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.
Nehemiah 9:3 (KJV)
And they stood up in their place, and read in the book of the law of the LORD their God [one] fourth part of the day; and [another] fourth part they confessed, and worshipped the LORD their God.
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According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.
For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.
If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.