Welcome to the website of Lakewood Baptist Church. We have designed this website to be both a source of information about our church and a resource for those seeking to know more about the faith we practice. We hope that you will find the site easy to navigate, and filled with the information you are looking for.
I invite you to visit our services, contact our staff, or simply utilize the resources of this website. Recent Sunday morning messages can be downloaded to give you a flavor of our verse by verse approach to studying the Bible. We invite questions and interaction about God’s instructions for living, and encourage you to do that by email or in person.
We are an inclusive multicultural, multigenerational group of believers with a connection to our military community. Our atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, and our focus is clear, we are serious about our faith. Our purpose is to Glorify God through our activities and our worship. Worship at Lakewood Baptist Church is characterized by:
- Deep Study of God's Word
- Teaching from the King James Bible*
- Singing of Traditional Hymns
- Traditional Sunday School
- Bible Study and Prayer Time
I would cordially invite you to come and visit our church; our services and other meetings that are listed in this website.Whether you come from a traditional church background or would like to learn more about faith in Jesus Christ, we would like the opportunity to make you feel at home. If you have questions please call (253-584-2483) or email us, we would enjoy the opportunity to interact with you and answer your questions. Come visit us and see firsthand what a group of people are like who are truly serious about living the life God designed for His children.
Pastor Dennis C. Stevenson, D.Min., Ph.D.
*Although preaching at Lakewood Baptist Church is from the King James Bible, we do not hold the King James only position in regard to English translations.
Deuteronomy 32:13 (KJV)
He made him ride on the high places of the earth, that he might eat the increase of the fields; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock;
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Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower.
When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart. This is he which received seed by the way side.
But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it;
Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.
He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.