Awesome August 2022

Join us at Woodland Hills Loop Campus Mondays, August 8, 15, 22, & 29 at 7:00pm nightly for our annual Awesome August! Featuring Pastor Mike Stone, Tim Moore, Dr. Lloyd Scott, and Dr. Robert Jeffress. Meal will be served each evening beginning at 6:00. This is a free event.

AWESOME AUGUST FOOD DRIVE throughout the month of August.  Bring your non-perishable items to the foyer.

Monday, August 8

Pastor Mike originally came to Emmanuel Baptist Church, Blackshear, Georgia in October of 1996 as minister of music and became pastor in June 2002. He is a graduate of Valdosta State University.

As a committed and convictional Southern Baptist, Pastor Mike has served in many capacities in local Baptist association as well as state and national conventions. He served the Georgia Baptist Convention as preaching conference president, chairman of the Executive Committee and convention president. He has also served at the national level on the Resolutions Committee and is the immediate past chairman of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Monday, August 15

Tim Moore serves as the ministry’s new Chief Executive Officer and Senior Evangelist. He is also the President of our Board of Trustees. A native Kentuckian who lives in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, he and his wife, Amy, have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.

Tim entered the Air Force at age 17 to attend the United States Air Force Academy. Upon graduation, he completed pilot training and immediately served as an Instructor Pilot on the T-37 and then the C-130. While on active duty, he completed his master’s degree at the University of Arkansas. In 1998, Tim returned home to Kentucky and transitioned into the Kentucky Air National Guard. Over the next 10 years, he deployed repeatedly, including tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was named an Outstanding Graduate of the Air War College based on his analytical paper of Israel’s “Operation Moked” — the air campaign in the 1967 war. He retired as a Colonel after 34 years in the military, then continued to volunteer as an Admissions Liaison Officer and Congressional Nomination Board member for the Air Force Academy.

In 2000, Tim began flying as an Instructor Pilot for UPS. In 2006, he was elected to the Kentucky legislature as a State Representative. For 13 years he was an outspoken voice for godly principles in championing life, traditional marriage, and government that is limited to its appropriate sphere. He also chaired the “Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection” Committee, the Pro-Life Caucus, and the Prayer Caucus. He resigned from his legislative role to become the Director of Lamb & Lion Ministries.

Tim has also served in several local charities and on the Foundation Board of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. He took seminary classes through Liberty University and has been an ordained deacon and Bible study teacher for years in Sunday Schools, home groups, and deployed “tent city” locations. He is also an ordained minister and evangelist. Overriding all else, he also has a passion for the Lord’s soon return.

In 2013, Tim responded to Dr. Reagan’s invitation and became an evangelist with Lamb & Lion Ministries. In 2019, Dr. Reagan asked him to become his designated successor. The ministry board approved a 2-year transition plan to follow the wisdom of Proverbs 16:9“The mind of man plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.”

As the ministry’s Director, Tim is the editor of the ministry’s bi-monthly magazine called the Lamplighter. He is also the main host of Lamb & Lion’s weekly television program called Christ in Prophecy. This program is broadcast nationally on Christian networks which combined have access to millions of homes across the United States. And, through DayStar and the Internet, the program is available to every country in the world. The program deals with the prophetic significance of national and international events.

Monday, August 22

Pastor Scott graduated from the Eldorado High School System in 1972. He accepted his call into the ministry in January 1973 and was licensed at the Lily of the Valley Baptist Church of Houston, TX by Rev. J. B. Bolton. He was ordained as a Minister in April 1984 at Blueridge Baptist Church of Houston by Rev. Doctor Wilson Duke Richardson. He is a former student of Mt. Hope Biblical College, Houston, Texas and American Baptist College-Nashville, Tennessee-Southeast Extension. 

In June 2019 Pastor Scott celebrated 30 years of ministry at Eastern Star. He is currently the President of the newly developed Concerned Pastors’ of Port Arthur, a board member of Weed and Seed Redevelopment Steering Committee, NAACP, a board member S.E.T.I.O (Hurricane Rita disaster recovery), board member of Samaritan Counseling, Inc., and Chaplain of the Port Arthur Police Department.

 Pastor Scott loves to cook.  He cooks and caters for family and friends functions. His specialties include: gumbo, crawfish, fried chicken and fish, oxtail, greens, and almost anything you can think of.  He also makes a mean peach cobber and sweet potato pie!  He is truly a person with meals on wheels.

 Pastor Scott has been married to Hope Winifred Myles Scott since May of 1977. They have four children and eleven grandchildren.

Monday, August 29

Dr. Robert Jeffress is Senior Pastor of the 15,000-member First Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas and a Fox News Contributor.  He is also an adjunct professor at Dallas Theological Seminary.

Dr. Jeffress has made more than 4,000 guest appearances on various  radio and television programs and regularly appears on major mainstream media outlets, such as Fox News Channel’s “Fox and Friends,”  “Hannity,”  “Lou Dobbs Tonight,”  “Varney & Co.,” and “Judge Jeanine,” also ABC’s “Good Morning America,”  and HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.”

Dr. Jeffress hosts a daily radio program, Pathway to Victory, that is heard nationwide on over 1000 stations in major markets such as Dallas-Fort Worth, New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Seattle.

Dr. Jeffress hosts a daily television program, Pathway to Victory, that can be seen Monday through Friday on the Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) and every Sunday on TBN and also daily on the Hillsong Channel. Pathway to Victory is the second-highest rated ministry program on TBN’s Sunday schedule. Dr. Jeffress’ television broadcast reaches 195 countries and is on 11,295 cable and satellite systems throughout the world.

Pathway to Victory is available weekly on Fox Nation, the streaming service of the Fox News Channel, and is the only ministry program carried on that service.

Dr. Jeffress is the author of 27 books including, NOT ALL ROADS LEAD TO HEAVEN; A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN: 10 Surprising Truths About Your Eternal Home; CHOOSING THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE; COURAGEOUS: 10 Strategies for Thriving in a Hostile World; and his newest book being released September 2021, INVINCIBLE: Conquering the Mountains That Separate You From the Blessed Life.

Dr. Jeffress led the congregation in the completion of a $135 million re-creation of its downtown campus.  The project is the largest in modern church history and serves as a “spiritual oasis” covering six blocks of downtown Dallas.

Dr. Jeffress graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a D.Min., a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a B.S. degree from Baylor University.  In May 2010, he was awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree from Dallas Baptist University.  In June 2011, Dr. Jeffress received the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Dr. Jeffress and his wife Amy have two daughters and three grandchildren.

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