rather have Him than vast
amounts of silver or gold. How awesome He is to me! I truly treasure Him in my life! He will be a real treasure
to the believer who truly lives for Him. “In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me
in thy righteousness.” {Psalm 31:1] Jesus will be a true friend who can be relied on. You don’t have to let fear
or doubt control your life. Trusting Jesus means more than having earthly treasures
that are uncertain. A relationship with Jesus is an investment in eternity! Why settle
for less than the best! If you do not know Jesus as your personal Saviour, make Him
your treasure. He has real value that will not decrease with time. Jesus is a real treasure!

Brother Darrell Wellman
7 THE MESSENGER • Fall 2017

WAC News with Sister Jody Sullivan

Reflections on the church in Ivory Coast: they gave of their time, their talent and their love
The ladies in the church I attend recently did of God. One of the most precious things Bro.
a Bible study on the life of David. The most Lonnie did was to translate the New Testament
fascinating part to me was when David had already into Kolongo so these sweet people could have a
fought his battles, conquered his enemies and was New Testament in their own language!
well advanced in years. He is almost ready to die. It wasn’t long until others moved others into the
Even though David is an old man, he still has a area to help building His Kingdom there. God
heart for God. called the Mayhews to help the Sparks. Later,
One day as he is meditating, he realizes that he is Dr. and Mrs. Miley were called to care for the
living an extravagant life in a beautiful palace… people’s physical needs.
but God is still residing in a tent. So he decides Small acts of continued kindnesses tendered
that he will build a Temple for God to dwell in. hearts and gave credibility to these missionaries
As you read the story in I Chronicles 29, God and their God. Eventually souls were saved.
tells him he can’t build the Temple because he is Spiritual babies began to grow and God gave
a “bloody” man. A man of peace, Solomon, has wisdom to these new believers as they grew in
been chosen to erect the building. grace, knowledge and faith.
Even though David’s plans have been vetoed by Men were trained and began pastoring and leading
God, David decides he will do what he can to help churches. Others worked alongside the leadership
so he personally gives great wealth to start the by leading the singing and teaching. They began
building. The children of Israel are called together to become independent in the work of the Lord.
and God says to the people, “Give Solomon a hand This is a success story - we must remember the
in building the Temple. He’s going to need it.” missionary’s job is to work himself out of his
The people are asked to give freely and the people job.
responded. They gave freely and wholeheartedly In 1970, it was reported that there were 6000+
just like David did. The people also contributed to believers in Ivory Coast that attend 19 churches
the work with manual labor. and 70 other locations each week to joyfully
Everybody did their part! Some provided the worship God.
materials and the finances, some oversaw the While many of us have given finances and some
work while others did the physical labor…but have gone and labored with the people (such as
they all did their part. Sis. Alice Smith), we can both enjoy praising God
“Where is she going with this?” you might ask. I for what He has done in Ivory Coast. One of these
believe we can apply this same story to the work days, we’ll gather - every tribe, tongue and nation
in Ivory Coast! Even though there were no FWB and give the Lord the praise He is due. Amen!
missionaries in the Ivory Coast until the late
1950’s, God had a plan. Someone paved the way Pray for us as we pray for you.
with the government. God placed the call to “go” Jody Sullivan
in the hearts of a young couple, Lonnie & Anita
Sparks. WV WAC President
The Sparks gave a lot to the people in Ivory Coast:

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Our Arminian

Heritage

Submitted by: Rev. James Sturgill

One of the members of a church where I was pas-

tor was asked by a visitor one day, “Why Free Will CHURCH COVENANT
Baptist? What does your church believe that makes

you different from other Baptists?” Having given ourselves to God, by faith in Christ, and
Unfortunately, the member answered, “Our pas- adopted the Word of God as our rule of faith and practice,
tor is out of town at the moment, but when he gets we now give ourselves to one another by the will of God
back, he can answer your question.” in this solemn covenant. We promise, by His grace, to love
and obey Him in all things, to avoid all appearance of evil,
If you had been that member, could you have an- to abstain from all sinful amusements and unholy confor-

