Faith & Family Summer 2020 - Page 10

To encourage a little more giving, the staff agreed to a pie in the face if mission goals were reached. A portion of each dollar from tithes and offerings helps fund the needs of over 8,000 missionaries worldwide. Brown’s wife, Julie, serves as the children’s minister. “I think we have a great team, because we are cohesive,” Brown said. “Secondly, we have the same heart for ministry. We want it to be meaningful, so people can grow in Christ and then lead others to Christ.” As far as annual events go, the church hosts Vacation Bible School every summer in addition to a Fall Festival around Halloween. “First, my encouragement is to seek the Lord. Second, find a fellowship of believers you can plug into and then allow the Lord to do His work through you.” PASTOR STEVE BROWN West Point Baptist Church offers a variety of classes, like this Bible study. 10 | Faith & Family