Trentside Baptist Church


  • Where Does Your Help Come From?

    July 10, 2020 Pastor Matt Hayden
    I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from?  My help comes from the  Lord the Maker of heaven and earth.  He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber
    Psalm 121:1-3


    When you need help, where do you look? When the psalmist lifted up his eyes to...

  • Unborn. Untold.

    July 8, 2020 Pastor Jeff Bell
    Last spring I received a humbling request from Ruth Coghill, a seasoned and passionate Bible teacher, and a vibrant part of our Trentside congregation and Bobcaygeon community. Ruth asked if I would be willing to read a rough draft of a book she was working on, and if possible, write an endorsement for it.  I had two immediate thoughts, one...
  • As the Story Goes

    July 6, 2020 Pastor Dave Gray

    When Katy and I were first married one of the shows we would often watch on a Sunday afternoon was  7 th  Heaven . I don’t know what it was about that show that we enjoyed so much, but each week we would sit down and spend an hour with the Camden’s. One thing that always amazed me was that each episode had an overall...

  • As For Me and My House

    July 3, 2020 Pastor Matt Hayden

    But if serving the  Lord  seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites,  in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household,  we will serve the  Lord .
    Joshua 24:15


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  • God Keep Our Land Glorious & Free

    July 1, 2020 Pastor Jeff Bell

      I received the biggest lesson on appreciating my “home and native land” of Canada at the most unexpected of times and in the most unexpected of places and by the most unexpected of people.

    In 2002 2003 Sara and I were living on the opposite side of the globe in South Africa.  While  there we were  told of a good...
  • To Take the Bible Literally or Not

    June 29, 2020 by Pastor Dave Gray
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    How to Read the Bible
    One of the most misused words in the English language has got to literally be “literally”. I heard someone say once, “I haven’t been there in literally forever.” That kind of a statement makes me want to ask, “So, you have never been there before?” What that person said and what they meant are two...
  • Salvation

    June 26, 2020 Pastor Matt Hayden

    Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.
    Acts 4:12


    One day a honeybee was buzzing around a little girl at a picnic. She screamed and ran away because she was scared the bee might sting her. The bee kept buzzing around and wouldn’t leave this little girl...

  • Several years ago good friends bought an old country home that dated back to the 1860’s, which they then poured in years of money and energy into home renovations (today their home is breathtaking and worthy of being in a Better Homes & Gardens magazine).  One day, early in the renovations, I came over to help my friend.  He...

  • The Courage to Wait

    June 22, 2020 Pastor Dave Gray

    In the ten minutes before our online church service we have a rotation of announcements that cycle through. For the past couple of weeks one of those images was aimed at building community by asking a question like, “What is your go-to morning drink?” (Coffee is the right answer, by the way). Yesterday the question was, “What...

  • God Provides

    June 19, 2020 Pastor Matt Hayden

    And my God will meet all your needs  according to the riches of his glory  in Christ Jesus.
    Philippians's 4:19


    Paul wrote these words. We know as we read his writings that he speaks from experience. As a missionary, he had faced many needs. He'd been thrown in prison, he'd faced persecution, and he'd suffered at the hands of...