swered? Do you know our heritage? Do you know mity to the world, from all sanction of the use and sale
of intoxicating beverages, and to “provide things honest
what we believe, and where we came from? in the sight of all men.” We agree faithfully to discharge
Free Will Baptists have a long and rich his- our obligations in reference to the study of the Scriptures,
secret prayer, family devotions, and social worship; and
tory dating from 1935. Looking back even farther, by selfdenial, faith, and good works endeavor to “grow in
we can see this rich history on display in 1780 in grace and the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus
New Durham, New Hampshire, as well as in 1727

in Chowan, North Carolina. Christ.” We will not forsake the assembling of ourselves
Even more, in an article in CONTACT MAGA- together for church conferences, public worship, and the
observance of the ordinances of the Gospel; nor fail to pay
ZINE of August 1979, William F. Davidson states: according to our ability for the support of the church, of
“The latter work (An Early History of the Free Will its poor, and all its benevolent work. We agree to accept
Baptists) proved a historical link between the Free Christian admonition and reproof with meekness, and to

Will Baptists and the General Baptist work begun watch over one another in love, endeavoring to “keep the
unity of the Spirit” in the bonds of peace, to be careful
by Paul Palmer in Chowan, NC in 1727. The two of one another’s happiness and reputation, and seek to
groups used the General Baptist Statement of Faith strengthen the weak, encourage the afflicted, admonish
(the first Free Will Baptist Confession, 1812, is vir- the erring, and as far as we are able, promote the suc-
tually a verbatim copy of the 1660 English General cess of the church and of the Gospel. We will everywhere
Baptist Confession.)” hold Christian principle sacred and Christian obligations

As one compares the doctrinal content of our and enterprises supreme; counting it our chief business in
Free Will Baptist Statement of Faith, and our Free life to extend the influence of Christ in society, constantly
Will Baptist Church Covenant, with the “first Free praying and toiling that the kingdom of God may come,
Will Baptist Confession, 1812”, it becomes evi- and His will be done on earth as it is in heaven. To this end
dent that they have their origins in the teachings of we agree to labor for the promotion of educational and
denominational enterprises, the support of missions, the

Jacob (James) Arminius in “The Remonstrance” of success of Sunday schools, and evangelistic efforts for the
salvation of the world. And may the God of peace sanctify
1610, as well as in the writings of Thomas Helwys us wholly, and preserve us blameless unto the coming of
and John Smyth, pastors along with Arminius who
continued the work after Arminius passed away on our Lord Jesus Christ.

October 19, 1609.
(See:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Articles_

www.wvfwb.orgof_Remonstrance)

9 THE MESSENGER • Fall 2017

Flood Relief Bethel FWB Church
Hurricane Harvey
Pastor Terry Hatcher, and the
W.V. State Mission Board is ac- church are pleased to have received
cepting donations for flood victims into membership on August 30, Sis-
in Texas. If you of your church ter Helen Shupe and Brother Larry
wishes to donate, make your check
out to W.V. Mission Board, in the McKinney.
memo write Flood Relief. All mon-
ies will be sent to the Texas State
Mission Board to be distributed to
Free Will Baptist churches and in-
dividuals affected by the flooding.
Mail to W.V. Mission Board, P.O.
Box 4624, Charleston, W.V. 25364.
If you have any questions, call 304-

595-4246.

List of the National Youth Competitors from WV:

Gabby and Allyssa grade 4 Group Bible Memory McCorkle Third Place
Randi and Hayden grade 5 Group Bible Memory McCorkle First Place
Karrah Johnson Grade 8 Individual Bible Memory McCorkle First Place
Hannah Johnson Grade 11 Individual Bible Memory McCorkle First Place
Half Notes Grades 1-3 Ensemble Central Third Place
Heavenly Notes Grades 1-3 Group Sign Language Central Third Place
Scene 4 Him Grades 4-6 Dramatic Duo Central Second Place
Christopher Adkins Grade 6 Painting Central First Place
Bella Dingess Grade 3 Single Photo McCorkle First Place
Hayden Johnson Grade 5 Single Photo McCorkle Second Place
Karrah Johnson Grade 9 Single Photo McCorkle First Place
Brenna Barnett Grade 8 Needlework Central First Place
Hannah Staton Fabric Art Big Elk First
Park Circle Ensemble Kenova Grades 1-3 Third Place

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