“SPEAK TO THIS MOUNTAIN” Unforgiveness, fear, bitterness, cynicism, vengeance: these are tools which the enemy uses to infect us, to destroy our peace of mind, to inspire ungodly actions and agendas, and eventually, to destroy our souls. Unforgiveness blocks our blessings, our good health, our mental clarity, our wisdom, ourContinue Reading

Every person is discontent when another person deems them untrustworthy. If a person cannot trust you, if they cannot believe that you will keep your commitments to them, they will not be confident in keeping their commitments to you. What if you no longer trusted your employer to provide you withContinue Reading

CONFESSION: GOD’S PROTECTION 91:1 He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” —Psalm 91:1–2 Verse 1 answers theContinue Reading

The Lord is My Shepherd That’s why David said, “The Lord is my Shepherd” meaning I have everything I need. Meaning that the Lord is with me through my life and beyond. “He maketh me lie down in green pastures” What does it mean when the psalmist tells us thatContinue Reading

As Pastor of Maranatha Baptist Church, I would like to welcome Ambassador Andrew Young back to south Georgia where his preaching day’s  begun. Personal: Birth date: March 12, 1932 Birth place: New Orleans, Louisiana Birth name: Andrew Jackson Young Jr. Father: Andrew Jackson Young, a dentist Mother: Daisy (Fuller) Young, a teacher Marriages: Carolyn (McClain)Continue Reading

I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom deck himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorn herself with her jewelsContinue Reading

God acts through his word Words are powerful things. It is easy to imagine that words are empty and action is all that counts. But the reality is that in speaking we are acting. This is more obviously the case at some times than at others. Consider the words spokenContinue Reading

I have been studying Psalm 130 this week and wanted to share with you that it may bless you.. The first four words of this psalm would form an appropriate title: Out of the depths, and that is the title by which it is known in Latin (De Profundis). ThisContinue Reading

Moments Captured Around Maranatha Baptist Church Plains

Tony Lowden Tony is a well-rounded, godly man. Reared in North Philadelphia in a single–parent home, he understands the plight of poverty and illiteracy. He believes that in order for young people to become productive citizens in their communities, they must have a firm biblical foundation and a good education.  Tony doubleContinue Reading

1. To be a dynamic, spiritual organism empowered by the Holy Spirit to share Christ with as many people as possible in our church, community, and throughout the world. 2. To be a worshipping fellowship, experiencing an awareness of God recognizing His person, and responding in obedience to His leadership.Continue Reading

Maranatha Baptist Church was born out of the desire to see the kingdom of God instilled in Plains, Georgia. Originally named “Botsford Baptist Mission”, The church’s first worship service was held on May 22, 1977. Within a few short weeks, the church would take the name “Maranatha Baptist Church ofContinue Reading

“Maranatha” is a combination of two Aramaic words meaning, “Lord, Come!” The early Church greeted one another with this phrase in order to instill a sense of peace and hope during a time of persecution. In speaking these words, early followers of Christ were challenged to see the kingdom ofContinue Reading

You can read the statement in its entirety. Maranatha Baptist Church affirms historic Baptist distinctives, including: 1. Bible Freedom – the freedom for all to interpret the Bible under the Lordship of Jesus Christ. The Bible transforms our lives, supersedes any form of creed, and frees the individual to interpretContinue Reading

This will allow us to add a dvd order form, a subscription for viewing dvd’s online, and a discount subscription for other nonprofits and missions groups.